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Le Volte dell’Ornellaia

2017 | Italy | Tuscany 750 ml | 14.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Spice (mix)
  • Good with
  • Chicken
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥420
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    Description:

    Ornellaia has established itself among the iconic wine estates in italy (and beyond), specialising in "Super Tuscan" red wines. The estate is dedicated to producing charming and opulent ines, full of Mediterranean character and finesse, reflecting the estate's unique terroir in Bolgheri on the Tuscan coast.

    Le Volte dell’Ornellaia combines a Mediterranean expression of generosity with structure and complexity, reflecting the philosophy of Ornellaia. It represents the first step into the Ornellaia family, and is an ideal wine for everyday enjoyment. Lots of big, dark fruit and intense concentration define the unique personality of the 2017 Le Volte dell'Ornellaia, with ripe redcurrants, caramelized orange peel and lilacs on the nose. Ripe red fruits and spices are sustained on the palate by crisp acidity and an open, enveloping tanni structure. This is highly extracted and succulent expression that delivers abundant fruit sweetness, with a super long finish. 
    Rated 92/100 by The Wine Advocate and 91/100 by James Suckling. 

    Variety Description

    Cabernet Sauvignon

    Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world's most widely recognized red wine grape varieties. It is grown in nearly every major wine producing country among a diverse spectrum of climate. Cabernet Sauvignon became internationally recognized through its prominence in Bordeaux wines where it is often blended with Merlot and Cabernet Franc. South Australia, Western Australia & California in the USA have become well-known for their Cabernet Sauvignon wines. The classic profile of Cabernet Sauvignon tends to be full-bodied wines with high tannins and noticeable acidity that contributes to the wine's aging potential.

    Merlot

    Merlot is a dark blue-colored wine grape variety, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. The name Merlot is thought to be a diminutive of merle, the French name for the blackbird, probably a reference to the color of the grape. Its softness and "fleshiness", combined with its earlier ripening, makes Merlot a popular grape for blending with the sterner, later-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon, which tends to be higher in tannin.

    Sangiovese

    Sangiovese is a red Italian wine grape variety, most famous as the only component of Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino and the main component of the blend Chianti, Carmignano, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Morellino di Scansano. Sangiovese often has a flavor profile of sour red cherries with earthy aromas and tea leaf notes. Wines made from Sangiovese usually have medium-plus tannins and high acidity.

    Country Description

    Italy

    Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world, and Italian wines are known worldwide for their broad variety. Italy, closely followed by France, is the world’s largest wine producer by volume. Italy's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MIPAAF), has documented over 350 grapes and granted them "authorized" status. There are more than 500 other documented varieties in circulation as well. Some of the more famous grapes include Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano, Garganega, Nero d'Avola, Sangiovese and Corvina. Grapes are grown all the way from Peidmont and Veneto in north, through Tuscany all the way including Sicily in the south.The three most iconic Italian wines are Barolo, Barbaresco, and Brunello di Montalcino.

    Region Description

    Tuscany

    Located in central Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast, Tuscany is home to some of the world's most notable wine regions. Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano are primarily made with Sangiovese grape whereas the Vernaccia grape is the basis of the white Vernaccia di San Gimignano. Tuscany has thirty-three Denominazioni di origine controllata (DOC) and nine Denominazioni di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG). In the 1970s a new class of wines known in the trade as "Super Tuscans" emerged. These wines were made outside DOC/DOCG regulations but were considered of high quality and commanded high prices. More than 80% of the regions' production is in red wine.