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Ornellaia 2010 25th Anniversary

C$250.00 Excl. tax
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Deep ruby ​​red, dense. Notes of wild fruit jam with hints of chocolate, cassis and tobacco. Rich and balanced with soft tannins on a lengthy finish.

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BOLGHERI DOC SUPERIORE

 

The desire to nurture the Estate’s exceptional qualities has shaped Ornellaia’s philosophy since the beginning. Ornellaia is a cuvée of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc & Petit Verdot and the faithful expression of unique terroir developed in harmony with nature.

 

53% CABERNET SAUVIGNON

39% MERLOT

4% CABERNET FRANC

4% PETIT VERDOT

 

The 2010 growing season will be remembered for being one of the latest in recent years. From budbreak on, in fact, the growth stages were some 10 days behind normal, and that slow pace continued through to the harvest. A rainy spring was followed by a hot, dry Summer, which favoured optimal development of the clusters. A few rain showers interrupted the harvest in September, but adequate dry, sunny periods allowed the fruit to fully ripen. Painstaking vineyard management, and careful leaf-pulling in particular, ensured that the grapes were sound and healthy. Cool nights encouraged fine development of aromatic compounds, with the grapes displaying remarkably crisp fruit and floral qualities. Picking began in mid-September and concluded on 12 October with the late-ripening varieties.

 

WINEMAKER’S TASTING NOTES

 

“The 2010 vintage was among the coolest and latest-ripening in recent years and yielded one of the most elegant expressions of Ornellaia. A deep ruby hue announces remarkable complexity on the nose, releasing heady fragrances of dark wild berry, pungent spice, and smooth pipe tobacco. The palate is finesse par excellence, with silky tannins and bright, clean-edged fruit, crowned with a finish boasting impressively racy tannins.”

Axel Heinz – May 2012

 

RATINGS

 

Wine Advocate 97+

Wine Spectator 94

James Suckling 95

Antonio Galloni 97

Falstaff 95

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