Ornellaia, one of the Italian "first growths" is a remarkable cuvee crafted from vineyards grown on the exceptional terroirs of the Estate. With an extremely selective production, Ornellaia embodies a unique quality pedigree and style, renowned as one of the finest wines of Italy.
The 2011 Ornellaia, exhinits aromas of rich fruits, which are fully ripe yet crisp and lively, The aromas are complemented by delicate scents of balsam and toastiness. On the palate, the wine depicts a powerful concentration which immediately impresses along with silky smooth tannins. The velvety tannins fill the mouth but gives no indication of heaviness. The finish is deliciously pungent and spicy with a welcome crispness throughout.
Please note that the 2011 Ornellaia will arrive the third week of May 2014
Antonio Galloni- Vinous (AG): 96+
"The 2011 Ornellaia is another gorgeous wine. Mocha, plums, tobacco and licorice blossom from the glass in a rich, seamless wine endowed with stunning depth. Savory notes develop later, adding depth and resonance. The 2011 looks to have a broad drinking window that is sure to provide many stages of pleasure over the next 20+ years. The blend is approximately 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot."