Tenuta dell'Ornellaia, Ornellaia, 1996

Tuscany, Tuscany, Italy

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia, Ornellaia, 1996

Tuscany, Tuscany, Italy

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Grape Varietes: Cabernet Sauvignon 75%, Merlot 20%, Cabernet Franc 5% Wine Style: Bordeaux Inspired Reds Winemaker: Axel Heinz Optimum Drinking: 2017-2020 Reviewer Rating: 94 Reviewer: Wine Spectator Code: 102129
Estate Notes

Tenuta dell’Ornellaia is situated in Tuscany's breathtaking Bolgheri district, and the hamlet of Bolgheri affords stunning views reaching out to Corsica on a good day, providing the inspiration and physical climate that help create this legendary wine.

Ornellaia's mild maritime climate, together with very strict controls on quantity, minute attention to detail in vineyard management and rigorous selection, make Ornellaia one of the world's most unique and finest wines. The estate is at the top of Super Tuscan ladder, consistently producing excellent wine in every Tuscan vintage.

Reviews

"Ornellaia is superb this year. One of the best in years, with currant and blackberry and hints of mint. Full-bodied, with excellent tannin structure and a lovely, sweet berry aftertaste." Wine Spectator