Tenuta dell'Ornellaia, Ornellaia, 1998

Tuscany, Tuscany, Italy

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia, Ornellaia, 1998

Tuscany, Tuscany, Italy



  • Bottle
  • Case of 6


Grape Varietes: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Style: Bordeaux Inspired Reds Winemaker: Thomas Duroux Optimum Drinking: 2018-2020 Reviewer Rating: 96 Reviewer: Wine Spectator Code: 100159 Fill Level: In neck. Label Quality: Some light bin-soiling / slight nicks to labels
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.

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"A cool and sleek Tuscan red, with tarragon and fresh sage aromas, blackberry and cherry undertones. Full-bodied, with a wonderfully silky palate of fine tannins and a long, fruity finish. Very sophisticated and reserved." Wine Spectator