Ornellaia 2016, dubbed “The Tension”, is a wine that effortlessly displays enticing opposing forces. Luscious ripe black fruit, deep concentrated sweet spices and mocha notes are framed by elegant and crisp acidity. The result is a wine that shows perfectly all the virtues of Bolgheri’s terroir and one that is simply a must have for Orneallaia’s lovers and collectors alike.
Producer Information: Ornellaia
One of the most acclaimed Italian wineries, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia is famous for crafting some of the most sought-after wines from Bolgheri. Part of the original “Super-Tuscans”, the eponymous wine, Ornellaia, is an ode to the Mediterranean character of this stretch of the Tuscan coast. Far from resting on their laurels, the winemaking team, headed by maverick estate director Axel Heinz, possess a full range of vibrant, long-lived, elegant wines that speak loudly about the potential of their unique terroir. Their range includes red wines, whites, dessert, grappa and even olive oil – all crafted with the same meticulous attention.