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Bolgheri Tenuta Dell'Ornellaia DOC Ornellaia Frescobaldi  2009 - Lot of 1 Bottle
Bolgheri Tenuta Dell'Ornellaia DOC Ornellaia Frescobaldi  2009 - Lot of 1 Bottle Bolgheri Tenuta Dell'Ornellaia DOC Ornellaia Frescobaldi  2009 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Bolgheri Tenuta Dell'Ornellaia DOC Ornellaia Frescobaldi 2009

An incredible wine which envelops the palate with its opulence. Its superb minerality will keep you wanting more.

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Lot Description: Bolgheri Tenuta Dell'Ornellaia DOC Ornellaia Frescobaldi 2009

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 14.50 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Italy - Tuscany
  • Appellation/Wine: Bolgheri
  • Classification: DOC
  • Climat/Cuvée: Ornellaia
  • Producer/Owner: Frescobaldi
  • Vintage: 2009
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 55-60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20-25% Merlot, 15-20% Cabernet franc, 3-5% Petit verdot.
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 46
  • Yield (in hl/ha): 45
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • This cuvée is one of the stars of Bolgheri – the appellation in the Tuscan Coast reputed for its Super Tuscans. A blend of Bordeaux grape varieties cultivated on varied terroirs which, once blended, contribute to the complexity of the wine. After a period of aging, it gives off a rich variety of aromas: ripe black fruits lifted by hints of vanilla, smoky and spiced notes. The wine is opulent, round and generous, enveloping the palate with its flavours of black olives.

    Tenuta dell'Ornellaia is a 91-hectare domaine (76 hectares of which are currently cultivated) created in 1981 by Marquis Lodovico Antinori, and is planted with typical Bordeaux varieties (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot). In 2002, it was sold to the Californian group Robert Mondavi Winery, then in June of that year 50% was sold to Marchesi de Frescobaldi, a Tuscan wine-producing family. Marchesi de Frescobaldi became the sole proprietor in 2005. In a very short time, the premium domaine has risen to the top tier of the rankings. The vines are planted on the coastal strip of Tuscany and have produced some of the very finest crus (Masseto, Ornellaia, Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia – Ornellaia’s second wine – and Le Volte. Every effort is made here to produce the best wines on the planet: rigorous vine management, manual harvesting in crates, and vinification supervised by leading oenologists. Ornellaia (DOC Superiore) is barrel-aged for 18 months. The Bolgheri terroir has created a refined and elegant red wine; Ornellaia is complex yet suave and structured.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak -