(From 2013 Vintage) The different varietals were fermented separately in small steel tanks to maintain their varietal characteristics intact. The alcoholic fermentation was followed by malolactic fermentation, again in steel tanks. The wine was then aged for 10 months, partly in barrique used for Ornellaia and partly in cement tanks, to obtain the perfect balance between tannic structure and an expression of fresh fruit.
Elegant and enjoyable, the 2005 vintage is characterised by ample fruity, slightly spicy notes. Round and full in the mouth, it combines the Mediterranean generosity of Sangiovese with the structure ...
Ken's Wine GuideWhen I eat Italian foods, I prefer a red wine with no hard edges and that can soften a red sauce’s acidity. I found everything I wanted in this entry level wine from Ornellaia. This very dark opaqu...