2019 - Le Volte Dell'Ornellaia
Colour
Red
Producer
Ornellaia
Region
Bolgheri
Grape
Sangiovese / Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot
Drinking
2023 - 2030
Case size
3x150cl
Available Now

2019 LE VOLTE DELL'ORNELLAIA - 3x150cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Ornellaia
Region
Bolgheri
Grape
Sangiovese / Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot
Drinking
2023 - 2030
Case size
3x150cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £135.00 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, March 2021

    Le Volte is the third wine of the renowned Super Tuscan Estate, Ornellaia. It is an elegant, mid-weight wine that delivers an approachable, early drinking ‘super-Tuscan’ blend at a fraction of the price. It marries the softness of Bordeaux’s Merlot, the structure and depth of Cabernet Sauvignon and the beauty and vivacity of Tuscany’s Sangiovese. The 2019 is simply magical and a firm favourite with the Goedhuis team thanks to its juicy acidity, supple tannins, and bright red fruit. It is aged for 10 months in barrels previously used for Ornellaia and then concrete tanks. Winemaker Axel Heinz says this helps “obtain the perfect balance between tannic structure and an expression of fresh fruit”. Brilliant value.

  • AG

    Antonio Galloni, April 2021,
    Score: 91

    The 2019 Le Volte dell’Ornellaia is terrific. Bold, juicy and wonderfully expressive, the 2019 will drink well right out of the gate. Juicy black cherry, lavender, spice, menthol and chocolate are all kicked up a few notches. In 2019 Le Volte is especially dark and sumptuous, both of which add to its considerable immediacy and overall appeal. This is an especially fine vintage for the Ornellaia's entry-level bottling.

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Producer

Ornellaia

Since being founded in 1981 by Marchese Lodovico Antinori, Ornellaia has firmly established itself as one of the most revered wine estates in the world. Situated on the Tuscan coast, within the iconic Bolgheri appellation, the estate has long been dedicated to producing wines of unrivalled beauty and elegance. Thanks to the combination of Bolgheri’s unique terroir and growing conditions, Ornellaia consistently produces world-class wines from Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sauvignon Blanc grapes, all of which are full of Mediterranean charisma. With an eighty-person strong team working full-time, Ornellaia’s passion and attention to detail is essential to its legacy; complacency is forbidden, and such is their meticulous approach, that everything is done on a grape-by-grape basis. Since 2006, Winemaker and Estate Director Axel Heinz has attributed a single word to each year, with the intricacies of individual vintages being wonderfully captured by a chosen contemporary artist and reproduced as an exclusive label, as well as a site-specific work of art that remains part of the estate’s permanent collection. Not only is Ornellaia an ambassador for the region, but the estate also reaffirms the belief that Bolgheri’s distinctive climate and diversity of soils creates wines as complex and delightful as any in the world.

Region

Bolgheri

The medieval town of Bolgheri was originally made famous by the poet Giosuè Carducci who wrote about the stunning Cypress Avenue, a breathtaking and magical three mile long corridor of trees leading up to the entrance to the village. Swept away to the coastal and most westerly area of Tuscany, Bolgheri has become synonymous with wines known as ‘Super Tuscans'. Composed of classic Bordeaux varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc (intermixed with the occasional Sangiovese), the Super Tuscans began as mere experimentation in the 1960s and 70s. These international French varieties flourished in Bolgheri's warm, yet maritime climate which resulted in unexpected success and reknown. It is here that one finds such famous names as Ornellaia, Tignanello and Sassicaia.