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Ornellaia 2012 Wine Review

Ornellaia 2012

Ornellaia 2012

Bolgheri, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:95/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $103.95

Drink: 2018-2030

Bottle size: 375 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ornellaia

Agent: Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants

Natalie's Score: 96/100

This wine really needs some serious time to unwind: it's wound up tighter than a cobra right now. Lots of black fruit and toasty oak with massive tannins gripping on the palate. Structured like Back: big, deep, heavy tones. Pair with eternity.

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This Ornellaia 2012 was reviewed on November 28, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

Wow! Deep ruby, with an opaque centre, the 2012 Ornellaia shows the perfect balance of sweet fruit, savoury traits, rich texture, structure, and overall balance. Concentrated dark fruit, cacao, espresso, leather, spice, it's jam packed with an obundance of fine tannins. The winemaker achieve beautiful balance in this iconic wine. Ideal with wide range of Tuscan dishes, especially thick cut bistecca alla fiorentina (steaks). It's elegant, structured, and built to be cellared and enjoyed over the next few decades. Tasted November 2015. 95 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
This is the half bottle size of this wine. This Italian red wine classic Superiore Tenuta dell'Ornellaia has a huge, dense texture and weight. Excellent balance, length and depth. - Community Wine Reviews

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