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Ornellaia 2013 Wine Review

Ornellaia 2013

Ornellaia 2013

Bolgheri, Tuscany D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:96/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $464.95

Drink: 2019-2030

Bottle size: 1500 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ornellaia

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

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 firm tannins on the palate. Beautifully structured with deep concentration. Pair with rare meats. Decant 2 hours. The magnum size of this wine that's equivalent to two regular 750 ml bottles. Finishes with espresso, leather, spice. Pair with Florentine steaks. This Italian red wine classic Superiore Tenuta dell'Ornellaia has a huge, dense texture and weight. Excellent balance, length and depth.

Food pairings: rack of lamb, roasted lamb shanks in red wine sauce, crown pork roast.

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This Ornellaia 2013 was reviewed on November 12, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Ornellaia 2013 is a red wine blend from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot grapes. Wine grapes were hand-picked with each variety separately vinified. Total maturation was 18 months in 70% new and 30% previously used oak barrels with assemblage of the wines occurring after one year of maturing in barrel, then returned to barrel for the balance of maturation. Ornellaia 2013 also aged one year in bottle prior to its release. - Community Wine Reviews

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