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Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove Dell'ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore Merlot Cabernets Sauvignon 2008 Wine Review

Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove Dell'ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore Merlot Cabernets Sauvignon 2008

Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove Dell'ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore Merlot Cabernets Sauvignon 2008

D.O.C., Tuscany, Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $59.95

Drink: 2012-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ornellaia

Agent: Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This estate has a track record envied by wineries all over the world. Demand today for the wines of Tenuta dell’ Ornellaia has never been higher. Le Serre Nuove, a blend of Merlot, Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc, and Petit Verdot, is a bright and fruity wine with red and black berries tinged by subtle oak nuances of chocolate and clove. My note: Tasty with dark fruit. Needs cellar time. A little short on the finish but none the less satisfying, especially for those who collection verticals of this wine.

This Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove Dell'ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore Merlot Cabernets Sauvignon 2008 was reviewed on October 30, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 140213
  • $51.49 
  • 64 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

The 2008 Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove Dell'ornellaia is a blend composed of 50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc and 6% Petit Verdot. It is medium bodied with nice aromas of integrated raspberry, prune, liquorice and smoky oak. Initially, the wine is a bit bretty, which goes away after some time in the decanter. The tannins are dusty and refined to tannic (decant between 1 to 2 hours) and the finish is long, smooth and with a bit of a minerality. It is good to drink now, but will nicely evolve for the next 10 years. My impression: BEAUTIFUL, 91.5 pts - recommended for a special occasion. Tasted Dec/10.

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