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2009 Tenuta dell Ornellaia

Italy's first growth! 97/100 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.

2009 Tenuta dell Ornellaia

Italy's first growth! 97/100 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.

$299.00

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Robert Parker r97 Wine Enthusiast we97 James Suckling js96
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2009 Tenuta dell Ornellaia

Italy's first growth! 97/100 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.

Robert Parker r97 Wine Enthusiast we97 James Suckling js96

Description

"97/100 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate"The 2009 Ornellaia caresses the palate with layers of seamless, radiant fruit. Sweet red berries, mocha, flowers, new leather and spices are some of the many notes that are layered in this sumptuous, totally beautiful wine. The 2009 stands out for its silky tannins and phenomenal overall balance. This is one of those wines that will probably enjoy a long drinking window. There is little question the ability to blend grape varieties was a huge help in this vintage. In my opinion, that is the main reason Ornellaia is a slightly more complete wine than Masseto in 2009. In one of my blind tastings, the 2009 made a very eloquent case for itself as the wine of the vintage. The blend is 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 21% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. In 2009 winemaker Axel Heinz used the highest percentage of Cabernet Franc ever in Ornellaia and gave the wine less time in oak, both with the goal of preserving as much freshness as possible. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2029.""

BrandTenuta Dell Ornellaia

RegionBolgheri, Tuscany

VarietalCabernet Merlot Cabernet Franc

Size750ml

Vintage2009

CountryItaly

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