Tenuta dell'Ornellaia

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Tenuta dell'Ornellaia 2007 Masseto Merlot (Toscana)

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  1. $460
A perfect wine from a classic vintage, the 2007 Masseto (100% Merlot from a 17-acre vineyard of the same name) opens with an unabashedly opulent bouquet of delicious blackberry, cherry, chocolate, vanilla, exotic spice and cinnamon. Masseto excels both in terms of quality of fruit and winemaking and delivers plush, velvety tannins and an extra long, supple finish…  — M.L.  (12/15/2010)
99
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Tenuta dell'Ornellaia 2007 Ornellaia Red (Bolgheri Superiore)

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  1. $200
The 2007 Ornellaia is a masterpiece blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and a tiny element of Petit Verdot. The intensity and purity are outstanding and the wine delivers beautiful notes of chocolate, black cherry, leather, cedar and spice. It’s a big, modern expression that closes long with luscious softness and opulent fruit. Hold 10 years or more.  — M.L.  (12/15/2010)
99
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Tenuta dell'Ornellaia 2004 Masseto Merlot (Toscana)

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  1. $250
Even better than the highly acclaimed 2001 vintage, this Merlot from a tiny, clay soil vineyard in Bolgheri is just about everything you’ve ever dreamed of tasting. Gorgeous, generous, voluptuous, cheerful, succulent and intense: Masseto is all those things. The aromas are seamless and capture the essence of chocolate fudge, sweet cherry, blackberry, spice and…  — M.L.  (4/1/2008)
98
points

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia 2004 Ornellaia Red (Bolgheri Superiore)

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  1. $175
This is a hopelessly gorgeous wine with so much energy, intensity, density and good cheer. The superb ensemble—Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot—delivers chocolate fudge, ripe cherry, rhubarb, cola, tobacco and cedar wood. It’s tight and supple, with seamless harmony and excellent succulence on the finish. But it’s that incredible…  — M.L.  (4/1/2008)
97
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Tenuta dell'Ornellaia 2009 Masseto Merlot (Toscana)

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  1. $240
If you’ve ever wondered what makes this wine so special, the answer is simple: elegance. This shows polished fruit and spice aromas that are intense, balanced and beautifully integrated. The blend is 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, with the balance made up of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The palate is dense, rich, smooth and supple. Drink this after 2018.  — M.L.  (4/1/2013)
97
points

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia 2009 Ornellaia Red (Bolgheri Superiore)

  • Cellar Selection
  1. $240
If you’ve ever wondered what makes this wine so special, the answer is simple: elegance. This shows polished fruit and spice aromas that are intense, balanced and beautifully integrated. The blend is 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, with the balance made up of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The palate is dense, rich, smooth and supple. Drink this after 2018.  — M.L.  (4/1/2013)
97
points

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia 2008 Ornellaia Red (Bolgheri Superiore)

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  1. $215
The 2008 Ornellaia delivers concentrated aromas of forest fruit, raspberry and black cherry. There are beautiful elements of soft spice and chocolate at the back and the wine ends with soft, plush tannins and smooth, berry-rich flavors.  — M.L.  (2/1/2012)
97
points

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia 2006 Masseto Merlot (Toscana)

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  1. $460
This wine shows growing intensity the longer it stays in the glass and a very silky, polished feel in the mouth. Aromas include red fruit, spice and rosemary: this is a beautiful, balanced wine that will have a long life in your cellar.  — M.L.  (12/15/2010)
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