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Ornellaia Trio

Derek - Fri, July 08, 2016

Tenuta dell’ Ornellaia

Bolgheri

Le Volte 2014

Merlot 90% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Sangiovese 15%

91 2016-26

Sweet ripe fruit on the nose richness and depth and the palate starts with the same ripe black plum fleshiness. Firmer in the middle a more definite structure but it fills out at the back with sweet fruit yet there is enough freshness to brighten the finish.

Le Serre Nuove 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon 36% Merlot 32% Cabernet Franc 20% Petit Verdot 2%

94 2017-30

The nose is quite tight the start of the palate firm black cherry and sloe. There is sweetness in the middle ripe fruit fleshy black plum but it firms up on the back palate the finish is quite tight at the moment.

Ornellaia 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon 45% Merlot 38% Cabernet Franc 10% Petit Verdot 7%

97 2018-40

The nose has brooding richness the palate depth of black fruits rich ripe fleshy and supple. Discreet tannins add to the mid richness the black fruited mix at the back is rich the finish has concentration depth the fruit sweet.

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