1995 Ornellaia

- 6L
95
VM
Availability: In Stock
$2,355.00
Availability: In stock
Product ID
65137-6-AI
...There is a warm, almost exotic quality to the luxurious, rich fruit. Sweet tobacco and licorice add further layers of nuance and flavor. In magnum the wine still has a few years left, but bottles are further along in their evolution and need to be drunk over the next few years. The 1995 is a rather unique Ornellaia in that only a portion of the wine (40%) finished its malolactic fermentation in barrique, while the majority of the wine underwent malo in cask. The blend is 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc, and the percentage of new oak is 39%. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2014.

Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media
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Description ...There is a warm, almost exotic quality to the luxurious, rich fruit. Sweet tobacco and licorice add further layers of nuance and flavor. In magnum the wine still has a few years left, but bottles are further along in their evolution and need to be drunk over the next few years. The 1995 is a rather unique Ornellaia in that only a portion of the wine (40%) finished its malolactic fermentation in barrique, while the majority of the wine underwent malo in cask. The blend is 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc, and the percentage of new oak is 39%. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2014.

Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media
Product ID 65137-6-AI
Availability In Stock
Vintage 1995
Format 6L
Color Red
Country Italy
Producer Ornellaia
Rating 95 VM
Region Tuscany
Type of Wine Super Tuscan/IGT
OWC No
Varietal Proprietary Blend
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