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2017 Ornellaia

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The 2017 Ornellaia from Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, Bolgheri Superiore, Italy

The 2017 Ornellaia from Tenuta dell’Ornellaia encapsulates the spirited resilience of the Bolgheri Superiore region, crafting a beautifully layered endowment of flavour and complexity in an otherwise challenging year. This vintage shines a spotlight on the unflappable virtues that mark out the finest wines from Italy.


Blessed by Trials - The Vintage’s Tale

Eyeing the climatic conditions of 2017, one might have forecasted a tumultuous ride for vintage production. In this extremely hot and dry year, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia showed their quintessential ingenuity and impeccable vineyard management to maximise the concentrated fruit and structure that such weather conditions can yield.


The Art of Adaptation – Harmonious Complexity

This complexity speaks vividly upon uncorking; hallmarks of Mediterranean black fruits, plum, gently woven with toasted notes from meticulously controlled oak aging. A refreshing aspect of the 2017 Ornellaia is in its balance; this intense fruit leads into judicious acidity and supple ripe tannins, culminating in a long finish with hints of dark chocolate, demonstrating an exceptional harmony even in youth.


Investing in Perseverance - Finesse in the Face of Adversity

The 2017 vintage sets itself apart as testament to Tenuta dell’Ornellaia's unwavering commitment to quality, turning what could have been adversity into opportunity. It is, indeed, its ability to capture the character of the vintage while staying true to its Bolgheri roots that ensures the suitability of this wine for investments. If ever there was a year that cried out for the alchemic wizardry of Tenuta dell’Ornellaia's winemaking team, 2017 was it.

To invest in the 2017 Ornellaia is to invest in a victory over adversity, a triumph of skill and finesse over capricious weather. This vintage has taken the idiosyncrasies of an exceptionally challenging year and transformed them into an asset, creating a wine that is as notable for its resilient intensity as it is for its enduring value. Truly a snapshot of what makes the fine wines from Italy resonate in the hearts, and portfolios, of discerning connoisseurs worldwide.

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