Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2017 | Concentrated and Succulent
Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2017 pours a bright, medium ruby in color. Enticing aromas of fresh raspberries, cherries, and red plums waft from the glass, followed by violets, allspice, and toast notes. So vibrant and fresh on the palate, with Bing cherries, licorice, and fresh herbs all carried on a medium-full bodied texture whose firm tannins give the wine serious structure for the price.
92WA | Lots of big, dark fruit and a lack of water in the grapes define the unique personality of the Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2017. While providing a highly extracted and succulent expression that delivers abundant fruit sweetness. The key to this vintage was waiting for proper ripeness, says estate manager and winemaker Axel Heinz. “The grapes continued to get smaller throughout the summer,” he says. That lack of water resulted in very concentrated fruit, giving this entry-level wine a rich and modern feel as a result.
Stunning Complexity | Amazing Affordability
Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2017 succeeds wildly in delivering stunning complexity and welcome affordability. It may have taken an unexpected drive through an iconic vineyard to discover all of the charms of the 2017 Tenuta dell’Ornellaia Le Volte Toscana Rosso, but the effort was more than worth it. We’re confident that you’ll agree, too.
Ornellaia Super Tuscans
So, the team at Ornellaia, is best known for its expensive and luxurious Super Tuscans. While always wanting to share the unique beauty of their land. And the wine that comes from it with a wider audience. Of course, the result is Le Volte, a wine that’s delicious right now. But has the stuffing to age for another five or six years with ease While offering the experience of what makes Ornellaia a worldwide icon without the same triple-digit price tag of their flagship bottling.
Ornellaia has remained at the top of the Italian wine world through a unique combination of savvy farming. While they work the land in highly defined parcels in order to coax out all of the magic inherent in the earth itself—and cutting edge technology. Yet, this is how they, without fail, craft wines that are beloved by collectors and sommeliers all over the world.