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Type - Red

Strength - 14% Vol.

Grape - Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc & Petit Verdot

Excellent weather conditions in 2016 led to early ripening grape quality. "Ornellaia" is made ​​from a blend of grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, grown in vineyards in Bolgheri. Harvested by hand in boxes of 15 pounds and was subjected to a double sorting. Vinification of each grape variety held separately. Alcoholic fermentation lasted for 7 days at a temperature of 26-30 ° C in stainless steel vats. Maturation took place in barriques for 18 months at a controlled temperature. After bottling the wine is aged another 12 months before they go on sale.

The search for absolute quality and new ways of development of Italian winemaking led to the idea of Tenuta dell'Ornellaia - a place with limitless potential, managed wise and experienced people who want to turn every vintage masterpiece.
Winery Tenuta dell'Ornellaia was founded Marquis Lodovico Antinori, a representative of the famous wine Antinori family, in 1981, it is located in a beautiful part of Tuscany. From the outset, the company's goal was to create outstanding wines. Thanks to the passion and dedication, coupled with a unique terroir and an exceptional climate are producing wines have gained a resounding success and glory, and the winery Tenuta dell'Ornellaia has become one of the most important in the world.

Philosophy Tenuta del'Ornellayya based on the pursuit of high quality. Vineyards are farms in Bolgheri, Tuscany subregion, located off the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The mild Mediterranean climate and beautiful soil provide ideal conditions for ripening grapes. The total area is 97 hectares of vineyards, the vineyards grow varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Technology of production of each particular vintage chosen on the basis of the characteristics of the harvest, the grapes are harvested by hand only when it reaches optimum maturity. In homage to the unique and precious terroir grapes from each vineyard is fermented separately. Thanks to the people who invest in the work of your heart and soul, to create a truly unique and great "Supertuscan" wine. Today, agriculture is a company Marchesi de'Frescobaldi, belonged to the famous wine Frescobaldi family - one of the best wine producers in Italy.

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