United States en
logo
WINES
logo
 Log in or sign up  Orders and Returns
Wines
Spirits
Vertical Collections
ProducersBlog
en English
 United States
1. Ornellaia Vertical Collection 2013 - 2018 Ornellaia
WINES

Ornellaia Vertical Collection 2013 - 2018

€ 4,500.00
LAST AVAILABLE

The desire to nurture the Estate’s exceptional qualities has shaped Ornellaia’s philosophy since the beginning. Ornellaia is a cuvée of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc & Petit Verdot and the faithful expression of unique terroir developed in harmony with nature.

2013: What appeared to be a disadvantage for the 2013 vintage – late budding and flowering – proved to be a major advantage thanks to a warm summer and month of September offering textbook conditions for harvesting, with cool temperatures but a prevalence of sunny weather. This resulted in slow but complete ripening with great balance and a delightful aromatic quality, which we like to define as “Elegance”. Ornellaia 2013, with its dense, vibrant colour, has a nose of splendid aromatic complexity built around a limpid and brilliant fruitiness, underscored by refined spicy and balsamic notes. The mouth develops vibrant and complex fruity nuances framed by a dense, slender structure with tannins that attain a rare harmony between firmness and fleshiness, concluding with a long balanced and fresh finish.

2014: 2014 was one of the most demanding years in memory of, and has allowed us to produce high quality wines that are offering great delight. The late ripening of the grapes allowed the fruit to fully express its liveliness and freshness. What is particularly striking is the high quality of the tannins on the palate: silky, refined, without rough edges. This year represents the heart of the estate, Ornellaia’s ‘Essence’: its natural style, the exceptional quality of its terroir, and the competence of those who work in the vineyards and the cellar.

2015: Like people of great ‘Carisma’ (Charisma), wines of great vintages know how to impose themselves naturally, without force, their balance allowing them to shine without having to flaunt themselves. The 2015 vintage perfectly expresses this behavioural trait. Born during a particularly balanced harvest season, 2015 is certainly one of the great Ornellaia vintages. The usual intense colour indicates a wine of great texture and intensity, followed by a fruity scent that is ripe and fresh at the same time, emphasized by classic balsamic and spicy hints. On the palate it is rich, dense, and full-bodied, with an exceptional tannic texture, dense and velvety, of great refinement, that extends throughout the mouth. The long finish concludes with a feeling of firmness and finely spiced hints.

2016: 2016 represents another immensely successful vintage highlighting all the virtues of Bolgheri’s climate: abundant sunshine, without excessive heat, a dry summer to allow the grapes to achieve perfect ripeness and concentration, and just about enough rain to avoid stress. All these elements combine to yield a wine that shows lush ripeness and crisp firmness, opposing forces creating a sense of dense raciness we like to describe as “tension”.

2017: Ornellaia 2017 masterfully interprets what was a particularly warm and sunny year. The intense and dark colour heralds a wine of beautiful concentration; the nose, rich and complex, releases scents of ripe red fruits, accompanied by notes of sweet tobacco and vanilla. The taste reveals an Ornellaia of great balance, a combination of firmness and pleasant freshness.

2018: With its usual deep ruby-red colour, Ornellaia 2018 features a lively and intense aromatic expression, a distinctive mark of the vintage. Red fruits, citrus notes, hints of liquorice and Mediterranean scrub combine to form its profile. With the first taste it is enveloping and all its components well-balanced: the tannins, both dense and silky in texture, fill the palate with elegance and precision. The finish is lifted by a distinct tangy vein that enhances the sensation of freshness and persistence.

Packages Single bottle
Regions Tuscany
Countries Italy
Service temperatures 16/18 °C
Ideal moments Dinner with friends, Special event
Blends Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Certifications D.O.C.
  
ID 8050
Producer Ornellaia
Wine Style Wines / Red / Bolgheri
 
 
 
A UNIQUE COLLECTION
GUARANTEED PROVENANCE
ACCURATE SHIPPING
100% SECURE PAYMENT
enotecacollova.com  uses cookies and other technologies to ensure a reliable and secure site, measure performance, provide a personalized shopping experience and themed advertising. To do this we collect data relating to users, their behavior and their devices. By selecting "I accept", the user consents to this data collection and authorizes us to share this information with third parties, such as our marketing partners. In case of refusal we will only use essential cookies and the user will not receive personalized content. Select "Set Preferences" for further details and manage your options. The user can change his preferences at any time. For more information, please read our privacy policy.

Are you a new user?

Sign up

Do you already have an account?

Log in
Set Preferences
We collect information on user experience to provide relevant advertising content on our products. To select content suitable for the interests of the user, we may for example use information about his interactions on the site. We will share this information with third parties such as Facebook and Google. This allows us to provide relevant advertisements on third party websites and apps. We may also collect data, such as process data on advertisements (for example, when the user clicks on an advertisement and then makes a purchase) by making cross-connections between multiple devices.
Based on user interactions with the site, brand preferences and purchasing affinity, we will be able to show you personalized content: for example, items in the catalog that are appropriate to your preferences.
We use data to improve our shopping experience, avoid errors and test new features, as well as perform user experience and analysis relevant to the shop's activity.
The data collected by these services are necessary for the technical performance of the website, to provide basic purchasing functions and for security and fraud prevention purposes.
Thank you

Sign up for our newsletter to not miss all the news, promotions and get special discounts