Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore 2016, Tuscany, Italy
PRESS: Decanter - 98 points. "2016 is one of the best vintages ever in Bolgheri, classic in style and balanced. It has a 'great sense of the classics without denying the past, a fully-fledged, more modern wine,' according to Axel Heinz. Crimson and dense in colour, it's full of restrained, brambly fresh fruit, clove, nutmeg and a salty butteriness, combined with velvety, masked tannins on the palate. It is at perfect phenolic ripeness, supported by refreshing natural acidity balancing the 14.5% alcohol. This will last for decades."
Robert Parker - 98 points.
James Suckling - 98 points.
Jeb Dunnuck - 98 points.
Country Hierarchy: Tuscany, Italy
Grape/Blend: Bordeaux Blend Red
Wine Style: Red - Bold and Structured
Alcohol Content: 14.5%