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2010 Ornellaia Le VolteBlend from Italy


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  • 90 Antonio Galloni - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
  • 90 Decanter
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"The 2010 Le Volte dell’Ornellaia is big, juicy and expressive in this vintage. There is firmness of tannin that is unusual for this wine but that works beautifully here in preserving freshness and structure. Dark red cherries, flowers, mint and licorice are some of the many notes that emerge from this beautifully balanced Le Volte. In 2010 the blend is 50% Merlot, 30% Sangiovese and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. As always, Le Volte is made from a blend of estate-grown grapes and purchased wine. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2017."

90 Decanter

"A blend of Merlot, Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon this – as one would expect from Ornellaia – is a polished wine bursting with red and black cherries. The glossy, rich palate boasts more cherry fruit, complemented by savoury notes such as olives, thyme and sage."

Product Detail

Item # 70472
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-Region Toscana IGT

90 - Antonio Galloni - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

90 - Decanter

Vintage 2010
Color Red
ABV 14.0%
Varietal(s) Merlot, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Taste currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, red fruit, strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, cherry, asparagus, spice, ginger, vanilla, tobacco, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, lead, cedar, molasses and dark fruit
Nose violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, asparagus, green pepper, red fruit, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, mocha and vanilla