Ornellaia Bianco 2018 Tenuta dell' Ornellaia

Ornellaia Bianco 2018 <span>(Magnum)</span> <a href='/wine/italy/tuscany/tenuta-dell-ornellaia/'>Tenuta dell' Ornellaia</a>

ex Vat € 469,00
in Vat € 567,49
Volume Magnum
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Classification Cru Classe
Type White
Brand Tenuta dell' Ornellaia
Vintage 2018
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Grape Sauvignon Blanc
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2032
Stock 0
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect

Professional reviews

Robert Parker (94)

The 2018 Ornellaia Bianco is mostly Sauvignon Blanc with a complementary 15% addition of Viognier for added structure and textural support. This vintage shows the usual understated or slightly reserved character that we've seen in past editions. With a little prodding and swirling, the bouquet opens gradually to reveal a pretty assortment of d'Anjou pear, white peach, honeysuckle and toasted almond. The wine is fermented in oak, but malolactic fermentation does not occur. There are pretty dustings of saffron and crushed stone that hint at the evolution and elegance to come with extra time in the bottle. This wine was just released in May 2021.

BOW (8.50)

Winespectator (93)

Rich and almost viscous in texture, this is a serious white from Tuscany, offering peach, melon, floral and thyme flavors that unfold gracefully on the palate, with hints of pine and sage. Shows excellent harmony and length. Sauvignon Blanc.

James Suckling (96)

Dried apple, lemon, lime and lemon curd on the nose with hints of cedar. Medium-to full-bodied with a solid core of fruit and a fresh, vivid finish. The vanilla cream and sliced fruit are so enticing. Just a hint of wood character at the end.

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