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Ornellaia Ornellaia 1997 3L Bottle

$999.00

SKU 04592

3L Bottle

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Category Wine
Varietals
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Bolgheri
Brand Ornellaia
  • ws95

Wine SpectatorDark ruby red. Shows intense blackberry, currant, fresh herb and mineral character on the nose. Full-bodied, with ultrafine tannins and a long, caressing finish. Still young and powerful.--1997 Italian blind retrospective. Best after 2009.

James Suckling, 2007
  • wa93

Wine AdvocateThe estate's 1997 Ornellaia (65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc) combines the large-framed opulence of the 1999 with the slightly more herbal notes found in the 1998. It is a big, plump wine packed with layers of fruit and well-integrated oak, showing outstanding length and the telltale note of sweetness on the finish that defines this vintage. Despite its approachable nature today, the 1997 appears to have enough structure to drink well for another decade. Both the 1997 Ornellaia and Masseto enjoyed a very strong showing in this tasting. 93/Anticipated maturity: 2007-2017.

Antonio Galloni, April 2007