Ornellaia Le Volte 2009, Igt Toscana

Red Blend Red Blend
Tuscany, Italy

$29.95 (964221)

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Critic Reviews (5)

Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

The 09 saw the merlot ripen early while the cabernet sauvignon and sangiovese hung longer delayed by September rains....

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Le Volte is the third stringer at the merlot/cabernet based Ornellaia estate in Bolgheri. This is thoroughly modern...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Best described as the ‘third wine’ of Ornellaia, the 2008 Le Volte is a well made, fresh, and polished offering....

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Ornellaia's second label has not been the most consistent of wines but this example is very modern leaning with ripe...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Simple, fruity-herbal-vegetal Tuscan red, balanced and friendly, pleasantly drinkable. A fine sub-$20 wine, but $30...

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Stella Genova
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Gary Killops
Gary Killops

Having a few bottles of 2009 I was able to taste this next to the recently released 2010 vintage. Perhaps a few bottles still remain in LCBO inventory, but more than likely to taste to taste one now, it will from a private collection or restaurant that may still have some left. This Super Tuscan, while quite good lacked some of the big structure and fruit that other vintages offer. More earthy and herbaceous, not a bad thing, just not what I was expecting or profiling. More merlot like in profile. Still very food friendly, best with poultry and grilled meats.

(Tasted October 2012)

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