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Ornellaia Proclaims Launch of the 2020 Vintages of Le Serre Nuove Dell’Ornellaia and Poggio Alle Gazze Dell’Ornellaia


The Mediterranean model of the Bolgheri property’s genius loci

New York, NY, September 21, 2022 – Ornellaia, the long-lasting Bolgheri property, is delighted to current the newest 2020 classic of Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia Bolgheri DOC Rosso and the elegant white Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia Toscana IGT Bianco, each of that are excellent embodiments of the distinctive Bolgheri wine area.

Le Serre Nuove dell’ Ornellaia, Ornellaia’s second vin, is probably the most speedy expression of the property’s model. A treasured cuvée of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, this wine is produced with the identical ardour and a focus to element as Ornellaia. Each classic is a mix of stylish amiability and Bolgheri-style complexity that’s able to evolving within the bottle for a few years to come back.

Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia, made predominantly from Sauvignon Blanc with a contact of Vermentino and Verdicchio, owes its elegant Mediterranean model to the particular microclimate that distinguishes the property. This yr, the white wine is enhanced by the Ambassadors of Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia mission, which pays tribute to the reference to the ocean and land of origin.

Axel Heinz, Property Director of Ornellaia, describes 2020 as a rare classic of big potential: “By way of winemaking, the 2020 classic might be remembered for its vitality, which resulted within the creation of wines of big potential. Over time, it is going to be thought to be one among Bolgheri’s best vintages akin to 2006, 2010 and 2016. The land responded to the situations, instilling exact traits in every selection. By a transparent imaginative and prescient, affected person analysis into the soil and the perfect expositions in addition to selecting which vines to plant, it has been attainable to convey the genius loci of this distinctive wine area, not solely within the ruby purple of Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia, but in addition within the straw yellow of Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia.” 

After a gentle and wet winter, the spring began slowly, defending the buds from frost. A moist June was adopted by an extended spell of drought till the top of August. The dry situations nurtured a sluggish and even veraison. The modifications in temperature between day and evening ensured that the grapes may develop all their fragrant potential and the correct ranges of acidity, whereas the early harvest and lack of water stress allowed the white grapes to convey all their great hallmark aromas.

On the Ornellaia property, every selection and parcel is vinified individually as a way to assure the utmost respect of the completely different traits of the grape with minimal human intervention. Olga Fusari, the Winemaker at Ornellaia, explains: “Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia 2020, with its deep ruby purple hue and purple highlights, fearlessly reveals a transparent and beneficiant fragrant expression, marked by ripe purple fruit aromas. The wine is tender, rounded and beguiling within the glass, along with being full-bodied, exhibiting nice steadiness between the construction, fullness and class.” She continues: “With its brilliant straw yellow hue, Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia 2020 shows a exceptional fragrant depth: woodland and white flowers, accompanied by white peach, sage and herb notes which might be launched within the glass. The wine elegantly and boldly fills the palate on tasting, exhibiting the correct steadiness between freshness, acidity and density. The end is energetic, enduring and savoury.” These are wines that show consideration to element, character and terroir.

Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia and Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia are imported completely into the U.S. by VINTUS.

About Ornellaia –

The identify ORNELLAIA is synonymous with nice winemaking and an genuine expression of the great thing about Tuscany. The property is located alongside the Tuscan coast, a brief distance from the medieval city of Bolgheri and its iconic cypress-lined strategy. Ornellaia Bolgheri DOC Superiore and Ornellaia Bianco are the property’s prime wines, ensued by the second vin Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia, Le Volte dell’Ornellaia and the white Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia. In simply over thirty years (the primary classic of Ornellaia was in 1985), the workforce’s dedication, along with optimum soil traits and microclimate, has resulted in important acclaim and public success inside Italy and internationally. 

About the Ambassadors of Poggio alle Gazze mission

The discharge of the 2020 classic goes hand in hand with the Ambassadors of Poggio alle Gazze mission, which is devoted to the Mediterranean Sea and Italian excellence. Coming from throughout Italy and past, the ambassadors have been chosen for his or her creativity and delicacies, designing recipes that pair completely with Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia. The cooks concerned on this version are Daniele and Andrea Zazzeri (La Pineta, Marina di Bibbona); Gennaro Esposito (La Torre del Saracino, Vico Equense); Andrea Migliaccio and Salvatore Elefante (Il Riccio, Capri); Emanuele Riccobono (Ristorante Zagara, Sciacca); Pietro d’Agostino (La Capinera, Taormina); Enzo Florio (Da Tuccino, Polignano a Mare); Roberto Gatto (Cip’s Membership, Venice); Mimmo Soranno (La Langosteria, Paraggi); and Antonio Colaianni (Ristorante Ornellaia, Zurich). Their dishes and Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia mirror the salinity of the ocean, for millennia a witness to the evolution of mankind, and the connection to a land that gives the traditional knowledge of time and endurance. 


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