Ornellaia L’Incanto | 2012 | 750 ml.
Item #: 40301
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The 2012 growing season was characterised by an abundance of sunny, dry weather; some rain did fall as well, but it occurred in just the right periods, before the harvest, and helped the vines to cope with the hot, dry conditions. The result was an even, consistent ripening process that in the end yielded generous, full-volumed wines that are remarkably appealing and seductive, with an overall character that we like to define with the word Incanto (“Enchantment”). Ornellaia 2012 appears a deep ruby, and a remarkably beguiling bouquet boasts rich fruit and spices notes. The palate shows well-rounded, full, and generous, with glossy tannins and a complete absence of any roughness. The 2012 lacks none of the proverbial concentration that distinguishes Ornellaia’s, great vintages, but this vintage adroitly masks that richness behind an expansive, magisterial structure, then concludes with a near-endless finish.
There are few regions as picturesque as Italy's Tuscany. And there are few regions that produce finer wines, either. Tuscany is home to legendary wine regions Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti, among others, where the red wine grape Sangiovese is king. It's also home to "Super Tuscans," a category of Tuscan wines that don't officially fall within the Italian wine classification system.
|Product Location - Location-Appellation||Bolgheri|
|Package Size||750 ml.|
|Brand||Tenuta dell’ Ornellaia|
|Bottles per Case||12|
|Wine Type||Table Wine|
|Wine - Color||Red|
|Grape(s)||56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot|
|Primary Grape||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Dollar Sale (Y/N)||No|