The 2004 vintage of this wine was ranked #7 on the Wine Spectator's Top 10 Wines of 2007
Ornellaia 2008 represents one of the most classic expressions of the Bolgheri terroir. Fruit of a harvest that
was low in quantity but high in concentration, its character reflects both the generous ripeness reached in the
first ten days of September as well as the crisp, lively vibrancy encouraged by the cool, breezy days from
mid-September through October. Its colour is remarkably intense and deep, while the nose offers stunningly
rich, ripe fruit tones, alongside the classic balsamic and tobacco notes with hints of Mediterranean herbs.
The palate exhibits immense depth, complex and dense, with tannins that are powerful, but fine-grained,
velvety, and racy, giving Ornellaia 2008 a sensation of impressive solidity. A vintage with good aging