Note well: The images of our auctions, represent the bottles actually offered for sale have been realized by our staff and are exactly the bottles that you will receive at home! The conditions are always perfect!
and more, all wines sold by us, are maintained in perfect condition, in our temperature controlled warehouses at 14 and 16 ° C, in a horizontal position and in the absence of light. All our sales are guaranteed, money back guarantee!
As what seems to be becoming increasingly the norm, the winter of 2016 was characterized by abnormally warm weather with heavy rainfall in February. Budbreak took place on time in the last week of March. The abundance of water in the soil and the warm weather in April led to quick and normal vegetative vine growth. Towards May temperatures returned to normal, slowing the growth down slightly, bringing about the flowering which took place in the last week of May with dry sunny weather, perfect for a good fruit-set. The summer was average with very little rain, favouring a notable water stress towards the end of the ripening stage. The usual August holiday period storms were also absent, maintaining a state of hydric stress through the first part of the harvest, but luckily with temperatures that significantly cooled off at night, allowing the vines to recover from the daytime temperatures. Ripening went on steadily building up excellent phenolic potential and a balanced sugar/acidity ratio. Harvest started early on the 24th August with young vine Merlot. By mid- September a few rain showers arrived, that allowed to complete harvest under virtually perfect conditions, sunny, but moderately warm, and enough water in the soil to prevent the vines from shutting down. Harvest was concluded on the 12th of October with the later ripening varieties.
Labels, capsule and wine level in excellent status, please see the original pictures.
The bottles in the pictures is exactly the bottles you will receive at home.
The wooden crates and the boxes are sealed, come directly from the manufacturer and kept in perfect condition.
Secure shipping with solid package with express courier: I use TNT and BRT Express Courier for Italy; Dpd, Tnt, Dhl and Ups for all the EU-Country. It depends from the destination Country. I will post the tracking number after shipped.
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For countries with customs restrictions (USA, Canada, etc.), please verify that You are able to receive the parcel, otherwise the package will be blocked from the custom (it's is only your own risk!)
- Red wine
- Producer, Name of wine
- Tenuta dell'Ornellaia "Le Volte"
- Number of bottles
- Bottle size
- Magnums (1.5L)
- Toscana IGT
- Original packaging
- In original wooden case
- Label Condition
- Fully intact, readable label
- Capsule/Cork condition
- Fully intact metal capsule
- Critic Score
- 92/100 points, Stephen Tanzer