My Basket

Close

Ornellaia Poggio Alle Gazze 2013

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Poggio Alle Gazze is a white wine blend dominated by the Sauvignon Blanc grape alongside additions of Viognier, Vermentino and Verdicchio grapes. The separate lots of must are put in a combination of barriques (new and used), in steel tanks, and in concrete and oak vats. The wine was matured on the fine lees for 6 months, with regular bâttonage throughout the period, followed by the assemblage of the final blend. After a light fining, it rested an additional 12 months in the bottle before release.

The high proportion of Sauvignon Blanc in the blend dominates the aromas with classic notes of citrus, tropical fruit, lifted by a subtly sweet florality. Crisp and vibrant on the palate, it offers fruit that is notably vivacious and self-confident. Quite rich and with good weight, the impressions of sweetness derived from the sur lie maturation are well balanced with the zesty acidity, which drives a mineral-laden finish of impressive length.

Wine File
Producer:
Ornellaia
Country:
Italy
Region:
Tuscany
Sub Region:
IGT Toscana
Style:
White Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Sauvignon Blanc
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
13.5%
Closure:
Natural Cork
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
10.13
£32.00
A13ORNELLAIAPAG

The Producer Ornellaia | Bolgheri, Italy

Ornellaia Bellaria Vineyard

Lodovico Antinori established Tenuta dell'Ornellaia in the early 1980s with vineyards he had inherited and recognised the potential of the Maremma region. He set about creating a great estate to make wines in the emerging Super-Tuscan mould to...

Learn More

The Region Tuscany | Italy

Vineyards in the hills of Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany is the home to some of Italy's most beautiful cities.....and most iconic wines. Here the Sangiovese grape excels in the famous wines of Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano crafted for over six...

Learn More

The Primary Grape Wine By Grape Variety | Sauvignon Blanc

Organic Wine Vineyard

Sauvignon Blanc is a major white grape variety that is planted widely in Bordeaux, the Loire Valley and the New World, particularly New Zealand. If planted in cool regions on poor soils it has the classic green herbaceous flavours often reminiscent of gooseberries, green peppers,...

Learn More