The first wines from Ornellaia’s Archivio Storico project will go on sale next month at Sotheby’s New York auction.
Italian Super Tuscan Ornellaia has partnered with Sotheby’s to give collectors access to rare vintages.
Staying faithful to its core markets has enabled Ornellaia to build up its portfolio in Asia and pave the way for its single-vineyard icon, Masseto, its winemaker has said.
Italian Super Tuscan Ornellaia recently finished the longest harvest in its history, lasting some three months in total.
Tuscany’s Ornellaia, known for producing some of Italy’s most collectible reds, has released its first serious white wine in an effort to explore the potential of white varieties in Bolgheri.
With strong brands, good volumes and consistent quality, the Super Tuscans are driving the Italian category in the secondary market.
The 2013 vintage of Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia, the Super Tuscan’s “second wine”, will be released this week with a few small changes to its packaging.
A collection of special edition Ornellaia raised €202,700 for charity in an auction held in Switzerland last week.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi came armed with a trio of Super Tuscans with which to woo US President Barack Obama during a visit to the White House this week.
Magnums of 1959 Mouton Rothschild and an ex-cellar consignment of 1995 Ornellaia will lead Sotheby’s next London sale this month.
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