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2004 Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove

  • 91 WA
  • 92 WS
  • Variety
    Regional Blend

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SKU: 80382-2004-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 92

    Gorgeous aromas of currant and coffee, with hints of chocolate. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a lovely finish. Wonderfully balanced. Wow. The second wine of Ornellaia. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. 11,500 cases made.
    Author: James Suckling
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 91

    Serre Nuove is the estate's second wine. It is made from barrels that are culled out of the selection process for Ornellaia with most of the fruit coming from the estate's younger vines. The 2004 Serre Nuove offers beautiful harmony in its ripe fruit, outstanding length and fine tannins. It is a great example of the level of quality achieved by the second wines in this vintage.
    Author: Antonio Galloni
  • Self | Rating: 90

    Author: Juan K
  • Self | Rating: 90

    Slightly hot nose with primarily red fruit, dried cherries, red currants and rhubarb. Dried red fruit flavor with raspberry and cherry, lively tartness and mouth-coating tannins. Slightly chalky mouthfeel which gives into somewhat subdued finish. I expected more complexity and a stronger finish for this wine.
    Author: Oenosopher
A premiere estate located in Tuscany's Bolgheri coast, Tenuta dell'Ornellaia produces the renowned Merlot-based blends Masseto, Ornellaia, Le Serre Nuove, and Le Volte. The unique microclimate and combination of clay in the soil eventually proved ideal, epitomized by the 2001 Masseto, which garnered 100 points from the Wine Spectator. The pinnacle achievement at Ornellaia, the Masseto has developed a cult following for its limited allocation.

Ornellaia, a Cabernet, Merlot, Cabernet Franc blend which debuted in 1985, is the estate's signature wine. Le Serre Nuove, which requires less aging and displays a more fruit forward style, is something of a "second wine" and joins Le Volte, a Sangiovese, Cabernet, Merlot blend, as wines at a younger age.

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Collector Data For This Wine

  • 412 bottles owned
  • 62 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 90
    (Out of 62 collectors)