‘Fraxinus Ornus’ is the Latin name for Orniello. Ornellaia is named after this ancient Mediterranean plant and has also bestowed the epithet on this dessert wine. Ornus dell’Ornellaia is made from late-harvested grapes grown in a tiny vineyard. Time, experience and meditation.
“Intense and complex, Ornus dell’Ornellaia 2019 provides citrus notes of orange peel alongside dried apricot and amaretto aromas. Light cinnamon and vanilla notes complete the bouquet. The wine displays balance between the sweetness and acidity on the palate, giving an enduring and lively finish, without being heavy.”