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FALL 2015

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at morrellwine.com • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 81 ITAlY: TUSCANY a reTurn To classicisM s ince its first vintage in 1985, Tenuta dell'Ornellaia has shown the world that Tuscany is capable of competing on an international level. A Bordeaux blend first, yet with roots deep in Tuscan character, Ornellaia now produces one of the top wines in Italy, vintage after vintage. This has much to do with winemaker Axel Heinz, with his strict selection in the vineyard and the cellar, assuring that only the highest quality fruit makes it into the final blend. While the 2011 vintage gave us an extroverted and opulent Ornellaia, 2012 is a return to the classic structure and cool- toned fruit which put this property on the map in the first place. The 2012 Ornellaia is sure to go down as one of their greatest vintages. ✦ Tenuta dell'ornellaia ornellaia 2012 JS 97 » $225 "Excellent structure and mouthfeel. A cooler style of Ornellaia, bringing it back to the classicism of this celebrated region." (1559262) Tuscany's diversiTy shines Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo Toscana 2013 JS 95 » $28 "...Stylish, savory and delicious. One of the best values amongst Super Tuscan reds." (1556017) Podernuovo a Palazzone Sotirio Toscana 2010 JS 93 » $39 "A wine with truffles, berries and dried fruits with hints of dried mushrooms. Full body, with silky tannins and a juicy, fruity finish. Lovely forest floor and fruit character..." (1555065) Avignonesi Grifi Toscana 2010 wS 90 » $52 "Youthful, with exuberant black cherry, blackberry, chocolate and spice notes, this red is backed by a stiff,tannic spine. Needs time to integrate. Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese." (1555082)

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