"The 2001 Ornellaia offers up violets, black cherries, minerals and earthiness in a big, structured style. The wine’s sheer intensity and thrust are nothing short of remarkable. Ideally, readers will give the 2001 another few years in bottle; as it is truly majestic stuff but will require patience.""(96pts RP)
Removed from Mr. Knott's large temperature-controlled subterranean wine cellar.