Created in honour of the ‘buttery’, who remain the symbol of the Maremma region, strong and elegant at the same time.
The Ornello (from the name of the wood – manna ash), is a long, pointed stick that is still used today for driving cattle. It stands out for its substantial percentage of Syrah grapes that make it very full and rich, nonetheless retaining the typical elegance and freshness of Rocca di Frassinello's wines.
Intense ruby red. On the nose it has balsamic and roasted coffee notes. On the palate there are notes of woody undergrowth and soft, velvety tannins.
The company was born of a joint venture between Castellare di Castellina and Domains Baron de Rothschild-Lafite, the most famous chateau in the world. The Baffonero vineyard lies below the winery designed by Renzo Piano, on terrain with perfect exposure.
Pairing Suggestions: It pairs well with meat dishes, including roasts, cold cuts and medium-mature cheeses.
Maturation: Vinification: In steel Refinement: in 50% new barriques Duration of refinement before bottling: 12 monthsRefinement in the bottle: Refinement in the bottle: 5 months.