Battle of the Bolgheri giants

Ornellaia 2018 presentation at the winery in February 2021

See these previous verticals: Sassicaia 2007 back to 1975, Sassicaia 2010 back to 1985 in magnum, Sassicaia 1999 back to 1970, Ornellaia 2003 back to 1985 and Ornellaia 2010 back to 1990. Above the full team, representing wine (left) and art (right), with facilitator, at the official online launch of Ornellaia 2018.

The 2018 vintages of arguably the two most famous wines of Bolgheri, produced on neighbouring estates, have just been launched. Sassicaia and Ornellaia are not cheap, and are almost identically priced. According to Wine-Searcher, the average price per bottle of these two 2018s is...