Enio Ottaviani


Tasted December 1, 2016 by quaglia with 168 views


Some examples from the varied production of Cantina Ottaviani.

Flight 1 (6 notes)

White - Sparkling
2015 Enio Ottaviani Rubicone Sinfonia Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Rubicone
78 points
Brilliant straw yellow. Medium sparkling.
Nice at nose: almonds and white flowers' bouquet.
Coherent at taste, with a vibrant acidity and an almond background.
2015 Enio Ottaviani Chardonnay Rubicone Mada Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Rubicone
76 points
Golden yellow, with an intense brightness.
Taking some time to open, then showing flowers hints (acacia) and white fruits (pears).
Medium structure, but low fruit at taste. Unbalanced on the harsh side.
2015 Enio Ottaviani Rubicone Clemente Primo I Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Rubicone
83 points
Riesling 40%; Sauvignon 30%; Pagadebit 30%
Nice brilliant golden yellow.
Complex and fine at nose: fruit (pears and banana); floreal (ginesta and acacia)
Nice entry, fruity, followed by a long mineral/ bitter ending; overall well balanced. Lacking some structure.
AiS Rom 80/85 2016; AiS 80/84 2017
2013 Enio Ottaviani Rubicone Clemente I gold Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Rubicone
80 points
Same wine as the Clemente I, but aging a few months in barriques.
Very nice brilliant golden yellow, with greenish tones.
Complex and fine at nose: mainly agrumes (cedar) and a fumè background.
Wood hints prevailing at taste, but supported by a good acidity and high minerality. The wood is not providing a structure.
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2013 Enio Ottaviani Sangiovese di Romagna Sole Rosso Superiore Riserva Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Sangiovese di Romagna
85 points
Ruby red.
Intense, complex and fine nose: a nice fruit (plum) a bit covered by an alcoholic note. Some vanilla and tertiary hints (chocolate).
Very good at taste, with a good fruit and a nice acidity. Alive Tannins, but well integrated. 14%
Sangiovese from hill zone
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2015 Enio Ottaviani Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore Caciara Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Sangiovese di Romagna
84 points
Ruby red, with purple rim.
Intense, complex and fine at nose: dried flowers and red fruits (cherries).
Intense and persistent at taste. Fruity, with a young tannin, already well integrated. Nice structure. 13,5%
Sangiovese from lowland vineyard.
AiS Rom >86 2016; AiS 85/88 2017
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