Isole e Olena

About Isole e Olena

Made all the more impressive given the incredibly high bar set by the two previously outstanding vintages (2015 and 2016), Isole e Olena has been on a relentless march of excellence in recent years. Currently one of the most widely loved and highly sought-after producers in Tuscany, the Piedmont-native de Marche family purchased two properties, Isole and Olena, in the 1960s before combining them to leave current owner Paolo de Marche as the passionate head of an iconic estate situated on the Western flank of Chianti Classico.

Exposed to the cooling maritime influences of ocean breezes more so than almost any other producer, Isole e Olena benefits greatly from tempering of the ferocious Tuscan sun as a result, slowing ripening thus allowing beautiful development of fruit without soaring alcohol nor elevated sugars. Its effect on the final wines is clear for all to taste, with a more elegant, fresh and beautifully perfumed character than many of their neighbours.

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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Isole e Olena Cepparello 2014 (6x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €728.24
2014

Isole e Olena Cepparello 2014 (6x75cl)

Antonio Galloni - Vinous (95-97)

Isole e Olena's 2014 Cepparello is mind-blowingly beautiful. The product of a long, cool growing season with perfect weather at the end of the fall. Dark, savory and intensely mineral, the 2014 possesses remarkable depth and intensity. In 2014, the grapes reached full maturity at lower sugars than is the norm today. I tasted the 2014 from an assortment of barrels. If the finished wine is like the wine I tasted from barrel, the 2014 Cepparello will be one of the big surprises of the vintage. I love the mid-palate depth here.
In Stock in Cru LCB

Tuscany 6x75cl 1 95-97 (VN (AG)) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €728.24
Isole e Olena Cepparello 2017 (6x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €493.99
2017

Isole e Olena Cepparello 2017 (6x75cl)

Vinous (97)

The 2017 Cepparello is another in a series of stunningly beautiful Cepparellos from Paolo de Marchi. Bright and beautifully focused in the glass, with tremendous depth, the 2017 is positively stellar from the very first taste. Succulent dark cherry, plum, licorice, spice, menthol and coffee all open up with a bit of air. Here, too, Paolo De Marchi has done a tremendous job in preserving freshness in the wine. Readers who can muster the patience will be rewarded with a spectacular wine.
Delivery to Storage from 29 Nov 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 10 97 (VN) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €493.99
Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 2017 (12x75cl)
Inc. TAX: €457.57
2017

Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 2017 (12x75cl)

James Suckling (93)

A very pretty 2017 Chianti Classico with a beautiful core of ripe fruit and layers of round, lightly chewy tannins. Dark cherries, walnuts and chocolate. Drink or hold.
In Stock in Cru LCB

Tuscany 12x75cl 1 93 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. TAX: €457.57
Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Isole e Olena Cepparello 2014 (6x75cl)
In Bond: €591.00
2014

Isole e Olena Cepparello 2014 (6x75cl)

Antonio Galloni - Vinous (95-97)

Isole e Olena's 2014 Cepparello is mind-blowingly beautiful. The product of a long, cool growing season with perfect weather at the end of the fall. Dark, savory and intensely mineral, the 2014 possesses remarkable depth and intensity. In 2014, the grapes reached full maturity at lower sugars than is the norm today. I tasted the 2014 from an assortment of barrels. If the finished wine is like the wine I tasted from barrel, the 2014 Cepparello will be one of the big surprises of the vintage. I love the mid-palate depth here.
In Stock in Cru LCB

Tuscany 6x75cl 1 95-97 (VN (AG)) Read Review/Description In Bond: €591.00
Isole e Olena Cepparello 2017 (6x75cl)
In Bond: €396.00
2017

Isole e Olena Cepparello 2017 (6x75cl)

Vinous (97)

The 2017 Cepparello is another in a series of stunningly beautiful Cepparellos from Paolo de Marchi. Bright and beautifully focused in the glass, with tremendous depth, the 2017 is positively stellar from the very first taste. Succulent dark cherry, plum, licorice, spice, menthol and coffee all open up with a bit of air. Here, too, Paolo De Marchi has done a tremendous job in preserving freshness in the wine. Readers who can muster the patience will be rewarded with a spectacular wine.
Delivery to Storage from 29 Nov 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 10 97 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: €396.00
Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 2017 (12x75cl)
In Bond: €350.00
2017

Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 2017 (12x75cl)

James Suckling (93)

A very pretty 2017 Chianti Classico with a beautiful core of ripe fruit and layers of round, lightly chewy tannins. Dark cherries, walnuts and chocolate. Drink or hold.
In Stock in Cru LCB

Tuscany 12x75cl 1 93 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: €350.00

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