Tignanello, Antinori Winery
Tignanello is a milestone of Italian red wines. Full bodied and intense, with great elegance and consistency, produced from Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, aged for at least 12 months in barrique.
CLASSIFICATION: Toscana IGT
GRAPES: selection of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.
COLOUR & BOUQUET: very intense ruby red in color. On the nose, the notes of ripe red fruit, together with cassis and blackberries,are in perfect balance with the hints of chocolate and liquorice
TASTE: The palate is rich, ample, vibrant and is endowed with lively and silky tannins which give a great complexity and an important length to the finish and aftertaste
FOOD PAIRINGS: red meat, hard cheese
ALCOHOL: 14% vol.
James Suckling 98/100 2018
Wine Spectator 97/100 2018
Wine Advocate 96/100 2018
Credits: Antinori Winery