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Tignanello is made exclusively from the vineyard of the same name which is situated on limestone and tufaceous soil on the Tignanello. This was the first Sangiovese to be aged in barriques, the first modern red wine blended with non-traditional varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon. Tignanello is only made in the best vintage years, and therefore was not made in 1972, 1973,1974, 1976, 1984, 1992 and 2002.

 

Additional tasting notes

Color : very intense ruby red colour.


Nose : balanced ripe red fruit and spicy aromas.


Mouth : full, rich and round. Tignanello is dense without hiding its great elegance and complexity. A powerful wine, yet fine and pleasant to drink, with good length and an aftertaste packed with chocolate and citrus fruits. The tannins are pronounced, but smooth


Alcohol level : 13.5%


Winemaking : Fermentation and aging in new oak barrels during 12 months, followed by12 months in bottle.


Food pairing : Red meats, grilled veal chop, veal fillet with balsamic, roast guinea fowl, suckling pig with wild fennel.


Aging potential : 16 Years and >

Tignanello 2016

  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Tuscany
  • Producer : Antinori
  • Appellation : Toscana igt
  • Classification alfavin : Powerful red
    Powerful, tannic, complex and full bodied. A wine of concentration, intensity and exceptional lingering flavour. High aging potential
  • Grape : Sangiovese, Cabernet sauvignon, Cabernet franc
  • Content : 75 cl
  • Type : Red

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Tuscany

Tuscany has a long and rich history of wine-growing. The Etruscans took the cultivation of vines to unprecedented levels of perfection that was warmly appreciated by the Romans and, later on, the nobility in Florence, for which quality was ...

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Antinori

A member of the prestigious “Primum Familiae Vini” association, which brings together the 12 best producers in the world, Antinori is one of the largest and most prestigious wineries in Italy, founded in 1385.Over the course of ...

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