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4 Bottles of Tignanello Dp 1985

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92 points Robert Parker: This wine appears to have reached full maturity, where it should remain for another 7-10 years. The color is a healthy deep ruby/purple, and the nose offers up scents of roasted nuts, smoky oak, cassis, cedar, and leather. Medium to full-bodied, with lovely black fruit flavors wrapped gently in oak, this fleshy, supple, deliciously constituted wine is a treat to drink. (Dec 1992)

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Tignanello:
  Tignanello is the “Super Tuscan” label produced by celebrated Italian wine producer Antinori. The Antinori family has produced wine in Tuscany for well over 600 years, since Giovanni di Piero Antinori joined the Arte Fiorentina dei Vinattieri in 1385. The winery has managed to stay in the family over the centuries, now under the direction of Marchese Piero Antinori, with ... Read more
  Tignanello is the “Super Tuscan” label produced by celebrated Italian wine producer Antinori. The Antinori family has produced wine in Tuscany for well over 600 years, since Giovanni di Piero Antinori joined the Arte Fiorentina dei Vinattieri in 1385. The winery has managed to stay in the family over the centuries, now under the direction of Marchese Piero Antinori, with help from his daughters Albiera, Allegra and Alessia.    Tignanello has been produced since the early 1970s in the vineyard of the same name, and is credited with being among the very first Super Tuscans. It is a blend of primarily Sangiovese with smaller percentages of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. This makes it closer to a traditional Tuscan wine, the inverse of most Super Tuscans which balance more heavily on the Bordeaux grapes. It was one of the first wines in the region to be aged in small oak barrels to impart richer flavors.  Read less
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External Reviews for 4 Bottles of Tignanello Dp

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/31/2012

This wine appears to have reached full maturity, where it should remain for another 7-10 years. The color is a healthy deep ruby/purple, and the nose offers up scents of roasted nuts, smoky oak, cassis, cedar, and leather. Medium to full-bodied, with... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Tuscany in Italy. 1985 Antinori Tignanello IGT 750ml


External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
07/31/2008

Some would say that with 85% Sangiovese, Tignanello is the Antinori's most "traditional" Super-Tuscan. In their youth, these wines show blackberry, cassis, and spice alongside the red-berried charm of Sangiovese. After two decades, they mellow to leathery soft perfection.



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92 points Robert Parker: This wine appears to have reached full maturity, where it should remain for another 7-10 years. The color is a healthy deep ruby/purple, and the nose offers up scents of roasted nuts, smoky oak, cassis, cedar, and leather. Medium to full-bodied, with lovely black fruit flavors wrapped gently in oak, this fleshy, supple, deliciously constituted wine is a treat to drink. (Dec 1992)

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