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"The 2001 Tignanello is an object lesson in how to make Cabernet work with Sangiovese, the two varieties balancing an...Read more...
Red fruit, raspberry, tar, fine well integrated tannins. Lighter than I expected; preferred the Montevetrano. Not overwhelming for the price, but v... Read more
[PWJGT] much fuller and richer than my previous experience. Dark fruit smoke, structure. *** Read more
Shocked by the overall Bretty-ness to this wine. Wasn't expecting that at all. However, after much swirling, aerating and sniffing, I was able to... Read more
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Red fruit, raspberry, tar, fine well integrated tannins. Lighter than I expected; preferred the Montevetrano. Not overwhelming for the price, but very enjoyable. Drinking now.
[PWJGT] much fuller and richer than my previous experience. Dark fruit smoke, structure. ***
Shocked by the overall Bretty-ness to this wine. Wasn't expecting that at all. However, after much swirling, aerating and sniffing, I was able to find a core of dark red and black fruit. With a positive midpalate of dried herbs and a leathery tannin finish with bitter cherry components.
Deep, almost black intense Ruby red color. The nose is a real treat, full and powerful aromas of blackcurrent, plums and cassis with the cabernet adding the slightest hint of herbs as the wine sits in the glass. The taste is classic sangiovese with the cab coming through on the finish. Long, long silky finish, the tannins are balanced. A very well constructed wine. (SN - 11/07)
This is a bold wine with deep rich flavors and silky tannins. Allowed to decant for more than 30 minutes the depth of flavor increases significantly and provides a true window on the concept behind super-tuscan.
Antinori - 2001 Tignanello Toscana IGT Release US$ 75.00. Now around US$ 103.00. 15 months before release. An impressive 27,500 cases made. Tasted on 16.08.2007. Bottled decanted for 3.5 hours. A blend of 85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Merlot. 13.5%. An expressive and impounding nose of cassis, olives, sweet oak. Full-bodied with superb ripe tannins, yet showing a shallow class with luscious cedar and leather (after 2 hours) with a good after-taste. Best appreciated from 2008 to 2016. A friend of mine TN as follow: A great nose of focused blackcurrant fruit and cassis, blended with sweet herbs. Superlative mouthfeel with wonderful roundness, depth and power. Excellent structure, impeccably balanced. Long. Additional notes of leather as the wine opens in the glass. Lovely stuff. For more of our reviews and wine-related discussions, please visit www.winekakis.com.
Full nose, dark fruit flavor and scent, lovely, long finish.
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Sattes Kirschrot, sehr tiefgründig seine Nase, Dörrobst, Edelhölzer, dezente Cassisfrucht. Im Gaumen filigran strukturiert mit samtigen, edlen Tanninen. Wirkt schön harmonisch und unaufdringlich. Ein echter Charakterwein, geprägt von Eleganz und Stil.
Intensity from an optimal vintage. Aromas of incense, cloves and blackberries with fresh, youthful plum jam aromas and flavors. Generous texture, velvety tannins and and a long persistent finish of cocoa dusted blackberries. plum jam in the finish. Still in its young stage, decant for consumption now or cellar for 10+ years.
One of Italy's most recognized labels, this blockbuster 85-10-5% Sangiovese-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc blend evolves slowly and seductively under your nose to reveal blackberry, black cherry, graphite notes, well-integrated vanilla. The mouthf... Wine Enthusiast. A Proprietary Blend wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2001 Antinori, P Tignanello IGT 750ml
"The 2001 Tignanello is an object lesson in how to make Cabernet work with<br/>Sangiovese, the two varieties balancing and enhancing one another in admirable<br/>symbiosis..A blackish ruby, its perfectly focused plum and cassis fruit, given<br/>an additional complexity by notes of sweet herbs and saddle leather, is fully<br/>and completely shaped in flavors of impeccable volume, roundness, and depth,<br/>caressing and powerful and with an additional power on the close which promises<br/>another 15 years of gratifying drinking."<br/><br/>(Wine Advocate - Apr-2006)
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