• WS: 92

    Wine Spectator Score

    92

    Close
  • RP: 94

    Robert Parker Score

    94

    Close
+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Antinori Tignanello 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2009 Tignanello is quite beautiful. Cedar, graphite, sweet herbs, licorice and leather add complexity to a core of highly expressive red fruits. The 2009 impresses for its energy, drive and focus. Today, the 2009 comes across as slightly understated relative to many recent vintages, especially 2007 and 2008. There is a silkiness and polish that is reminiscent of the 2004. Tignanello is 75% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc. Robert Parker's Wine AdvocateThese bottles are in perfect condition but the labels have some light wine stains. Extremely limited availability. Only two left.

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

Member Reviews for Antinori Tignanello

Add your review
3.00 5
12/16/2012

Enttäuschend. Zwar schön ausgewogen und schmackhaft, preislich jedoch nicht interessant. Hätte wirklich mehr erwartet!


External Reviews for Antinori Tignanello

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
11/03/2013

The bottle that changed Italian wine forever, Tignanello is as modern and innovative as its first vintage many decades ago. Soft blackberry and cherry is backed by balanced spice, leather and toasted espresso. Those rich oak tones do a wonderful job of holding up the wine’s natural richness and velvety smoothness. Hold 10 years or more.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
03/26/2013

Laced with black cherry, plum and spice flavors, this generous red firms up on the finish. Balanced, with accents of tobacco and black tea lingering. Best from 2014 through 2025.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Wine red - 2009 Marchesi Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT Italy Region: Toscane Apellation: Toscane Sangioves blend 750 ml. Free Shipping Insurance


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
11/14/2013

Bright red-ruby. Ripe aromas of sweet red cherries macerated in alcohol, cedar, cinnamon and pepper. Suave and seamless, with soft, almost-overripe flavors of redcurrant jam, red plum syrup, stewed red plum and tobacco leaf. A very distinctive and much creamier than usual Tignanello, finishing with supple tannins and excellent length. Obviously the product of a warmer year, and though this outstanding Tignanello is a touch less refined than some recent standout vintages, it’s hard to argue with its sweet, soft style and early drinking appeal. No need to cellar this too long.


External Review
03/29/2013

Intensives Rubinrot mit purpurroten Reflexen; in der Nase breitgefächerte Aromatik von Sauerkirschen, Brombeeren, Leder, etwas Unterholz und Rauch, begleitet von eleganten Barriquenoten. Im Gaumen gehaltvoll, mit geschliffenen Tanninen und frischer Säure. Lang im Abgang mit herrlicher Komplexität.


External Review
03/29/2013

Sattes Rubinrot. In der Nase eine dichte Aromadecke, Zedernholz, warme Gewürze und Kräuter gepaart mit Komponenten von Süssholz und schwarzer Frucht. Im Gaumen ein kraftvoller, energetischer Auftakt, aber trotzdem geschmeidig. Saftige Säure, strukturierende Tannine von Top-Qualität. Zu den Aromen der Nase gesinnt sich eine kompakte Frucht und ein Touch Leder. Der Abgang ist ausgewogen und von langer, aromatischer Nachhaltigkeit.


External Review
12/20/2013

An intense ruby red with aromas of blackberries and cherries under spirits along with sensation of spice and tobacco from the careful aging in barrel. On the palate the wine is very solid with notes of vanilla and chocolate, supple and soft in its tannins and accompanied by the vibrant acidity which characterizes the Sangiovese grape as a variety. The complexity and length on the finish are excellent.


1 2


All Prices

Shipping to:

The 2009 Tignanello is quite beautiful. Cedar, graphite, sweet herbs, licorice and leather add complexity to a core of highly expressive red fruits. The 2009 impresses for its energy, drive and focus. Today, the 2009 comes across as slightly understated relative to many recent vintages, especially 2007 and 2008. There is a silkiness and polish that is reminiscent of the 2004. Tignanello is 75% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc. Robert Parker's Wine AdvocateThese bottles are in perfect condition but the labels have some light wine stains. Extremely limited availability. Only two left.

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Sangiovese Top Lists







Snooth Media Network