Antinori 'Tignanello' Italy Super-Tuscan Rp 1999

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"The deep ruby/purple-colored 1999 Tignanello exhibits rare elegance married to considerable flavor intensity as well...

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I was very delighted by the Deep Color and rich nose on first spill. ** The wine seemed to be enjoyed from the bottle but was asked to be decanted ... Read more

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

Hold 2014-2024-The 2008 Tignanello is unquestionably one of the wines of the vintage. The 2008 isn’t a huge or obvious Tignanello, rather it is a w... Read more

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Snooth User: William Djubin
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2010 03/15/2014

I was very delighted by the Deep Color and rich nose on first spill. ** The wine seemed to be enjoyed from the bottle but was asked to be decanted -. I am sure the wine became richer by the moment. Deep and ready to drink now. Enjoy. Mille Gratis Antinori


3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 12/16/2012

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


Snooth User: Jerel1957
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2008 05/11/2013

Hold 2014-2024-The 2008 Tignanello is unquestionably one of the wines of the vintage. The 2008 isn’t a huge or obvious Tignanello, rather it is a wine that impresses for its sublime elegance and precision. Understated layers of fruit caress the palate like cashmere in this impeccable, soft wine. There is not a hard edge to be found. Black cherries, tobacco, smoke and licorice are some of the notes that come through on the finish. The flavor profile is decidedly on the dark side, but the wine’s structure is medium in body and intensity. In 2008 the Tignanello has more energy, focus and length than the Solaia. It is a fabulous achievement! The 2008 Tignanello is 80% Sangiovese aged in 300-liter French oak barrels (1/3rd new), 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc, both aged in 100% new 225-liter French oak barriques. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2024. Score: 94. —Antonio Galloni, August 2011.


Snooth User: Supersnobs
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2007 01/15/2012

De wijn is gemaakt van 80% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon en het restant bestaat uit Cabernet Franc. Kortom veel Italiaans bloed met enige Franse inmenging. De wijn wordt voor 12 maanden opgevoed in eikenhouten vaten en rust daarna nog voor 12 maanden op de fles. Tignanello was overigens ook de eerste Chianti die een opvoeding op eikenhouten vaten kreeg. Maar wat maakt deze wijn nou zo bijzonder? Allereerst de kleur, deze is intens donkerrood. De kleur is overigens ook een goede indicatie voor de geur, deze is ook vol van intens rijp donker fruit. Onder de vele tonen die omhoog komen herkennen we braam, peper, koffie, cacao, vanille en gebrand suiker. Verder heeft de geur een wat aards karakter. In de mond gaat dit feest nog even door. De smaak is mondvullend en is op zijn zachtst gezegd intens. Ook het zuur in de wijn verdient aandacht. Deze is behoorlijk, maar erg prettig bij een heftige wijn als deze. De taninne’s zijn uiteraard nog aan de harde kant, maar dat is te verwachten van zo’n jonge wijn. De afdronk is lang en indrukwekkend waarbij tonen van koffie en cacao elkaar afwisselen. 93/100 Supersnobs.nl


Snooth User: ValerieYeo14
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 04/07/2012

Deep red, smooth, velvety, ripe berries, long finish. (Eugene Choo's Cellar)


Snooth User: thomaslink
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 09/02/2011

Fruchtsalat, würzig, holzig, Kaffee, (Liebstöckel)


Snooth User: eikm
116284348
4.50 5
Vintage: 2007 12/24/2012

One of the best quality price


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External Reviews for Antinori 'Tignanello' Italy Super-Tuscan Rp

External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
Vintage: 2011 08/09/2014

The 2011 Tignanello is an intense ruby red in color with purple highlights. The wine is ripe on the nose with notes of dark fruit and with much underlying freshness on the aromatic finish; plum fruit dominates the aromatic gamut along with cherries, and the aromas evolve with vigor and balance towards sensations of mint and liquorice. On the palate, though still young, the wine is ready and inviting, rich and harmonious; excellent the balance of the flavors thanks to the tonic acidity and the solidity and suppleness of the tannins. The finish and aftertaste are rich and savory and are characterized by a sweet persistence and length.


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Source: eVintner Wines and Spirits
Vintage: 2011 05/16/2014

85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc. On release, Tignanello 2006 has a very intense ruby red color and balanced ripe red fruit and spicy aromas on the nose. It is has a full, rich and round rich palate, 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 and silky, which, together with balanced acidity, assures Tignanello good ageing potential.


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Source: NapaCabs.com
Vintage: 2010 12/28/2011

Grappa Tignanello is obtained from the distillation of the marc from the Sangiovese and Cabernet grapes growing in the Tignanello vineyard which is situated on the Antinori estate Tignanello.


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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2010 04/18/2013

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
Vintage: 2010 10/28/2013

Marked by new oak, this red reveals cherry, currant, vanilla, smoke and chocolate flavors, backed by a powerful rearguard of tannins. Stays fresh through the lingering finish. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2016 through 2032.


External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
Vintage: 2010 10/03/2013

A very intense ruby red in color with purple highlights, the wine is immediately and suavely convincing in its aromas and harmonious in its expression of the characteristics of Chianti Classico as a zone. The nose is redolent of licorice, violets, and cherries under spirits together with notes of vanilla, chocolate, and sweet toasty oak, all of excellent intensity and sweet elegance. Fresh and savory flavors on the persistent finish add length and finesse.


External Review
Source: eVintner Wines and Spirits
Vintage: 2010 10/04/2012

85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc. On release, Tignanello 2006 has a very intense ruby red color and balanced ripe red fruit and spicy aromas on the nose. It is has a full, rich and round rich palate, 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 and silky, which, together with balanced acidity, assures Tignanello good ageing potential.


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Ratings & Tags for Antinori 'Tignanello' Italy Super-Tuscan Rp

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Winemaker's Notes:

"The deep ruby/purple-colored 1999 Tignanello exhibits rare elegance married to<br/>considerable flavor intensity as well as power. Normally a blend of 80%<br/>Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Cabernet Franc aged in French oak<br/>for 12 months, the 1999 offers up aromas of new saddle leather intertwined with<br/>black cherries, currants, creosote, vanilla, and spice box. Rich and<br/>medium-bodied, with adequate acidity as well as sweet but noticeable tannin, it<br/>is the third consecutive exceptional vintage from this reference winery for<br/>modern, aggressively-styled Tuscan reds." <br/><br/>(Robert Paker - Wine Advocate- Dec 02)

"The deep ruby/purple-colored 1999 Tignanello exhibits rare elegance married to<br/>considerable flavor intensity as well as power. Normally a blend of 80%<br/>Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Cabernet Franc aged in French oak<br/>for 12 months, the 1999 offers up aromas of new saddle leather intertwined with<br/>black cherries, currants, creosote, vanilla, and spice box. Rich and<br/>medium-bodied, with adequate acidity as well as sweet but noticeable tannin, it<br/>is the third consecutive exceptional vintage from this reference winery for<br/>modern, aggressively-styled Tuscan reds." <br/><br/>(Robert Paker - Wine Advocate- Dec 02)

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