Tenuta Tignanello Antinori (Tuscany)
Technical sheet · Antinori Tignanello Toscana
- Type Of Wine:
- red wine
- 2012 Other vintages
- Tenuta Tignanello Antinori
- 75 cl
- Contains Sulfites
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Description · Tenuta Tignanello Antinori
2012 Antinori Tignanello Toscana (Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)
The Antinori Tignanello Toscana 2012 was originally called "Chianti Classico Riserva vigneto Tignanello" and is exclusively produced from grapes from the name-giving vineyard, Tignanello. The parcel covers an area of a roundabout 57 ha offering limestone-rich soils with a southwestern exposure at an average altitude of 350-400 m above sea-level. With Antinori Tignanello Toscana 2012, Antinori offers the first Sangiovese wine that aged in oak barrels and contains the regionally untypical grape varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.
TASTING NOTES OF 2012 Antinori Tignanello Toscana:
- View: ruby, garnet reflexes.
- Nose: notes of red fruits such as plums and cherries with licorice, mint and pepper.
- Mouth: perfect balance between soft tannins and acidity, rich flavor, full-bodied, smooth and persistent.
GRAPES: 80% Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon15%, Cabernet Franc 5%.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%
Tenuta Tignanello Antinori
The Tinganello vineyards are divided into small plots that include two jewels: the 57 hectares of the Tignanello vineyard and the 20 hectares of the Solaia vineyard. The estate's lands, of Pliocene origin, tend to be thin, with scarce water supply and with a skeleton rich in alberese and...
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