2009 Antinori TignanelloBlend from Italy
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- 95 Wine Enthusiast
- 94 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
95 Wine Enthusiast
"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."
94 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
"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 from vineyards in San Casciano Val di Pesa, one of the most evocative hillsides in all of Italy. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029."
95 - Wine Enthusiast
94 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous
|Varietal(s)||Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc|
|Features||Organic and Biodynamic|
|Taste||red fruit, strawberry, raspberry, currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, tobacco, cassis, violet, pepper and green bean|
|Nose||asparagus, green pepper, red fruit, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, tobacco, broccoli, berry and flower|