Tenuta Tignanello, Tignanello 2016


“Dense and intensely flavored, with violet, black currant, blackberry, graphite, wild herb and spice aromas and flavors, this is concentrated and solidly built, yet also harmonious, vibrant and pure. Approachable now, but should be better in a few years.”

97 points Wine Spectator

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About This Wine...

“Antinori’s flagship wine… a highly anticipated release in the wine calendar every year” The Sunday Times November 2018

The climate of the 2015 vintage was an extremely regular one and respected, in its various phases and seasons, the typical weather of the Chianti Classico production zone. A cold and relatively dry winter preceded a spring characterized by damp weather in March and April and dry weather in May and June. In this period, temperatures were regular, guaranteeing a perfect growth of vegetation and an excellent phase of flowering and bud set for the grapes. The summer was a warm one, with peak
temperatures in July, but also with highly positive temperature swings from daytime warmth to evening and nighttime coolness which assured a constant growth of the grape bunches free of stress. The month of August, warm as well, was characterized by occasional rainfall which favored a fine onset to the ripening of the crop. The picking took place between mid-September and early October in a climate of dry and breezy weather.

Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

At Tenuta Tignanello, the Antinori family has succeeded in expressing its production philosophy: marrying traditional and
modern styles and creating wines that are authentically linked to their terroir of origin.

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