Antinori Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva

Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva

2015 Marchese Antinori Tenuta Tignanello

93 points
Wine Spectator
August 29, 2018
93 points
Vinous Media
February 28, 2019

Wine Description

An intense ruby red in color, the wine shows aromas of ripe red fruit in addition to sensations of vanilla and spice. The palate is abundant, balanced and vigorous with soft, silky tannins and a smooth, supple finish.

Food Pairings

Bistecca alla fiorentina, rack of lamb, seafood in spicy tomato sauce, veal ossobuco

Wine Analysis

Blend: 
90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Aging: 
Aged for a year in 60 gallon French or Hungarian oak barrels
Alcohol: 
14.0%
F: 
Fermentation lasted about eight days and the wine remained in contact with its skins for another nine to ten days.
MF: 
The wine is then run off its skins and immediately filled into small barrels of French oak, where it undergoes a complete malolactic fermentation, which terminates by the end of the year.

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