Marchese Antinori -Marchese Antinori - Chianti Classico - Riserva - 2016 - 75cl - Onshore Cellars

Marchese Antinori - Chianti Classico - Riserva

93 points - The Wine Advocate
93 points - The Wine Advocate

Regular price €54.00 Inc Vat
€72.00/l
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This wine is made exclusively with fruit from the gorgeous Tenuta Tignanello in San Casciano Val di Pesa (home to its namesake wine Tignanello, and Solaia) and sees mostly Sangiovese blended with a smaller part Cabernet Sauvignon and other complementary grapes. The Marchesi Antinori 2018 Chianti Classico Riserva Marchese Antinori vaunts a smooth and silky personality with ample berry definition and brightness. The previous 2017 vintage revealed more black and purple fruits because of the scorching hot and dry summer that year, but this wine from the cooler 2018 growing season focuses on red raspberry and cherry instead. That fruit is framed by light spice (from Hungarian and French oak) and licorice. Some 273,000 bottles were produced. - Monica Larner
The 2016 Chianti Classico Marchese Antinori is Sangiovese enhanced with touches of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Renzo Cotarella and the extended technical team at Marchesi Antinori are working hard on perfecting their tannin management, and the beautiful results are evident across this line of new releases from the classic 2016 vintage. The finish is silky and long, and the tannins are never dry. The fruit is evident and bright with wild cherry, rose and Italian garden herb.
Country:
Italy
Region:
Tuscany
Appellation:
chianti
Producer:
Marchese Antinori
Grapes/Blend:
Sangiovese

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