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Antinori Marchese Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

75cl

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Piero Antinori, whose family has been linked to Tuscany's wine-growing region for 26 generations, offers with this cuvée an elegant and harmonious riserva.

Mainly made with sangiovese berries from the Pèppoli, Badia a Passignano and Tignanello estates, this Chianti Classico reveals great finesse and elegance.

The bouquet has beautiful notes of wild berries, cherry, leather, tobacco and spices. It is perfect to accompany red meat dishes and cheese.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
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Appellation:Chianti (Tuscany, Italy)
Winery: Antinori
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description of Antinori Marchese Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

Antinori Marchese Chianti Classico Riserva 2016 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese)

TASTING :

  • Appearance : Intense ruby red.
  • Nose : Aromas of ripe red fruits with hints of spices and vanilla.
  • Palate: Complex and attractive palate. Salty and fruity notes. Silky body. Long finish. The key word is balance.

APPELLATION : Chianti.

WINEYARD : Marchese Antinori. Vineyard in the heart of the Chianti Classico.

VARIETIES: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.

BREEDING: One year in French and Hungarian oak barrels. An additional year of bottle ageing.

VINIFICATION: Fermentation for one week in stainless steel vats.

PAIRING : Pasta with meat sauce, roasted meats, strong cheeses.

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How to serve

Consumption temp.

18-20ºC

The Winery

Antinori

Antinori

The Antinori family has been making wine for over six hundred years, since Giovanni di Piero Antinori became part of the Arte Fiorentina dei Vinattieri in 1385. Throughout its long history, spanning 26 generations, the family has always personally managed the business making innovative, sometimes courageous choices, always with unwavering respect for tradition and the land.

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4 /5

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Intense ruby ​​red.
  • Nose: notes of ripe red fruit blend with hints of vanilla and spices.
  • Mouth: is large, enveloping and balanced, but also deep and tasty soft, silky tannins. A wine of real character with excellent territorial identity, further characterized by a long, lingering finish and aftertaste.

APPELLATION: Chianti Classico Chianti Classico.

VINEYARD: Antinori.

GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese.

AGEING: aging period of one year in barrels of French and Hungarian oak, and an additional twelve months in bottle.

PREPARATION: The grapes are destemmed and soft pressed and the must in stainless steel tanks where it ferments for a week or transferred.

WINE PAIRING: It is perfect to combine with beef, beef and poultry.

ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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Antinori Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

4 /5

It would have been better with meat. We drank this wine with friends.
At sight, it offered an intense cherry colour. Good oak smell. Salty touch, like the sea, cool.
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Antinori Chianti Cl. Riserva Marchese T.Tignanello 2016

4 /5

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Cherry red with purple trim.
  • Nose: Aromatic notes of ripe red fruits; gooseberries, blackberries, plums, blackberries. With hints of licorice, vanilla, cocoa, earth and spices.
  • Mouth: Intense tannins, with balanced acidity flavor, fruity and spicy aftertaste has a velvety palate.

APPELLATION: Chianti Classico.

VINEYARD: Tenuta Tignanello - Marchesi Antinori.

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese.

AGEING: This wine is aged 10 months in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: The grapes are pressed and must is fermented in stainless steel tanks for several weeks, using natural yeasts and controlled temperatures. The wine is aged in French oak barrels for 10 months before stabilizing, filtered and bottled.

WINE PAIRING: Roasted red meats, stews, game birds, lamb, pork chops, sausages, mature cheese, sauteed vegetables, pasta red sauce, mushroom risottos, carpaccio, vegetable creams.

RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 16-18 ° C

ALCOHOL: 13%

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