Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2005

Tenuta Tignanello Antinori (Tuscany)

RP92WS92

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The Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2005 (£160.95) is a red wine made by Tenuta Tignanello Antinori from the region of Tuscany made of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and sangiovese of 2005 and has an alcoholic content of 14%. The Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2005 is the ideal red to combine with pasta bolognese and risotto. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 92 and wine spectator: 92.
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The Marchesi Antinori Tignanello Toscana Rosso 2005 is produced by Antinori family of Florence, one of the world's oldest and most distinguished wine producers, has lived in Tuscany since the 14th century and celebrated its 625th anniversary as wine makers in 2010. The current company president, Marchese Piero Antinori, believes in the tradition that the primary role of wine is to accompany food and enhance the dining experience. In Florence, the Antinori family has led a "Renaissance" in Italian wine making by combining long traditions, a love of authenticity and a dynamic innovative spirit

Technical sheet · Tignanello Antinori Toscana

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2005 Other vintages
Appellation:Tuscany (Tuscany,Italy)
Winery: Tenuta Tignanello Antinori
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP92WS92
Grapes: Sangiovese (85%), Cabernet Franc (5%), Cabernet Sauvignon (15%)
Pairing: ChickenPastaRiceDuckMeatRoastBraised BeefRed meatGameRisottoPasta Bolognese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Tenuta Tignanello Antinori

Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2005 (Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc

Tignanello is made exclusively from the vineyard of the same name which is situated on limestone and tufaceous soil on the Tignanello estate covering 47 south-west-facing hectares at altitudes between 350 and 400 metres a.s.l.. This was the first Sangiovese to be aged in barriques, the first modern red wine blended with non-traditional varieties like Cabernet, and on e of the first red wines in Chianti not to use white grapes. Tignanello, originally "Chianti Classico Riserva vigneto Tignanello" was first made from a single vineyard in the 1970 vintage, when it contained 20% Canaiolo and 5% Trebbiano and Malvasia and was aged in small oak barrels. With the 1971 vintage it became a Tuscan table wine and was named Tignanello. In 1975 the percentage of white grapes was definitively removed. Since 1982 the composition has remained the same. Tignanello is only made in the best vintage years, and therefore was not made in 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1984, 1992 and 2002.

Very intense ruby red colour. Nicely expressed varietal aromas with hints of black berry fruit. The palate is weighty, dense and vibrant with complex structure thanks to support of the acidity. Long and lingering with hints of chocolate, coffee and marmalade in the aftertaste. The beautifully handled tannin from the wine and wood blend making Tignanello a very complex, stylish and sophisticated wine.

Winemaker's notes from Wine.com

Tenuta Tignanello Antinori

The Tinganello vineyards are divided into small plots that include two jewels: the 57 hectares of the Tignanello vineyard and the 20 hectares of the Solaia vineyard. The estate's lands, of Pliocene origin, tend to be thin, with scarce water supply and with a skeleton rich in alberese and...

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Posted on at 03.17

4/5

Marchesi Antinori Tignanello Toscana Rosso 2005

Tignanello 2005 The family - Marchesi Antinori The Antinori family active in wine production since 1385, when Giovanni di Piero Antinori entr part of Art Fiorentina Vinattieri. Since then, the management is passed down through 26 generations. There the result, of course, innovative and courageous decisions. While there, we always brought respect for tradition and territory. Today the company direct from Albiera Antinori, with the two sisters Allegra and Alessia, involved in business activities. The Marchese Piero Antinori is currently the Honorary President of the company. Tradition, passion and instinct have made Antinori Marchesi s that you 'claims as one of the leading Italian wine producers. Every vintage, every terroir, every idea you want to implement a new beginning. The Marchese Piero argues that ancient roots play an important role in our philosophy, but they have never held back our innovative spirit. At the estates of Tuscany and Umbria, and is part of the family, they were added over time investments in other areas suitable for the production of quality wines in Italy and abroad. The Marchesi Antinori performs continuous experiments in the vineyards and cellars, with selections of clones of native and international grapes, types of crops, vineyard altitudes, fermentation methods and temperatures, traditional and modern vinification techniques, different types of timber size and age of the barrels , and varying the length of refining in the bottle. Tignanello Deep ruby ​​red varietal aromas with a strong expressiveness, with large red fruit, raspberry and licorice. On the palate the wine, although still very young, balanced, fine, with smooth tannins, good acidity, sapidit and mineral notes that give it a long, lingering finish.

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Posted on at 12.34

4 /5

TASTING NOTES Marchesi Antinori Tignanello Toscana Rosso 2005:
- View: strong ruby ​​red.
- Nose: aromas of ripe red fruits and spices.
- Mouth: vigorous, full, complex and elegant.

APPELLATION: Tuscany.
BODEGA: Antinori
GRAPES: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.

PAIRING: abundant, fried or stewed red meat dishes.
TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5%

Posted on at 05.04

4 /5

Tignanello 2005

Intense ruby ​​color, loose perfume with notes of red berry fruit, it Tignanello 2005 is dense palate, thick and complex. Feature a lovely long finish with an aftertaste of chocolate perfumes, coffee and citrus marmalade. The tannins of the wine perfectly merge with those of the wood making the rich wine of complexity, finesse and elegance. A Tignanello what!
Tignanello was the first wine from the Chianti region to associate with the traditional Sangiovese, non-native varieties, here Bordeaux Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Aged in barrels, the first vintage was born in 1970. Piero Antinori has a level requirement such that it is produced only in the best years. Success is of course the appointment. Piero also cause behind many Tuscan producers will follow suit.
Member of the prestigious association PFV which groups among the most famous winemakers in the world, the Antinori estate founded in 1385, is one of the oldest in Italy. Like the mythical wine Solaia and Tignanello, Antinori produces wines of very high quality, elegant and complex that frequently distinguished by winning the most prestigious awards. The production of red wines of Antinori has historically been concentrated in the Tuscany region where the field has three properties: Santa Cristina (Solaia & Tignanello) Pèppolin and Badia a Passignano totaling nearly 618 hectares of vineyards.

Posted on at 11.18

4 /5

Antinori Tignanello 2005

Red wine - 2005 - Antinori Tignanello - Italy - Region: Toscane - Apellation: Toscane - Sangioves blend - 750 ml.

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Reviews about Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2013

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

Tignanello 2013
- An intense ruby red in colour with purple highlights, the 2013 Tignanello shows a nose of great red fruit intensity along with highly pleasurable notes of vanilla, chocolate, and leather from the well balanced contribution and fusion of the aromas of the oak.
- The spicy and balsamic sensations which give additional complexity are also quite important. The wine is ample and enveloping on the palate with supple tannins and a savoury freshness which fully respects the character and personality of the Sangiovese grape.
- The balance between acidity and tannins is excellent, and the finish and aftertaste are of a lovely length and persistence.

Reviews about Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2012

Kerry Hammond
Kerry Hammond

5/5

Antinori Tignanello Toscana 2012
Just wonderful.
Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

Tignanello 2012
- The 2012 Tignanello is an intense ruby red in colour with purple highlights. The wine is potent and complex on the nose with spicy notes which mingle with aromas of red fruit, smoke, and balsamic sensations; cherries, plums, liquorice, and rosemary are additionally felt. The flavors are mouth- filling and elegant with much volume and an excellent balance in the texture, and the oak is perfectly fused in the spicy and fruity finish and aftertaste.
- 80% Sangiovese, 5 % Cabernet Franc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon.

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