Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2012

Tenuta Tignanello Antinori (Tuscany)


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Tenuta Tignanello Antinori is the maker of this Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2012 , a red wine from the region of Tuscany that contains cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and sangiovese of 2012 and shows an alcoholic content of 13.5%. The Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2012 is the ideal red to combine with snacks and appetizers and pasta bolognese. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4,2 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 93 and wine spectator: 91.
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The Antinori Tignanello Toscana 2012 was originally called "Chianti Classico Riserva vigneto Tignanello" and is exclusively produced from grapes from the name-giving vineyard, Tignanello. The parcel covers an area of a roundabout 57 ha offering limestone-rich soils with a southwestern exposure at an average altitude of 350-400 m above sea-level. With Antinori Tignanello Toscana 2012, Antinori offers the first Sangiovese wine that aged in oak barrels and contains the regionally untypical grape varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.

Technical sheet · Tignanello Antinori Toscana

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Tuscany (Tuscany,Italy)
Winery: Tenuta Tignanello Antinori
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP93WS91
Grapes: Sangiovese (80%), Cabernet Franc (5%), Cabernet Sauvignon (15%)
Pairing: PastaRiceDuckStartersMeatChickenRoastBraised BeefRed meatGameRisottoFresh pastaPasta BologneseSnacks and appetizers
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
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Description · Tenuta Tignanello Antinori

Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2012 (Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES OF Antinori Tignanello Toscana 2012:

  • View: ruby, garnet reflexes.
  • Nose: notes of red fruits such as plums and cherries with licorice, mint and pepper.
  • Mouth: perfect balance between soft tannins and acidity, rich flavor, full-bodied, smooth and persistent.


VINEYARD: Antinori

GRAPES: 80% Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon15%, Cabernet Franc 5%.


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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Highlighted review about Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2012

Posted on at 05.19


Tignanello 2012

Tignanello Antinori is one of the most famous Italian wines that have made the history of Italian wine in the last 40 years, in fact the first year of production was in 1970 and since 1971 this wine was called Tignanello. This is nothing more than the name of the land extension of 57 hectares, magnificently exposed to southwest, containing limestone and tuff components. The grapes are manually harvested at different times, depending on the degree of ripening of the different grapes varieties and the different lots, then the grapes are taken to the cellar for the sorting before the vinification. The fermentation takes place in conical tanks at controlled temperature to optimize the part of skin in contact with the must during the fermentation process. The duration and the temperature of this process change every year and for all the varieties, depending on the degree of ripeness and on the characteristics of the year. The wine is separated from the skins and placed in French oak barrels and Hungarian of first and second passage for the aging, for 12 months before the blending and the bottling.

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Posted on at 10.59

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.

Posted on at 12.54

5 /5

Antinori Tignanello Toscana 2012

Just wonderful.

Posted on at 12.40

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2012:
- View: intense ruby ​​red, light garnet reflections.
- Nose: complex aromas and snuff well mixed with curry and blackberry jam and currants.
- Mouth: Silky, soft and warm feeling, large volume and sweetness, soft tannins and well rounded, slightly tannic perception, very long finish.

VINEYARD: Antinori
GRAPES: 80% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc.

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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 2011

Liz Valero
Liz Valero


Tignanello Antinori Marchese Antinori 2011
I opened it with my best friend.
nice and cozy color. Aromas of berries. I noticed some roughness in the mouth.
Best if you take it with a good ham.

Reviews about Tignanello Antinori Toscana 2016

John Mccarthy
John Mccarthy


Antinori Tignanello 2016
I bought the bottle at a winery tour.
Intense ruby ​​red shade. Strong aromas of oak and cedar. A little rough, it may need more time in bottle.

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