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Antinori Tignanello 2005

Antinori Tignanello 750ml 2005       
Sku: 11650

 Wine Spectator 92 points (Oct 15 2008)
Pretty and fresh aromas of flowers, berry and licorice. Full-bodied, with ultrafine tannins and a solid core of fruit. Very pretty and balanced. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Best after 2011. 26,250 cases made. –JS
 Wine Advocate 92 points (Jan 2009)
The 2005 Tignanello is not terribly dissimilar to the 2004 in style, although it is unquestionably a smaller-scaled wine. There is notable clarity and precision in the wine’s red fruit, smoke, minerals, tobacco and spices. The signature Tignanello elegance is there, the only question is whether there is enough sheer density to stand up to the wine’s structural components. Today my impression is that there is not, but I still have high expectations for this vintage considering how wines from far lesser years have developed. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2020.

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Toscano
Grape Varietal: Red Italian Blend
Type: Still wine
Classification: IGT
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