1999 Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva Badia a Passignano
"Built for the ages, this powerful young Chianti classico is destined to be a classic of the vintage. Its deep, pungent sangiovese flavors layer lean plum tomato and fuller cherry with broader flavors of the earth as it coasts off into a detailed, complex finish. The tight structure is aristocratic, as are the mineral-tinged flavors. Cellar a case. This stands among the best wines Antinori has made."-Wines & Spirits Brilliant ruby colour with cherry aromas and chocolate overtones. It is intensel...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 89.9 pts. and median of 90 pts. in 24 notes)
Wine AdvocateRating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 144 on Dec-02
Wine & SpiritsRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 94 (good year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>