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Marchesi Antinori Tignanello Toscana

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) The 2004 Tignanello (85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc) presents a livelier shade of ruby along with fresher aromatics and flavors. Deeply expressive, it reveals black cherries, licorice, tar and sweet toasted oak on a linear, silky-textured frame of great class and elegance, showing outstanding presence on the palate and fine tannins to round out the finish.

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    thoroughly enjoy this type of wine & this is a real winner

    over 5 years
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    dinner club 11-4-12

    over 4 years
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    over 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2013 Vintage) Aromas of graphite, smoke and tobacco introduce the cherry flavor in this expressive, focused red. Firm tannins and lively acidity balance the fruit and purity, while herbal, spice and mineral elements all gather steam as this plays out on the long finish.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/2015
  • Wine Spectator
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/2011
  • International Wine Cellar
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 91, July/August 2000 Very full ruby-garnet, dark and deep. Ample in aroma, with sweet cassis fruit, light accents of sage and rosemary, chocolate and roasted coffee from the oak, and some alcoholic warmth. Dense, round and velvety on the palate, with expanding flavors. Finishes with important tannic strength and impressive weight and force. The fusion of the sangiovese and cabernet components of this wine is m...
  • Robert Parker
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 127