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2003 Marchesi Antinori Badia a Passignano Chianti Classico Riserva

ITALY / TUSCANY / CHIANTI CLASSICO
  • 91 WS
  • Variety
    Sangiovese
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SKU: 47575-2003-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

    Shows lots of ripe berry, earth and light cream character. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a long finish. Precise and impressive.
    Author: James Suckling
  • Self | Rating: 90

    Author: David B93
  • Self | Rating: 86

    Drink Dates: 2005-2010
    Author: Tato
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Magnificent example Of antinori's wine making skill. Medium bodied with silky tanins with hints of toasty oak also showing some red berry fruit.
    Drink Dates: 2002-2015
    Author: BORDEAUXLICIOUS
Although the Antinori family has been making wine for over 600 years and is steeped in tradition, they haven't been afraid to modernize production and to take an innovative approach to blending. One result is the world famous Super Tuscan "Tignanello," a blend of Sangiovese (85%), Cabernet Sauvignon (10%), and Cabernet Franc (5%). Marchesi Piero Antinori is the current proprietor of the estate, and was instrumental in creating Tignanello, propelling the popularity of Super Tuscans worldwide.

Antinori produces wines from the Italian regions of Tuscany and Umbria. In addition to Tignanello, some of Antinori's most well-known wines include Solaia, Guado al Tasso, Campo di Sasso, Badia a Passignano, Pian delle Vigne, and Chianti Classico. Antinori's various estates include 1,400 hectares of vineyards planted in Bolgheri, Montalcino, Orvieto, Montepulciano, and Chianti Classico, as well as the emerging locales Sovana and southern Maremma.

Click here to listen to GrapeRadio's podcast about Antinori (Show #93, 32:01 min 15 MB)

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Collector Data For This Wine

  • 68 bottles owned
  • 13 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 89
    (Out of 13 collectors)