2006 Antinori - Tignanello 750ml

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WA 92   WS 93   Customer 92
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Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

The 2006 Tignanello is especially opulent in this vintage. Masses of dark red fruit, scorched earth and sweet oak emerge as this richly-textured Tignanello flows from the glass. The wine possesses superb density; all it needs is another few years to come together. This is a remarkably vibrant and primary Tignanello.

Drink Dates: 2014-2024
Author: Antonio Galloni
Issue: 0109

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Wine Spectator | Rating: 93

Intense aromas of ripe blackberry and flowers, with rosemary and coffee hints. Full-bodied, with chewy, polished tannins. Excellent fruit concentration and a flavorful aftertaste. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.

Drink Dates: 2012+
Author: James Suckling


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Customer Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 92
Author: johnmhoward
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 11/30/2014
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Rating: 91
Author: Tato
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 08/02/2014
Drink Dates: 2015-2021
Dense, lots of flavours, black fruits, chocolate, very fine wine. Loved it. Try again in 2015 as a bit early now.

Rating: 92
Author: marv
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 06/25/2014
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Rating: 92
Author: Litig8tr
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 01/19/2013
This Super Tuscan is a blend of Sangiovese, Piccolo and Cabernet Sauvignon. We had the 2004 vintage which was excellent, but the 2006 just doesn't stand up to the tradition. It has the typical red currant and loamy flavors of Sangiovese, with the structure of Cabernet. However, this particular vintage is a bit disjointed and is still quite tannic.

Rating: 93
Author: Leftymtb
Trust Rating: 92
Tasted On: 12/22/2012

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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.

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