2016 Tignanello Marchesi Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva (750ml)

Sangiovese from Chianti, Tuscany, Italy

2016 Tignanello Marchesi Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva
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91W&S

The 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Marchese Antinori emerges entirely from Antinori's Tignanello estate. Plump and forward, with juicy dark fruit, the Marchese Antinori is done in a decidedly modern, lush style. Mocha, sweet spice, licorice and black plum meld into the creamy finish. The 2016 is attractive, but I can't help thinking a lighter hand in the cellar might yield a wine with greater finesse and expression of place.

92 points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous (Jul 2019)

This is a plush and velvety Chianti Classico, with ample notes of toasted vanilla and baking spices that cushion the red cherry and plum tones. The wine shows good freshness and acidity, suggesting a few years in the cellar will allow the fruit and oak to further integrate.

91 points, Wine & Spirits (Aug 2019)

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$39.98
11 bottles in stock. Ships in 1 to 2 business days.

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