Antinori, Tignanello 2000
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Antinori, Tignanello 2000

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Bottle Size: 75cl

Region: Italy: Tuscany

Colour: Red

Style: Still

Grape Variety: Cabernet-Sangiovese

The 2000 Tignanello is showing more Cabernet than usual in the nose, a bit to the detriment of the Sangiovese. Dark and intense in color with much plum and cassis fruit along with the graphite and Cabernet herbs, it is solid, tarry, minerally, and dense on the palate. The tannins are less round and supple than in better vintages, but this is a 2000. Drink: 2006-2015. Are we dealing with a half-full or a half-empty glass here? Hard to say, but the competition among the bigger houses is getting tougher in Tuscany, and Antinori may have to look at its quantities in less favorable vintages. It is not clear, for instance, that the right stuff for over one hundred thousand bottles of Guado al Tasso was available in 2000. Tasted April 2004 89 Points Daniel Thomases, The Wine Advocate

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