Tignanello 1998 Toscana IGT – Marchesi Antinori

£400.00

Organoleptic characteristics
Grape: Cabernet – Merlot – Sangiovese
Vintage: 1998
Classification: Toscana IGT
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Condition: Perfect
Label: Perfect
Bottle size: 0.75l
Food pairings: cured meats, mature cheeses, red meat, game.

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Description

Established in 1895, the Antinori estate stands as the cradle of Tignanello, the pioneer vintage of which emerged in 1970. This Tuscan gem swiftly gained international acclaim within a few short years. Tignanello, a refined cuvée, encapsulates the essence of Tuscan fine wines, blending Sangiovese (80%), Cabernet Sauvignon (15%), and Cabernet Franc (5%). Aged for 14 months in French oak barrels, this wine reveals an intense ruby colour when poured into the glass.

The nose delights in the forefront with ripe, red fruit aromas. Tignanello is coveted for its robust structure and captivating aromatics. Abundantly fruity, it strikes a balance of power, richness, and refinement, showcasing robust tannins and enduring palate persistence. This delightful cuvée is enjoyable straight from the bottle, yet it boasts excellent aging potential. Pair it harmoniously with dishes such as beef, tournedos Rossini, and lamb.

This bottle, sourced from private collections, underwent a meticulous check by the Buttero Wines team before being offered for sale. While we cannot guarantee perfect preservation after many years, we assure you the bottle’s condition matches its product page description. Please note, the sale is final under the “seen and approved” clause, this bottle cannot be returned under any circumstances.

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