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  • Marchesi Antinori, Tignanello 2012 750ml

Marchesi Antinori, Tignanello 2012 750ml

259 SGD
Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Vintage
2012
Type
Red Wine
Format
750ml
Rating
Robert Parker 93
Description

The 2012 Tignanello is a very handsome wine with dark fruit nuances that extend far beyond the normal spectrum for Sangiovese (and the smaller percentages of French grapes that complete this wine). This vintage, that started off with a very hot summer and ended with a cool harvest season, show a little more spice and Mediterranean herb on the finish. Grapes were harvested at the end of September and delivered slightly less alcohol than previous vintages. There is a point of freshness but the tannins are mature and yielding. In fact, the tannic management is spot-on and is complimented by the velvety and rich nature of the mouthfeel. Pretty mineral accents add a lasting touch of complexity. The 2012 Tignanello has the qualities for a successful evolution.

Character
Body
 
Light Bold
Taste
 
Dry Sweet
Aromatics
 
Reserved Intense
  • Berries
    Flavours may include:
    Blackberry, Raspberry, Strawberry
  • Stone Fruits
    Flavours may include:
    Peach, Apricot, Plum
  • Dried Fruits
    Flavours may include:
    Prune, Fig, Raisin
  • Spice
    Flavours may include:
    Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Liquorice
Pivēne's Words
The legacy of Super Tuscan
Pivēne's Words
Drink Guide
Appreciating wine can be enhanced even further if its stored and served correctly.

Wine, for the most part, is a peculiar beverage and everything form the way the bottle is stored, to the way its opened; the way the cork is pulled, the decanter thats used and the glass its served in, can have an immense effect on the outcome.

The sommeliers of PIVENE recommend the following for how to get the best out of this wine;

How to Enjoy

Glassware
Bordeaux
Serving Temperature
16°C to 18°C
Decant Time
Ready to Drink
Decant Type
Not Applicable
Food Pairings
Beef, Mature/Hard Cheese, Mushroom
Cuisine Recommendations
Italian

Marchesi Antinori, Tignanello 2012 750ml

259 SGD

Marchesi Antinori, Tignanello 2012 750ml