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Wine symbol of the "Renaissance" of Italian wine, Tignanello 2016 conquers the first position of the Top 100 Cellar Selections 2020, ranking drawn up by the authoritative international magazine "Wine Enthusiast”Dedicated to wines with a long aging potential.

A wine that cannot be missing in the cellars of collectors and lovers of fine wines. From Oceania to the Americas via Europe, the 2020 ranking of the influential American magazine sees the Tuscany. as a land of choice devoted to the production of the best wine with great aging potential: a precursor of its time, Tignanello represented a turning point in the national wine scene, contributing to that extraordinary movement known as the "Renaissance" of Italian wine, which began at the end 60's. Still a wine of Marchesi Antinori, as already happened with Guado al Tasso Bolgheri DOC Superiore 2008 in the 2012 ranking.

First established in 2007, the Top 100 Cellar Selections once again confirmed the authority of Italian wine in the United States. The primacy of TignaneIlo as well as Guado al Tasso, its predecessor at number one in the ranking, is the result of a long and careful research carried out by the review's critics, aimed at those who buy wine to collect it but also to wait for it. , waiting for the best time to drink it.

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TIGNANELLO 2016 - TOSCANA IGT 2016 was a particularly favorable year; a generally mild autumn and winter were followed by a spring characterized by good weather and a hot and dry summer. Characteristics that have favored a perfect ripening of the grapes. The result of this ideal climatic trend was a wine in perfect harmony with the vintage: Tignanello 2016 is balanced and intense with a long, complex and persistent finish.

Produced for the first time with the 1971 vintage, Tignanello was the first Sangiovese to be aged in barriques, the first modern red wine blended with non-traditional varieties and among the first red wines in Chianti Classico not to use white grapes. A careful selection of Sangiovese grapes combined with a part of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc for a wine designed to be the clear interpretation of its territory of origin, Chianti Classico.

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