Tignanello

Cost: $102.95 (Cayman Islands: $70.10 CI)
Grape Variety: 80% Sangiovese 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages and Blackbeard’s
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Antinori
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.

An elegant wine just don’t think it’s worth the price

Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. The wine features cedar, sour cherry, red currants, pimento, tobacco leaves, plum and sandalwood. Medium with medium+ tannins, high acidity with long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: Needs several hours to decant

Drink now or in the next 15 years on its own or pair it with flank steak and roasted peppers

Tasted: 18 Sept 2014

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8/10, Total: 17/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO: 986786

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