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Antinori Marchese Chianti Classico Riserva 1999

Sangiovese from Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
  • W&S 94
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"Precisely ripe and perfectly balanced, this wine has an ease and tension, lasting on a crystal clear note of cherry, as if picked fresh off the tree in spring. There's more to it than just the cherry, with floral scents of violets and a lacy geode of minerals within the fruit. Luscious tannin smoothes the texture, making it approachable now; this blend of 90-percent sangiovese with cabernet sauvignon is more immediately accessible than the Badia... View More

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W&S 94
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Antinori

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Antinori, , Italy
Antinori
The Antinori family of Florence, one of the world's oldest and most distinguished wine producers, has lived in Tuscany since the 14th century and celebrated its 625th anniversary as wine makers in 2010. The current company president, Marchese Piero Antinori, believes in the tradition that the primary role of wine is to accompany food and enhance the dining experience. In Florence, the Antinori family has led a "Renaissance" in Italian wine making by combining long traditions, a love of authenticity and a dynamic innovative spirit.