2020 Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Winery Antinori
Vintage 2020
Grape Pinot Blanc
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2023 - 2032
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Who says 'wine' in Italy, says 'Antinori'!. This family has been making wine for over six centuries. With respect for traditions of the Tuscan land, Antinori have been engaged in this for 26 successive generations. It is the eye for tradition and innovation that has made the Antinori house what it is today: the top of Italy.

Villa Antinori is an important part of the Antinori wine empire as the name is associated with more than 100 years of history and is where the Villa Antinori Rosso and highly sought after Villa Antinori Bianco are made.

Villa Antinori was originally produced in 1928 by Marchese Niccolò Antinori as a Chianti Classico that could age and improve over time. Soon after, Villa Antinori already became a highly sought-after wine in the most prestigious cellars of embassies, royal houses, important hotels and restaurants. In 1931 Villa Antinori Bianco was made from traditional Trebbiano grapes. In the 1980s, a small percentage of Chardonnay was added to give the wine a better structure.

The Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva has an intense ruby red color. An exclusive Chianti Classico Riserva of great name with an intense scent full of aromas of raspberries, red fruits and blueberries followed by wood notes and various spices, including cloves. Lively and fruity taste with supple tannins and a light woody note.

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The name Antinori is a household name in the wine world. Wherever you go in a little restaurant in the world, the wines of Antinori show off on the menu. And that is not easy! 600 years of experience precede, as many as 26 generations of wine know-how. Investments have been made carefully in domains and vineyards. And guaranteed in the best locations.

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Marquis Piero Antinori is in charge and is assisted by his three daughters: Albiera, Allegra and Alessia. Funny those three A's. We are not going to bother you with all the awards that have been received over the years, because then this price list can no longer go through the letterbox. There are two red wines that are available on allocation and that one would like to get a few bottles from all over the world and that are Tignanello and Solaia and we also have these in our range at Grandcruwijnen.

In 1180, Ugo and Antinori di Rinuccino were officially named as owners of Castello di Combiate; a century later, the family who had moved to Florence were included in the register of the silk trade cooperative. In 1385, Giovanni di Piero, an indirect descendant, entered the wine guild as an apprentice. Since then, the wine-growing tradition of the Antinori family has been continuous. With the establishment of the Marchesi Antinori winery, the peak was reached in 1895 and already in 1898 the winery was built in San Casciano Val di Pesa, which is still the center of the widely branched group of properties in all major cultivation areas of Tuscany, Umbria. , Piemonte (since the early 90s through the purchase of the wine cellar Prunotto), Apulia and even California. The traditional house participating in the modern Tuscan wine-growing revolution owes much of its prestige to its former chief vinologist Giacomo Tachis, who produced exceptional wines such as Sassicaia, Tignanello (especially sangiovese), Solaia (especially cabernet) and many others. the other was responsible. Vinologist Renzo Cotarella also created one of the best chardonnays in Italy in the Umbrian Castello della Sala.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Winery Antinori
Grape Pinot Blanc
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2020
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2032
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging No
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 93
James Suckling rating 93
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Romantisch
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