Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2017
Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riservais ruby red in color. On the nose, intense notes of wild berries, cherries and blackberries merge with delicate aromas of tobacco and sweet hints of milk chocolate: its bouquet is completed by undertones of aromatic herbsand dried flowers. Its palate is mouth-filling, sustained by excellent freshness and soft,velvety tannins. Spicy notes perceived on the nose reappear in its lengthy finish.
Antinori is a name synonymous with wine in Italy, the equivalent of the royal family of wine in the country. Intimately involved in the wine industry of Italy since 1385, initially in Tuscany, but in more recent years their influence has grown seeing them involved in wine-making projects across the country. They were instrumental in the renaissance of Chianti and their portfolio of wines includes some stellar names such as Tignanello - the Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc blend that was most influential in the Super Tuscan movement, Solaia - the Cabernet dominant blend also from the Tignanello Estate and the beautiful Peppoli Chianti Classico.