It was the first Sangiovese to be aged in barrique, the first modern red wine blended with non-traditional varieties (such as Cabernet), and among the first red wines in Chianti to not use white grapes. Tignanello is a milestone.
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Tenuta Tignanello is located between the Greve and Pesa valleys, in the heart of the Chianti Classico, between the small villages of Montefiridolfi and Santa Maria a Macerata, 30 km south of Florence. In these 127 hectares of vineyards, the Antinori family has more than anywhere else expressed its production philosophy: reconciling tradition and modernity by creating wines authentically linked to their land of origin.
Solaia and Tignanello, the two iconic wines of the estate, have been defined by the international press as "among the most influential wines in Italian wine history" and are a constant symbol for the Antinori family of an inexhaustible challenge, fueled by pure passion.
Solaia Toscana IGT has a deep ruby red colour. The nose is distinguished by its complexity and aromatic finesse: notes of small red fruits, especially raspberry and mulberry, alternate with sweet hints of ripe apricot and blood orange combined with light floral nuances of rose; the evident aromas...