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Brunello di Montalcino Pian Delle Vigne Antinori 94js/91 Vm 2012

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94 points, James Suckling: "A soft and silky red with plum, chocolate and light coffee character. Medium to full body, well-integrated tannins and a fruity and fresh finish. Drink in 2018." 11/16. 91+ Points, Ian d'Agata, Vinous: "Dark red. Aromas and flavors of ripe strawberry, spicy plum, fresh herbs, vanilla and red licorice. Wonderfully balanced, delicately creamy wine that is exceptionally easy to drink now thanks to broad, supple tannins but that has enough stuffing to keep and improve. Very successful Pian delle Vigne." 3/17.

Region: Italy » Tuscany » Montalcino

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  • 2012

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Winery: Villa Antinori
Color: Red
Varietal: Sangiovese
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Villa Antinori:
Villa Antinori is a prominent wine estate in Tuscany, Italy. Wine has been produced by the Antinori family since they came to Florence in the 14th century. The family estate, Palazzo Antinori, was purchased in Tuscany in 1506, and later that century, banker and merchant Alessandro Antinori began to produce the wines made there commercially. Generations later, in 1928, Marquis Niccolò ... Read more
Villa Antinori is a prominent wine estate in Tuscany, Italy. Wine has been produced by the Antinori family since they came to Florence in the 14th century. The family estate, Palazzo Antinori, was purchased in Tuscany in 1506, and later that century, banker and merchant Alessandro Antinori began to produce the wines made there commercially. Generations later, in 1928, Marquis Niccolò Antinori officially created the Villa Antinori brand, with the intention of producing an elegant Chianti fit for longevity. The wine was soon found in the cellars and on the tables of of some of the most prestigious houses, restaurants and hotels. In 1931, Villa Antinori began producing a white wine from Trebbiano, and in the 1980s, Chardonnay was added to the blend for elegance. In 2001, the estate added the production of Super Tuscans to their growing portfolio. In addition to table wines, Villa Antinori also produces sparkling wines, grappa and olive oil.  Read less

94 points, James Suckling: "A soft and silky red with plum, chocolate and light coffee character. Medium to full body, well-integrated tannins and a fruity and fresh finish. Drink in 2018." 11/16. 91+ Points, Ian d'Agata, Vinous: "Dark red. Aromas and flavors of ripe strawberry, spicy plum, fresh herbs, vanilla and red licorice. Wonderfully balanced, delicately creamy wine that is exceptionally easy to drink now thanks to broad, supple tannins but that has enough stuffing to keep and improve. Very successful Pian delle Vigne." 3/17.

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