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2008 Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT

SuperTuscan Blend

  • Italy
  • Tuscany
  • Toscana IGT
Drink between 2015 - 2024 (Edit)
CT91.8 346 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 168

  • markcic Likes this wine: 93 points

    January 8, 2022 - First time in 3 years I opened a 375. Poured a small bit to taste and then let it sit for two hours, then slowly drank over an hour and a half. A really nice bottle of wine. Dark berries, cherries, tobacco and licorice. A long enjoyable finish

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  • jtoconnell wrote:

    December 30, 2021 - x

  • KVM wrote:

    December 24, 2021 - 2007: Dark red with thin garnet edge. Dark red cherry and a little sour cherry, cinnamon, and some oxidation in the first whiff. In the mouth it is medium+ body has cocoa, cinnamon, cherry raspberry in an athletic frame - so vivacious. Vanilla and tannin shows a bit in the end, and it is a long ending. Beautiful.
    2008: Dark red. Clean, raspberry, cherry nose. The palate is pure fruit with a mineral and tannic streak. Only medium body, a little boney tannin. Let me decant this.... now it shows more aromatics in the mouth but remains rather strict when compared to the 2007 Tig.

  • Life At Your Leisure wrote: 94 points

    December 1, 2021 - Dark ruby color turning brick orange at the rim with a transparent edge. The nose gives off perfumed floral notes of red and black fruits with smoky vanilla on toasted oak. The palate is delicately soft on a medium body with bright acidity to balance the red and black cherry fruits that holds through the long, edgeless finish with secondary flavors of espresso, vanilla and scorched earth. Drink now until 2028. 94+

  • wmccone54 Likes this wine: 94 points

    August 14, 2021 - Just an incredible wine, now hitting stride; lots of development since my last bottle back to in 2013. Stood up and then decanted for approximately 45 minutes before enjoying with a Tuscan spice crusted, grilled pork loin with grilled peppers, Brussel sprouts, tomatoes, and whole mushrooms. Deep, dark ruby color. Advanced signs of development and early maturity: roasted bell pepper and celery, powdered chocolate, worn leather, leafy tobacco, spicy red currant, crushed blackberry, ripe black cherry, black plum with a dose of dry, black earth throughout. Tannins have long since integrated with fruits and acids creating complete and perfect balance. Long finish and worked perfectly with the food. Glad I held back a couple of bottles as this should drink well for another 4-6 years. Outstanding. The 2016, I enjoyed a couple of months back was also incredible, but at neatly 13 years, this was equally great but with some ageā€¦just displays the longevity of this brand.

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  • By Gary Walsh
    7/16/2012 (link)

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  • By David Lawrason
    6/23/2012 (link)

    (Tignanello, Igt Toscana red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    10/25/2012 (link) 93 points

    (Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT) Medium dark red violet color; redolent, tart cherry, tart berry nose; tasty, tight, tart red fruit, tart berry, cedar palate; needs 6 years; medium-plus finish

  • By Richard Jennings
    4/9/2012 (link) 92 points

    (Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT) Dark ruby color; tart plum, tart berry, floral, black cherry, cedar nose; tasty, tight, cedar, tart black fruit, tart berry, espresso palate; needs 5 years; medium-plus finish 92+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Antinori
  • Varietal SuperTuscan Blend
  • Designation Tignanello
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Toscana IGT
  • UPC Codes 087236350100, 087236350109, 088586002460, 088586002465, 8001935124504, 8001935126201, 8033011200420

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 154 (1%)
  • In Cellars 6,867 (60%)
  • Consumed 4,382 (38%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Beef, Beef filet and oven baked vegetables, Braised Duck, but was expecting more. 91pts, Game, Lamb, Much nicer than the wedding Sangiovese, Pasta, Poultry

Who Likes This Wine

97% Like It  119 votes

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