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Villa Antinori Riserva Chianti Classico 2016 Wine Review

Villa Antinori Riserva Chianti Classico 2016

Villa Antinori Riserva Chianti Classico 2016

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $30.95

Drink: 2022-2035

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Villa Antinori

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 91/100

From the Tuscany wine region, Villa Antinori 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva is a beautifully-crafted juicy red wine blend of 90% Sangiovese, 5% each of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot produced by Marchesi Antinori. Antinori has been in the wine business since 1385 – that’s 26 generations. Look for liquid ripe cherry, spicy plum, black currant, black olive, earthy truffle, sweet dried tobacco leaf matched with mouth-watering acidity and fine grippy tannins showing elegance and power -- a good cellaring candidate. Drink from 2022.

Chianti Classico food pairings: grilled meats, meat pasta, lamb stew.

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This Villa Antinori Riserva Chianti Classico 2016 was reviewed on February 19, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Janet Holden rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This medium bodied red wine has aromas of ripe cherry, tobacco, cedar and vanilla. On the palate it is smooth and velvety with notes of cherry and raspberry, layered with leather, earth, vanilla, cedar, tomato stem and dried herbs like oregano.

This wine was delicious paired with a baked lasagna.

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