The Marchesi Antinori Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva is a first-class red wine. It presents a wonderfully dense, ruby red color. Swirling the glass, this red wine reveals a high level of density and richness, which can be seen in the stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. In the glass, this red wine from Marchesi Antinori presents aromas of blackberries, mulberries, plums, morello cherries and damsons, complemented by dark chocolate, vanilla and cinnamon. The Marchesi Antinori Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva impresses with its elegantly dry taste. It was bottled with exceptionally little residual sugar. As you would expect from a wine of this renown, this Italian naturally delights with the finest balance despite its dryness. Taste does not necessarily need sugar. On the palate, this powerful red wine is characterized by an incredibly dense, velvety and melting texture. On the finish, this wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region, which ages well, finally impresses with its considerable length. Once again, there are hints of blackberry and morello cherry.
Vinification of the Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva from Marchesi Antinori
The powerful Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva from Italy is a single-varietal wine made from the Sangiovese grape variety. Without question, the Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva is also determined by the climate and the Chianti Classico DOCG winegrowing style. This Italian wine can be described as an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, which is exceptionally fragrant. The grapes for this red wine from Italy are harvested exclusively by hand once optimum ripeness has been ensured. After being harvested by hand, the grapes are quickly transported to the winery. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. This is followed by fermentation in small and large wood at controlled temperatures. Vinification is followed by ageing for 24 months in oak barriques.
Recommended pairing for Marchesi Antinori Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva
This Italian wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It goes perfectly with spaghetti with caper and tomato sauce, cod with cucumber and mustard vegetables or veal and onion casserole.
Awards for the Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva from Marchesi Antinori
This wine from Chianti Classico DOCG not only impresses us, but also well-known wine journalists have awarded it 90 points and more. The ratings include the 2017 vintage
- Gambero Rosso - 2 glasses
- James Suckling - 92 points
- James Suckling - 90 points
- Wine Advocate Robert M. Parker - 91 points
- Wine Enthusiast - 91 points
- Wine Spectator - 90 points
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