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  • 2014 Antinori Chianti Classico Marchese Antinori Riserva Tenuta Tignanello – Italy, Tuscany, Chianti, Chianti Classico DOCG (2/15/2019)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Kirsch, lavender, plum and black berry. Flavors of Plums, black berry and raspberry. Bright acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now or hold. (91 points)

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  • 2001 Il Poggione (Proprietá Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (11/23/2018)
    WIMLNR

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, fairly clear throughout. Nose seemed a bit oxidized. Aromas of iron, baby diaper, white pepper, bit of dark fruit. Flavors of black berries and boysenberries. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. No rating.

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  • 2015 Pio Cesare Gavi – Italy, Piedmont, Gavi (10/10/2018)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Straw color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lime, sea foam and a smidge of kumquat. Flavors of lime and tangerine. Bright acidity, light to medium body. Drink now. (89 points)

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  • 2001 Feudi di San Gregorio Irpinia Serpico – Italy, Campania, Irpinia (9/22/2018)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of thatch, dust, berries and plums. Flavors of Bing cherries, plums and raspberries. Bright acidity, firm tannin and full bodied. Drink or hold. No rush. (93 points)

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  • 2005 Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT – Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT (7/28/2018)
    WIML93

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of saddle leather, soapstone, dishwater and rusted iron. Flavors of boysenberries, raspberries and Bing cherries over an earthy finish. Tangy acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (93 points)

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  • 2011 Cerbaiona (Molinari) Rosso Toscana IGT – Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT (6/8/2018)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of flowers, tar and red berries. Flavors of red berries, raspberries and strawberries. Bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (91 points)

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  • 2009 Domenico Clerico Barolo Pajana – Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo (5/2/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of anise, black pepper and spiced sugar plums. Flavors of black berries and black cherries. Bright acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with air or continue to hold. (92 points)

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