Tuscan Harmony

Tuscany’s 2016 vintage is an elegant follow-up to the powerful 2015s 

Tuscan Harmony
In the heart of Chianti Classico lies Tenuta Tignanello, where Piero Antinori (center), his daughter Albiera, now company president, and CEO Renzo Cotarella make some of Tuscany's finest wines. (Molchen Photo)
From the Oct 31, 2019, issue

For fans of Tuscan wines, it's a great opportunity to either stock your cellar or expand your horizons with new producers and wines. If you are just discovering the region and its different expressions of Sangiovese, not to mention its Bordeaux-inspired blends, your timing is perfect, with the duo of 2015 and 2016 offering a bounty of excellent reds. It may be some time before Italy's premier region offers such back-to-back riches.

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