96 POINTS, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate. "There is a symphony of dark fruit with black cherry, plum, spice and sweet tobacco. I am particularly attracted by a distant hint of medicinal or menthol herb that I also discovered in other wines with fruit from the Tignanello estate in 2017. There's a drying mineral note of crushed chalk as well. The heat and dryness of the vintage has added to the aromatic intensity of the wine (yields were reduced by a third), but the mouthfeel is carefully crafted to maintain its softness and smoothness."
95 POINTS, Vinous. "The 2017 Tignanello is dense, exotic and flamboyant. Red berry fruit, cherries in liqueur, blood orange, wild flowers and spice are front and center in this sumptuous, racy Tignanello that is likely to drink beautifully right out of the gate."
99 POINTS, Antonio Galloni, Vinous. "The 2016 Le Pergole Torte is magnificent, just as it was last year. Rich, dense and explosive, with stunning depth and texture, the 2016 possesses off the charts intensity while remaining light on its feet for...
A rare bottling of "Gran Selezione" which is clear step up the ladder from a "Riserva" bottling. This is the designation a winemaker will give to their top offering. This is exactly what truly special Chianti is supposed to taste...
Awesome Tuscan value! Think mini Super Tuscan with a richness that is balanced by earthy, elegant, fresh red fruit and spice. A lot of wine for the money here. Pair with with a meat-lovers pizza for pure joy!