Santa Cristina by Antinori Rosso 2011

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy

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Item No. 122373
  • WS88
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

The wine opens with a ruby red color with violet tinges. It has a full and intense fragrance with hints of red fruit which bring to mind cherries and raspberries. On the palate the wine is smooth and well-balanced. The finish is characterized by gentle tannins and the persistent flavor of the grapes which make is so delicious and easy to drink.

Critical Acclaim

"Black cherry, tobacco and black pepper notes mingle in this firm red, bolstered by integrated tannins, with a long finish. A touch astringent now, but this should come together soon. Sangiovese and Merlot. Best from 2015 through 2022. "
88 Points

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H2oskii - Gibsonia, PA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(8/28/2013)
Style: Smooth & Supple
Loved this wine. Very smooth and dry.
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Jimmy Mac - Southington, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(1/29/2014)
Style: Smooth & Supple
A very nice smooth red wine. Excellent aroma and flavor, good for an everyday wine. Loved it with pasta dinner. Very good price, will definitely be ordering again.
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CT Wineluvr - Stratford, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(1/28/2014)
Very good everyday Italian red. Easy drinking,good with fod.
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Learn About Santa Cristina by Antinori

Combining Italian soul with new world flavor and vitality, the Santa Cristina line combines maximum quality with value. These extremely versatile wines are made for everyday enjoyment, whether served by themselves or with virtually any food.

Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Sangiovese

Sangiovese (SAHN-gee-oh-VAY-zee) Blood of Jove (literally translated) The principal grape of Chianti - in fact, the principle grape of all of Tuscany - has had its ups and downs. For a stint in the 70s and 80s, wines labeled Chianti contained cheap red wine packaged in a straw casked bottle, most popular for the candle holder it would become. But no more. Sangiovese re...

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