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Published by Simon Huntington on 15/11/2019

Unstoppable Tignanello

Tignanello is the brightest star in the ever-growing Super Tuscan movement.

Super Tuscan wines like Tignanello, Sassicaia and Ornellaia are becoming increasingly desirable, and their rise shows no signs of abating.

According to a report this year from the fine wine trading platform Livex, the number of Italian wines being traded on the secondary market has quadrupled over the past five years, two-thirds of which are from Tuscany.

This is indicative of the recent rise in popularity of Super Tuscan wines, and what is more, Tignanello was earmarked as the top performer by the platform.

Fit for royalty

Tignanello is fast becoming a household name and in this vain hit the headlines this year for sundry reasons.

The upsurge in interest led three opportunist Italian criminals to counterfeit 11,000 bottles that they were planning to sell in foreign markets, particularly Belgium and Germany. Thankfully the scheme was foiled by the police in February.

Additionally, the Super Tuscan is so hot at the moment that it has made its way to the dinner tables of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Duchess of Essex Meghan Markle. Reports quote the two separately announcing their love of the wine.

Tignanello Vineyards

“Tignanello improving drastically”

At Roberson Wine HQ, we have also noted heightened Tignanello activity.

Private clients have reached out to us for 13 different back vintages of Tignanello from half-bottle to magnum formats over the last year, with the 2015 vintage representing over 20% of the market share. And total Tignanello sales at Roberson Wine have increased by a third over the last 12 months compared to the previous year.

Oliver Bartle, Head of Fine Wine at Roberson Wine, commented on the trend: “Demand for Tignanello over the past 12 months has increased across all channels here at Roberson. “With other big names being far more expensive and with the quality of Tignanello improving drastically, it is no surprise that our clients want to add this rising star to their cellars.”

We are currently stocking the 2015 and 2016 on our website, for £103 apiece. For more information about Tignanello back vintages or special formats, please contact hello@robersonwine.com.

To veiw all our current vintages of Tignanello, click here grab yourself a bottle. Don't miss them.

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