A Luxury Ride Inspired by a Luxury Wine? Antinori and Maserati Unveil Collaboration

Jul 03, 2024 139

BY: Rachel Whiteman

Picture this: you’re driving through the Tuscan countryside in a slick, new sports car; the wind is whipping through your hair as world-famous Chianti Classico vineyards disappear in the rearview mirror. In perhaps one of the most Italian collabs ever, Maserati and Marchesi Antinori have teamed up to release one of the first 100 percent electric luxury convertibles, inspired by Antinori’s world famous super Tuscan Tignanello. And the wheels could be yours—the car will be auctioned off for charity at the Festival Napa Valley's Arts for All Gala on July 14.

The car was created exclusively for Marchesi Antinori, whose family history in wine goes back 600 years and 26 generations, making them one of the most iconic names in Italian wine, if not the world. The bespoke driving machine, the GranCabrio Folgore Tignanello, was inspired by the vineyards of Antinori’s Tenuta Tignanello, an estate located in the heart of Chianti Classico.

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SOURCE: https://www.winespectator.com

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