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Antinori Solaia 2001

Antinori Solaia 750ml 2001       
Sku: 10197

Rating
 Wine Advocate 96 points (Jun 2007)
The 2001 Solaia, far superior to the overrated 1997 (to which I also prefer the 1999 and 1994) is a classic example of central Tuscan Cabernet at its best, ruby-purple in color, warm and explosive in its expression of black currant fruit, tobacco, tar, and graphite, superbly concentrated and dense on the palate but balanced and shapely at the same time and with a noble austerity and grip on the finish which resembles the best of Bordeaux. The wine is a sure bet for another two decades of superb drinking.
 Wine Spectator 93 points (Oct 15 2004)
Masses of coffee and blackberry character in this youthful wine. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins, loads of fruit and excellent wood. Big and juicy, with a long, long finish. A fine wine. Needs time. Best after 2007. 7,500 cases made. –JS

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Toscano
Grape Varietal: Red Italian Blend
Type: Still wine
Classification: IGT
 
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