Antinori 2020 "Solaia" Toscana Proprietary Red, Italy

$399.99
Antinori 2020 "Solaia" Toscana Proprietary Red, Italy
  98 Points - limited super tuscan

Antinori 2020 "Solaia" Toscana Proprietary Red, Italy

Regular price $399.99
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  98 Points - limited super tuscan               New release of the cult Super Tuscan Solaia from Antinori!  One of Italy's finest. 98 Points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "Antinori’s Solaia captures all of the elegance of this important vin. . . READ MORE

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  98 Points - limited super tuscan              
New release of the cult Super Tuscan Solaia from Antinori!  One of Italy's finest.


98 Points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "Antinori’s Solaia captures all of the elegance of this important vintage. The bouquet alone is mesmerizing. It speaks to the stunning beauty and pedigree of Cabernet Sauvignon as grown at the Antinori family’s Tignanello property. Sweet scents of crème de cassis, lavender, graphite, mint, spice and espresso lead into a fine, delineated palate. Bright and energetic, Solaia is decidedly medium in body in 2018, with striking purity and exceptional beauty. I can’t remember ever tasting a young Solaia with this much sheer appeal and balance in the early going. In 2018 Solaia is 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Sangiovese and 7% Cabernet Franc. Production is down to around 60,000 bottles because of strict selection."

97 Points Robert Parker: "The Marchesi Antinori Solaia reveals a silky and elegant personality, and the wine steps away from some of the more robust fruit weight and dark concentration that we've seen in the past. This elegant vintage prizes fruit purity and focus with black plum, cassis, blue flower, pencil shaving and lots of sweet spice from the oak that recalls clove and toasted almond. The blend is mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with smaller parts Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese. The fruit is harvested at the Antinori family's Tenuta Tignanello at the heart of the Chianti Classico appellation. The percentage of Cabernet Franc used in the blend is the ultimate Solaia wild card. In this vintage, the Franc has been increased to 7%, and that number is expected to be even higher in 2019 as the vines get older and the fruit more complex."

97 Points James Suckling: "Very aromatic and lively on the nose with currants, fresh herbs, white pepper and cherry blossoms. Full-bodied with a vertical, multilayered structure and ultra fine tannins. Velvety texture. Extremely long and focused. Complex and succulent. This is the smallest production of Solaia ever. Great length. This is a beautifully complex red that’s open now, but needs another three to four years to show even more of its excellence."

The Antinori family of Florence, one of the world's oldest and most distinguished wine producers, has lived in Tuscany since the 14th century and celebrated its 625th anniversary as wine makers in 2010.

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