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Solaia, Antinori 2011

RegionItaly
SubregionTuscany
ColourRed
TypeStill

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Italy2011Solaia, AntinoriDM-1750.00bt96 AG125096.0096.00Solaia, Antinori3
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Tasting Notes

Blackberry jam, cassis, grilled herbs and melted road tar meld together in the 2011 Solaia. Another super-exotic, racy 2011 from Antinori, Solaia is supremely beautiful. Mocha, espresso and sage are some of the many notes that add complexity. Hints of white truffle, lavender, smoke and licorice are laced into the exotic, racy finish. In 2011, Solaia has a dollop more of Cabernet Franc in the blend, added to give the wine a touch of freshness. Ripe and flashy to the core, the 2011 needs time to lose some of its youthful exuberance. At times, the 2011 could be easily mistaken for a wine from Napa Valley, such is its intensity.

96
Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, September 2014

A big, rich wine but there's lots of brightness and beauty at the same time. Shows licorice and asphalt. Full body with chewy tannins and a long finish. Terracotta, Tuscan dust and spice; balsamic too. This needs three to five years to soften. Intense finish.

96
James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, September 2014
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