2000 Antinori Solaia
Intensely fruity and complex with a good structure, well-balanced, with soft tannins and a lingering finish. Displays unmistakable varietal flavor while retaining strong regional character. Solaia, which means the 'sunny one' in Italian, is a 10 hectares (25 acres) southwest-facing vineyard planted 351-396 metres (1,150-1,300 feet) above sea-level on stony calcareous soil of marl and friable albarese rock. It is located at Santa Cristina, contiguous to the Tignanello vineyard, which is on the sa...
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 88 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>
User Tasting Note
Axel ZieglerRP 90 / WS 92