1999 Antinori Solaia0 Ratings
1999 Antinori Solaia
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Wine.comIntensely 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 sam...
Wine AdvocateRating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 144 on Dec-02
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/02
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 94 (good year)
Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now