Original
55 Ratings
Marchesi Antinori Solaia

Wine Details

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) "...a classic example of central Tuscan Cabernet at its best..."-Wine Advocate 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 loca...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/13/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) "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)
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage)