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Solaia 2016 Wine Review

Solaia 2016

Solaia 2016

Tuscany I.G.T., Italy

Community Score:96/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $457.95

Drink: 2022-2050

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Solaia

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 96/100

From Antinori, a full-bodied red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese with some Cabernet Franc. Opulent with plushy cassis, dark cherry, dried savoury herb, tobacco leaf and spicy flavours on the palate. Powerful and elegant all at the same time. Good cellaring candidate for 15 years or more.

Food pairings: rib eye roast, filet mignon, rack of lamb.

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This Solaia 2016 was reviewed on December 17, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Carolyn Hetke reviewed this wine as follows:

What do you get from one of Italy's premiere producer's best vineyards, south facing, 1000+ feet above sea level, in a year where the vintage was a perfect growing season? This Solaia blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc that has been garnering perfect scores from various esteemed reviewers. For my part I can tell you I loved the deep red fruit, layers of spice and earthiness and the silkiness of the palate. Still tightly wound, there is the promise of more goodness to come. This will be absolutely stunning once it has a couple more years in the cellar to evolve. Tasted Nov 15, 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Produced by Marchesi Antinori, Solaia 2016 is a full-bodied red wine blend of 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Sangiovese, 7% Cabernet Franc aged 18 months in French oak Barrels. Lots of ripe blackberry, dark plum, espresso, mocha and minty flavours on the palate. Beautifully complex and luxurious. - Community Wine Reviews

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