Antinori Solaia 2008, Igt Toscana

Unlike Tignanello, which is crafted primarily from Sangiovese, Solaia consists predominantly of Cabernet Sauvignon, and is... Julian Hitner - LCBO, SAQ, BCLDB
987586
699694
11593657
Antinori Solaia 2008, Igt Toscana Bottle
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Antinori Solaia 2008, Igt Toscana 92 7 $249.95
Julian Hitner http://www.winealign.com/profile/13408-Julian-Hitner

Unlike Tignanello, which is crafted primarily from Sangiovese, Solaia consists predominantly of Cabernet Sauvignon,...

John Szabo, MS http://www.winealign.com/profile/3333-John-Szabo%2C-MS

The 2008 Solaia is still quite tightly wound, with marked wood influence on the nose, though the palate offers a...

Bill Zacharkiw http://www.winealign.com/profile/30-Bill-Zacharkiw

Very elegant and finessed. Better balanced than the ’07. Great concentration without going overboard. The oak is...

David Lawrason http://www.winealign.com/profile/466-David-Lawrason

Antinori's most famous cabernet - grown in the Chianti zone not in Bolgheri - has a very rich, ripe nose of...

Marc Chapleau http://www.winealign.com/profile/34-Marc-Chapleau

Dullness a little, as if the wine (bottle, rather) was prematurely withered; both heady and a little "sweet fruit"...

Sara d'Amato http://www.winealign.com/profile/13582-Sara-d%27Amato

Rich with pitch-perfect ripeness but lacking some acidity necessary to back the concentrated core of fruit....

Antinori Solaia 2008, Igt Toscana

Red Blend Red Blend
Tuscany, Italy

$249.95 (987586)

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April 14, 2012

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Unlike Tignanello, which is crafted primarily from Sangiovese, Solaia consists predominantly of Cabernet Sauvignon,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The 2008 Solaia is still quite tightly wound, with marked wood influence on the nose, though the palate offers a...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Very elegant and finessed. Better balanced than the ’07. Great concentration without going overboard. The oak is...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Antinori's most famous cabernet - grown in the Chianti zone not in Bolgheri - has a very rich, ripe nose of...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Dullness a little, as if the wine (bottle, rather) was prematurely withered; both heady and a little "sweet fruit"...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Rich with pitch-perfect ripeness but lacking some acidity necessary to back the concentrated core of fruit....

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