Solaia Antinori is the flagship of the winery Antinori, an award-winning wine, sought and recognized all over the world, which is produced only in the best vintages.
The 2012 edition is described by Wine Advocate-Parker as: “The ultimate comfort wine: It serves as a beautiful monument to the potential of Italian wine. The nose is redolent of dark berry, crushed mineral, plum, spice and touch of white pepper. The wine is integrated and seamless, but it speaks with a strong and articulate voice”.
CLASSIFICATION: Toscana IGT
GRAPES: cabernet sauvignon 75%, sangiovese 20%, cabernet franc 5%
COLOUR & BOUQUET: intense ruby red in color with purple highlights, the nose of the wine is dominated by varietal notes of excellent freshness and an elegant intensity.
TASTE: pleasurable harmony of flavors created by a fine balance between acidity and tannins and high level fruit. A grand personality and a great persistence make the finish exceptionally complex and vibrant.
FOOD PAIRINGS: mushrooms based first courses, roast and grilled meat
ALCOHOL: 14,5% vol.
James Suckling: 97/100
Wine Spectator: 93/100
Wine Advocate: 95/100
Wine Enthusiast: 97/100
Credits: Antinori Winery