The Solaia vines lay on about ten hectares with a southwest exposure, located nearby the Tignanello vines at about 350-400 meters above sea level. The soil is of the marly limestone type.
This creation of the Solaia winery is relatively recent, with the first vintage produced by Antinori dating from 1978. Solaia is produced only in exceptional years.
Color : Dark, high intensity of colours.
Nose : Ample and complex with fruity aromas. Notes of black cherries and blueberries that finish with liquorice, coffee and roasted oak.
Mouth : Flexible, balanced tannins. The wine is charming with minerals, its after-tast recalls soft notes of cacao, vanilla and berries, with a very beautiful length.
Alcohol level : 13.5%
Winemaking : The aging lasts 18 months in barrels of French oak and 1 year in bottles.
Food pairing : Noble game, grilled meats, lamb, cheese.
Aging potential : 16 Years and >
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