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1997 Solaia, Marchesi Antinori

Toscana IGT

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PRICE:
$350.00 per Bottle

SIZE:
750ml

AVAILABLE:
Out of Stock

 

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TASTING NOTES

"Dark ruby in color, with extremely ripe raisin and spice aromas. Full-bodied and very chewy, with loads of polished tannins and a long, long finish that's big and fruity. A solid, muscular red from Tuscany, this is the greatest Solaia ever made. Best after 2004. 7,000 cases made." Wine Spectator
(WS, 06/15/2000)

Rating: 98
Drink from: 2004-+


"The 1997 Solaia is awesome. Sweet, open aromatics lead to a rich, full-bodied expression of dark cherries, plums, menthol and spices. This sensual, full-bodied wine remains youthful and full of life. The 1997 is a great Solaia." Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
(AG, 11/01/2008)

Rating: 96
Drink from: 2013-2017


"Saturated, solid ruby-black. Powerful nose of blackcurrants, blackberries, sweet herbs, and vanilla; focused and penetrating. Rich and potent in flavor, with concentrated cassis fruit of impeccable ripeness. Complementary notes of chocolate and tar. Sumptuous and authoritative; iron and velvet in perfect symbiosis. Antinori CEO is Renzo Cotarella, a professional winemaker with a doctorate in chemistry-a telling indication of the firm's priorities." Daniel Thomases, Vinous.com
(AG, 07/01/2000)

Rating: 96


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