We ended the meal with this unique dessert wine. Fun of prune, chocolate, leather and sweet treacle notes lifted by the significant VA this was rich and penetrating to smell. So smooth and rich in the mouth with great depth of fruit and a refreshing to...
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Varietals Produced by Solaria View all
This ancient Friulian variety was first mentioned in a contract from 1289. In 1402, the local city of Udine prohibite...
Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...
History of the grape: At some point in the 18th century, the grape was brought over to Italy from either Caucasus or ...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
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I took some heat last week for my less than glowing review of Brunello di ... ... the palate. 85pts 2012 Solaria Rosso di Montalcino $NA Reticent on the nose with suggestions of spice and tobacco. fairly soft in the mouth with modest intensity, thi is not making much of an impression. It’s fairly tannic for its size, showing some light, creamy... Read More
Reticent on the nose with suggestions of spice and tobacco. fairly soft in the mouth with modest intensity, thi is not making much of an impression. Its fairly tannic for its size, showing some light, creamy cherry fruit on the palate in a simple and easy style. 83pts Read More
Well, there are wines you dream about, and then there are wines you can only ... Vintages1959 Antonio Ferrari Solaria JonicaPuglia was subjected to an unrelenting, record-breaking heat wave in 1959. A wine producer from the north, Piedmont specifically, who had fallen in love with Puglia had the inspiration to take the raised grapes from this... Read More
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Really enjoyed this wine but was not floored by it. Nice fruity aromas on the nose, a small blast of berries/cherries in the middle, with a nice finish. Well balanced wine. I have two more bottles so we'll see how it plays out. Read More
I disagree with Snooth's ratings. It is an excellent Brunello with that wonderful character I learned to love when in Italy. At $40 it is a bargain!Classic Brunello Read More
Aromas of dark cherry with a spicy yet smooth tannin finish. Perfect with a pizza - american style too Read More
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I met with a semi-regular Sunday tasting group last week for the usual ... ... jumped into the unique 1959 Solaria Jonica which was as compelling as ever with its drippingly sweet yet exceptionally well balanced mix of black fruits, toffeed sweetness and light spice notes. It is a classic Italian dessert wine with few peers.http://www.snooth.c... Read More
We ended the meal with this unique dessert wine. Fun of prune, chocolate, leather and sweet treacle notes lifted by the significant VA this was rich and penetrating to smell. So smooth and rich in the mouth with great depth of fruit and a refreshing touch of tannin that kept this from being cloying. I didn't notice the acid but obviously there's... Read More
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