Full and forward, yet it’s not at all jammy or overdone. The nose is stately while the palate features electro-charged plum and cherry flavors softened ever so slightly by chocolate. Finishes toasty and warm, with oak and pepper. The total package in maturing Tuscan wine; drink now through 2009.
Solare does a very good job of dosing out its many aromatic nuances over a long stretch of time. Layer after layer, you’ll get red fruit, soy sauce, spice, cola and licorice. The blend is 80-20 Sangiovese-Malvasia Nera. It’s ready to drink now.
A beautiful expression of Sangiovese, this shows delicate and elegant characteristics of wild berry and light spice. The finish is silky and crisp, and the wine would stand up nicely to breaded veal or roast chicken.
This Riserva does a really nice job of blending dry mineral elements with succulent slices of red berry and wild strawberries. It’s a bright tasting wine with a good level of acidity and fresh fruit to keep it lively and refreshing in the mouth.
Solare is an 80-20 blend of Sangiovese and Malvasia Nera that shows the best of Tuscan winemaking. There’s elegance here backed by aromas of berry fruit, forest floor, dark spice and pressed flower.
Seductively layered on the bouquet, where dried fruits, leather and earth create an Old World welcome party. Plenty of solid red-fruit flavors carry the palate of this Sangiovese/Malvasia Nera blend, and there are background notes of coffee, pepper and chocolate that add complexity. Will go great with meat or pasta.
A healthy wine with cherry, plum, earth and chocolate on the nose. The fruit is racy, bordering on searing. But on that wave of acidity you’ll encounter prime and pure cherry and raspberry flavors. Arguably a bit skinny and one-dimensional, but still it’s worthy of praise.
Fresh and pure, if a tad light in weight and concentration. Fine plum and berry aromas and flavors convey ripeness, which is confirmed on the smooth, medium-bodied palate. Should go well with milder foods, things like roast pork loin or poultry. Supple and well made.