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2015 Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT SuperTuscan Blend
11/29/2020 - JohnBlueLabel wrote:
100 points
Probably the best glass of wine I have had. Beautiful nose of dark fruit, a touch of leather, hint of rose petal, and earth. Fantastic freshness and acidity, medium + weight, bright fruit, cassis, soft oak, and firm tannins with a long finish. Just WOW! This wine should be even more spectacular in 2025 at 10 years. I am not aure if I can save one until then!
  • JohnBlueLabel commented:

    11/30/20, 1:56 PM - I know it's almost sacrilegious, but I did not decant. I used a Coravin to pour a glass, and just let it breath for 30 minutes or so, swirling occasionally. When I open the bottle, I will decant for a couple of hours. It may be even better then.

2012 Ca' Rugate Soave Classico Monte Fiorentine Garganega
Used to make Osso Bucco e Risotto alla Milanese. Good sipper while the kitchen filled with aromes della roux.
  • JohnBlueLabel commented:

    3/26/16, 10:32 AM - Completely agree. This is what I use for cooking wine, and it is delightful to sip as you cook!

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