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Date Printed: 12/21/2014
Col Solare  2006
Col Solare 2006
(search item no. 98765)
collectible wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 12/21/2014: $78.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 Decanter rating: 95 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Aromas of black cherry, currants, and blackberry blend with subtle notes of vanilla and milk chocolate. Tannins are rich and refined on the finish, a characteristic of Red Mountain fruit, with flavors of berries, black fruit, and cocoa.

72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot, 2% Syrah

My Notes:

Additional wines from Col Solare:

  • 1996 (search item no. 38582)
  • 2009 (search item no. 133376)

About Col Solare:

Col Solare is the partnership between two influential wine producers who are recognized leaders in their respective regions: Tuscany's Marchesi Antinori and Washington state's Chateau Ste. Michelle. Col Solare unites these who unique viticultural and winemaking cultures to produce and ultra-luxurty Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine from their winery and estate vineyard on Washington's Red Mountain.