Col Solare 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington

Item No. 93716
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2003
  • RP94
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Winemaker's Notes

Highly concentrated raspberry, vanilla bean and Belgian dark chocolate aromatics are threaded with anise, clove and cinnamon. Equally intense flavors of raspberry, black cherry and smoky-toast are complemented by hints of spice. Muscular yet richly supple, this is a wine that rewards with a long, elegantly proportioned finish.

Col Solare is a partnership between two wine producers who are dominant forces in their respective regions. Tuscany's Marchesi Antinori and Washington State's Chateau Ste. Michelle. When Marchese Piero Antinori journeyed to Washington's Columbia Valley in 1992, he discovered an emerging wine region supported by the ardent leadership of Chateau Ste. Michelle.

Col Solare, Italian for shining hill, unites to uniqe viticultural and winemaking cultures with a shared goal of producing Washington's best Cabernet Suavignon-based wine.

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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.

Learn About Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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Winemaker's Notes Col Solare is a winemaking partnership between Tuscany's Marchesi Antinori and Washington state's Chateau Ste. Michelle that began ...
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