Santi Valpolicella Solane 2004

Red Wine from Italy

$14.49
Item No. 88722
  • red wine
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2006
  • RP88

Winemaker's Notes

Grape Type: 65% Corvina, 30% Rondinella, 5% Molinara

Tasting Notes: Ruby red, intense bouquet, cloves, vanilla cherry jam and almonds. Dry taste, full, warm and harmonious with an elegant finish

Food Match: veal, roasts, pork, pizza, game, duck, chicken

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Rating:
(9/27/2010)
A bit of earth and plum on the nose with an outstanding plum and cherry jam aroma. Left a beautiful velvety finish of lush purple fruit with just the right touch of mushroom and earth, highly recommend exploring this varietal.
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ponza tony - Branford, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(6/7/2011)
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Learn About Santi

Santi traces its origins to 1843, when Carlo Santi established a wine cellar in Illasi, near Verona and Lake Garda. The original winery, very attractively renovated, still houses the winemaking facilities and aging cellar and stands on the plain below Castello d'Illasi, a ruined medieval fortress. Santi specializes in Veneto and Trentino wines. In addition to experimenting with the benefits of aging in new French oak barrels (barriques) for wines such as their single vineyard Trentino Chardonnay I Piovi, Santi emphasizes new techniques to improve the quality of their wines.

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