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Wine:
FAMILIA SOLANA CLASICO 2012 (D.O. Toro)
Winery: BODEGAS SOLANA
Type: Red Wine - 85% Tinta de Toro, 15% Old Vine Garnacha
Tasting Notes:
La Familia Solana is a new & exciting personal project of Basilio Rodriguez, President & CEO of Casa Ventura Imports, in several wine regions of Spain. From Toro, La Familia Solana brings you the first in our series based on superb Tinta de Toro & Century-Old Garnacha. All labels in the series will feature an old family portrait of Basilios Spanish family. Beautiful dark ruby in color, this wine sparkles like a jewel. Perfectly ripe dark fruits intermingle with minerals, toasted cedar & tannic spices. Pairs well with red meats, lamb, paella, cured meats & cheeses.
Viticulture Technics:
Double selection of grapes in the vineyard first and then at the winery.
Century Old vine Garnacha from Toro D.O.
Alc. 13.5% by Vol.
Press Room:
2009 - 87 POINTS ROBERT PARKERS WINE ADVOCATE

The 2009 Familia Solana is composed of 85% Tinta de Toro and 15% old-vine Garnacha (100+ years) fermented and aged in stainless steel. Black fruits, tar, licorice, and tapenade inform the nose of this sweetly fruited, forward, tasty, but uncomplicated red. It reveals the juicy fruit of the terrific 2009 vintage and is an ideal pizza and burger wine for drinking over the next 3-4 years.

2008 - 88 POINTS ROBERT PARKERS WINE ADVOCATE

The 2008 Familia Solana is an unoaked blend of 85% Tinta de Toro and 15% Garnacha from vines over 100 years of age fermented and aged in stainless steel. Dark ruby red in color with an attractive nose of plum, mulberry, spice box, and incense, on the palate it displays ample sweet fruit, light tannin, plenty of juicy flavor, and good length. Drink this pleasurable effort over the next 4 years.
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Shelf Talker for Download: Familia Solana Clasico Tech Sheet.pdf
Aditional Pos for Download: Familia Solana poster.pdf
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