Label Image
2001 Case Basse (Soldera) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
Out of Stock
4.0 average rating 1 ratingrate it
Expert Ratings
read the reviews

Begin Your Search

WineAccess Travel Log

Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.

Expert Reviews

96 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - June 2007

Medium-deep brilliant ruby. Extremely complex nose offers very sweet ripe red cherry, high-quality tobacco, leather and delicate Oriental spices, all given added freshness by a touch of volatile acidity that Soldera enthusiasts well know to be a trademark of the house. Rich and suave, with extremely concentrated flavors of red cherry and spicy black plum, with complicating notes of vanilla, milk chocolate, smoke, coriander and raspberry jam. This has wonderfully integrated acidity and tannins that are smoother than velvet. The finish goes on into next week, marinating the mouth in a delicately suave yet very rich and concentrated flavor extravaganza. Though not quite at the level of Soldera's 1983 Riserva, one of the four or five greatest wines ever to come out of Italy, this promises to be another hugely successful vintage for this bottling.

96 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

Member Ratings

Your Rating & Review
1 Member Rating
Average Member Rating:
4.0 out of 5 stars
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 stars


Place Image
About Italy

Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines; sweet wines and dessert wines.
Read More »

Varietal Image

The trademark of wines from Tuscany, and especially those from the region of Chianti, was once the fiasco. This straw-colored flask may carry associations of lengthy rustic meals out on the portico of a villa in the Tuscan countryside, but this romantic reverie must be interrupted with a burst of reality...
Read More »