Antinori Wine Testimonial

Antinori Solaia
It was our pleasure to have you at the Antinori Solaia 2013 Launch at Obica last Tuesday.

In Your article, Your passion shined through your words.

Thank you for allowing us to be part of your “Wine World”.


Lorenzo Mottola
Antinori State Manager California

Here is an excerpt from the article:

Every once in a while, I get invited to a wine tasting that I cannot turn down, no matter how many wine events I am asked to attend. Those special moments could be an incredible vertical tasting or a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sample wines that, otherwise, I would not have a chance to try. Yesterday was one of those days. I received an invitation to taste the new release of the 2013 Solaia along with other Marchesi Antinori Crus.

The event took place at Obica in West Hollywood, and I have to say they served some of the best appetizers I have had at a wine-tasting event. The lamb chops were a hit, as well as the steak tartare.

It was the wine that was most impressive. Covering Tuscany and Umbria, the Antinori wineries featured were Castello Della Sala, Badia A Passignano, Pian Delle Vigne, Tenuta Guado Al Tasso, Tignanello, and Solaia. Having just returned from a trip to Tuscany and Umbria, it was interesting to compare these wines to those I had sampled recently during my travels. My recent visit to these areas also gave me a better appreciation of the location and setting of these wineries.

Castello Della Sala, an estate located in Umbria, primarily produces white wine. There were two outstanding wines from this winery, the 2014 San Giovanni Della Sala Orvieto DOC Classico Superiore. The wine was a lovely bright, crisp wine and the perfect start to this wine tasting. This Orvieto combines Grechetto, Trebbiano, Viognier, and Pinot Blanc.

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Marchesi Antinori: Presenting wines from Tuscany and Umbria