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Gaja Langhe Sori Tildin

Wine Details

Vineyard

Gaja

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

PiedmontItaly

Wine Description

(1996 Vintage) With a rich body, subtle texture, and fine, ripe tannins; in great vintages this wine will develop for decades. Sour cherries, violets, petrichor, toast and rich, spiced fruit comprise the customary profile for this gorgeously structured wine.

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 95(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 117, November/December 2004 ($346) Ruby-red. Highly complex aromas of violet, minerals, smoke, game and coconut. A step up in flesh and richness from the Cos ta Russi. Very broad, dense and sweet but at the same time quite elegant and light on its feet. Very long and ripe on the aftertaste, with the wine's firm tannic structure covered by fruit. This has it all! (My bottle of the Sori San Lorenzo was simila...
  • Antonio Galloni
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Piedmont Report in Issue 7, May 2006 The 1999 Sorì Tildìn is a knockout wine. It offers a classic, expressive nose of flowers and spices and somewhat austere profile of sweet red fruit, minerals and menthol on a mid-weight frame. It is the hardest of these wines to read today, but I found myself coming back to it often and discovering new nuances with each taste. It is clearly a wine of much potential and should start to drink well in anothe...
  • Wine Advocate
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 149 on Oct-03
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (1999 Vintage)