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Gaja Barbaresco Sori San Lorenzo
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Gaja

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

PiedmontItaly

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) The nine-acre Sorì San Lorenzo vineyard was acquired by the Gaja family in 1964 and today produces one of Gaja's single-vineyard Langhe Nebbiolo D.O.C. wines. The word Sorì means a hilltop with a southern exposure; San Lorenzo is the patron saint of Alba. It is extremely concentrated, with intense notes of black currants and black cherries and hints of black berries, mineral notes and aromas of herbs and exotic spices. A colossal, rich wine with a complex structure and great concentration and p...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 167 on Oct-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/05
  • Wine Spectator
    (1990 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/93
  • Wine Advocate
    (1990 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 92 on Apr-94
  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/12/2013