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Gaja Barbaresco Sori San Lorenzo

Wine Details

Vineyard

Gaja

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

PiedmontItaly

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2008 Vintage) Highly concentrated currant and black cherry fruit with a hint of coffee, in addition to aromas of fine herbs, minerals and exotic spices. Almost always the most powerful and austere of Gaja's five single-vineyard wines, requiring a longer time to fully develop. A very focused, concentrated wine with a long, lingering finish and refined tannins, it has excellent aging potential.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 167 on Oct-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/05
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/12/2013
  • Antonio Galloni
    (From 2004 Vintage) "The 2004 Sori San Lorenzo is a drop-dead gorgeous wine. It presents awesome balance, especially in the way it marries power with elegance. This is a remarkably refined and understated Sori San Lorenzo, with never-ending layers of dark raspberries, licorice, grilled herbs and tar that flow from its sumptuous frame. A dark, brooding beauty, it will require several additional years of bottle at a minimum, but those with the patience to wait will be amply rewarded. In most vintages I prefer the Sori...
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 10/07