HDH Wine

2014 Barbaresco, Sorì San Lorenzo, Gaja

Barbaresco, Piedmont

PRICE:
$405.00 per Bottle

SIZE:
750ml

AVAILABLE:
2 Bottles

 

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TASTING NOTES

"The 2014 Barbaresco Sorì San Lorenzo is the most virile and explosive of Gaja's Barbarescos. Dark, brooding and powerful, with a huge spine of tannin, the San Lorenzo is utterly regal in the glass. Gravel, smoke, menthol, tar, licorice and a host of sepia-toned fruits build into a crescendo of aromas and flavors that is truly compelling. What a gorgeous wine this is." Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
(AG, 10/01/2017)

Rating: 97+
Drink from: 2026-2054


"Gaja's 2014 Barbaresco Sorì San Lorenzo is clearly at the beginning of a long and promising aging trajectory. At it's core, it shows a pinch of nervous energy and inner tightness that will surely unravel and soften as this beautiful wine continues along its magical journey in time. Angelo Gaja and his family present spectacular results in this controversial 2014 vintage. They have risen far above most of their peers and have shown a keen ability to understand their site and the versatility of their cherished Nebbiolo grape. The variety sings with a loud and exuberant voice, first offering plenty of primary fruit like blackberry and dried cherry. It then follows up with savory earth and spice. This is a bright and youthful wine that is set steady for a long aging future." Monica Larner, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate #234
(WA, 12/29/2017)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2022-2045


"Earthy notes lead off, followed by cherry, plum, graphite and tobacco flavors. Starts out broad and muscular, with a thick layer of tannins for support, yet gains elegance with aeration. A tad austere on the finish, but stays vibrant and long. Best from 2021 through 2036. 170 cases imported." Wine Spectator
(WS, 11/15/2017)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2021-2036


"This is closed at first – indeed it's just a baby – but soon opens up with some air to display wild strawberries, red cherries, cedar and nutmeg. The palate is full but very tight and refined, showing firm, grippy tannins that need time, driven acidity and a long, minerally finish. Better in 2020." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 10/20/2017)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2020


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