2009 Barbaresco

Gaja; Angelo

93Average Score
Red
Bts
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0 Immediate | 5 Marketplace
£185.00
6x75cl
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0 Immediate | 5 Marketplace
£1,102.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

The 2009 Barbaresco is absolutely remarkable for the way it carersses the palate with endless layers of sweet red fruit. Will the 2009 shut down in bottle? Truth is, I don’t know, but the wine is exceptionally beautiful and polished from the very first taste. Ripe, red berries, crushed flowers and deeply spiced notes are woven into an intricate fabric of indescribable class. I am not sure how Angelo Gaja and his team do it, but this is a super-impressive wine in every way. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029. Oct 2012, www.robertparker.com

Score: 93-/100Antonio Galloni
F+R Opinion
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ON January 18, 2019
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Product details
Country
Italy
Region
Northern Italy
Sub-region
Piedmont
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Italy
Region
Northern Italy
Sub-region
Piedmont
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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