2009 Terra di Lavoro

Galardi

12x75cl
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£587.00
Bts
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0 Immediate | 9 Marketplace
£52.00
6x75cl
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2 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£294.00
3L
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£202.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

I suppose after so many important vintages it is only natural that Mother Nature takes a break. Terra di Lavoro is usually a huge wine in its youth, but not so in 2009. This is one of the most open, approachable young Terra di Lavoros I have ever tasted. The wine shows good intensity in its dark fruit, with layers of ash, smoke, crushed flowers and minerals that develop in the glass. The 2009 is a pretty, accessible Terra di Lavoro that will make a great introduction for readers who are new to the wine and don't want to wait for some of the more important vintages to come around. Terra di Lavoro is 80% Aglianico and 20% Piedirosso. The 2009 spent 14 months in French oak barrels, 70% new. Readers who want to see how some of the older vintages are developing may want to take a look at notes from my vertical tasting last year, published in Issue 190. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029. May 2011, www.robertparker.com

Score: 93-/100Antonio Galloni
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Product details
Country
Italy
Region
Southern Italy & Sicily
Sub-region
Campania
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Italy
Region
Southern Italy & Sicily
Sub-region
Campania
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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