Gaja, Sorì San Lorenzo 2015

RRP £330.83

The impression from the first sight of the wine in the glass is of depth. It’s a rich deep ruby in colour, the nose is dense with blackberry and fine dark fruit, while the palate is luscious, with blackcurrant, black cherry then sweeter, redder fruit: ripe raspberry darkening and disintegrating on the vine. It’s savoury, earthy (Gaia Gaja is a scholar of soil – how that shows in the wine is another matter; what’s certain is that I’m transported to the rich earth of Piemonte with each sip), the tannins are soft and refreshing, with real grip until the final moments, when they are washed with juice.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Alcohol

14%

Bottle size

75cl

Origin

Country

Italy

Region

Piedmont

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Academie du Vin Library book launch

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

Justerini & Brooks

Global Stockist

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