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  1. $594.00

    Galardi

    Campania (Italy), Italy (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml


    “Good full ruby. Captivating aromas of black cherry, cocoa, graphite and sweet spices, subtle notes of dried flowers, and woodsmoke emerging with air. Sweet, plush and seamless; round and full, but with enticing inner-mouth perfume to the saline red berry, cherry and minerally flavors. Finishes very long and suave, with broad, polished tannins and a repeating graphite nuance. This is a beauty. An 80 percent Aglianico and 20 percent Piedirosso blend.” - Ian d'Agata, Vinous Media, Nov 2016

    97 points - Veronelli Guide 2016

    3 Bicchieri - Gambero Rosso 2016

    5 Grappoli - Bibenda 2016

    Crown Award - Vini Buoni d’Italia 2016

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  2. $774.00

    Galardi

    Campania (Italy), Italy (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    "I am thrilled with the 2006 Terra di Lavoro, which easily lives up to the praise I bestowed upon it last year. This wasn’t an easy vintage for Galardi. The weather was uneven, and a drastic selection was necessary in the cellar. Overall production was even lower in 2006 than in 2005, but the estate’s commitment to quality paid off in a big way. The 2006 Terra di Lavoro presents an intriguing combination of compelling inner sweetness wrapped around a firm, imposing frame. This is a very Barolo-like Terra di Lavoro that gradually opens up to reveal is pedigree, with endless layers of fruit and an eternal finish. Readers who own the 2006 are fortunate, but significant patience is required. This is a majestic Terra di Lavoro. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2036."

    97 points - Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate, Aug 2010

    99 points - Veronelli Guide 2009

    Tre Bicchieri - Gambero Rosso 2009

    5 Grappoli - Bibenda 2009

    Best Italian Wine - Class Magazine

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  3. New Terra di Lavoro by Galardi 2007

    $774.00

    Galardi

    Campania (Italy), Italy (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    "The 2007 Terra di Lavoro emerges from the glass with an array of floral red fruit, spices, berries and minerals. It is an especially forward, opulent Terra di Lavoro bursting with exuberance. There is something viscerally thrilling about the 2007, perhaps because Terra di Lavoro is typically so reticent when it is young. Not here. This is an open, wonderfully expressive vintage. The only thing left to wonder is if the wine will ever shut down in bottle. For now, readers who want to understand what makes Terra di Lavoro such a pedigreed wine may want to start here. Readers who prefer a firmer style will likely gravitate towards the 2006 or 2008, but this is a flat-out great bottle of wine with an explosive personality that carries through to the long, intensely satisfying finish. In 2007 the weather was consistently hot, but the 2007 doesn’t show the jamminess of the 2003 nor the sheer power of the 2001. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2032."

    97 points - Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate, Aug 2010

    99 points - Veronelli Guide 2010

    Tre Bicchieri - Gambero Rosso 2010

    5 Grappoli - Bibenda 2010

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