Sunday, July 27, 2014

Proprieta Sperino Lessona 2007

Date of Tasting: 17 March 2014
Wine Type: Red
Grape Varieties: ~ 95-100% Nebbiolo and a dollop of Vespolina
Alcohol: 13.5%
Origin: Piedmont, Italy
Appellation: DOC
Expect to Pay: ~ THB2,000
Chubby Score: 93/100
Value for money: 8/10
Professional Rating: AG - 94/100, ST - 93/100, CT - 92/100

Appearance: medium garnet
Aroma: rose petal, cherry, minerality and smoke
Palate: sweet and sour dark cherry, silkily fine tannins with big bodied. long, bright, and lingering acidity. earthiness as the secondary palate.

This is really a great food wine. The northern property with no big name of Paolo de Marchi produces terrific wine range with impressiveness. Stunning and delicate bottle. This is good for at least until the end of this decade. Pair with red meat and heaven is there. Stock up and raise many many glasses.

Score Explanation
95+ = classic and extraordinary
90+ = outstanding in its class
85+ = recommended wine with some degree of enjoyment
80+ = drinkable occasionally

WA = Wine Advocate
AG = Antonio Galloni
WS = Wine Spectator
WE = Wine Enthusiast
JR = Jancis Robinson
DC = Decanter
JS = James Suckling
BH = Burghound
FS = Falstaff Magazine
ST = Stephen Tanzer
CT = Cellar Tracker Average Score

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