2014 Fattoria Galardi Terra di Lavoro
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
  • JS 94

$59.94

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JS 94
jamessuckling.com, November 2016
Lots of blackberry, dark-chocolate and sweet-tobacco-leaf character on the nose. Fruit and plenty of licorice to boot. This continues to evolve in the class. Full body, round and velvety tannins and a juicy finish. More... Lots of blackberry, dark-chocolate and sweet-tobacco-leaf character on the nose. Fruit and plenty of licorice to boot. This continues to evolve in the class. Full body, round and velvety tannins and a juicy finish. More approachable than many vintages. Drink now.
JJB 94
JJ Buckley, December 2018
Opaque ruby at the core becoming transparent at the rim. Aromas of cranberry, red licorice, and a pleasant herbal component on the nose. Tightly-wound and mouthwatering on the palate, built around a core of tense, dusty... Opaque ruby at the core becoming transparent at the rim. Aromas of cranberry, red licorice, and a pleasant herbal component on the nose. Tightly-wound and mouthwatering on the palate, built around a core of tense, dusty minerality and juicy, red berry fruit. There’s a subtle meatiness on the palate, too, adding intrinsic, non-fruit complexity, and suggesting the traditional, yet perfect, pairing with cured meats. Still tight and youthful at four years of age, yet just starting to show its maturity. Mouthwatering through and through with integrated, dusty tannins on the finish, this is begging for food, and will be delicious over the next 10 years.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Italy
Region Campania
Sub-region Roccamonfina
Vintage 2014

Label

Galardi "Terra di Lavoro" is a wine of great structure and prestige. The blend of Aglianico (80%) and Piedirosso (20%) is aged in new oak barrels for twelve months. Since 1994, attention of experts and the public steadily grown. Enthusiastic ratings have come from Robert Parker, Daniel Thomases, James Suckling and Stephen Tanzer, along with kudos in Italy from Gambero Rosso, the Italian Sommelier Association, L'Espresso, Alessandro Masnaghetti , Luca Maroni and Luigi Veronelli, who has repeatedly ranked the Terra di Lavoro the best Italian wines ever.

Winery

Fattoria Galardi

Galardi is a family-owned estate formed by four cousins in 1991. The territory covers a volcanic soil of great potential sloping down to the sea. With the family’s commitment to the transformation of the vineyard and cellar practices, the estate produced its first fruit with the harvest of 1993. The result is a wine that, despite its youth, was already showing on its debut all the expressive potential of a great wine. 1994 marks the definitive birth of “Terra di Lavoro".