La Spinetta Barbaresco Starderi 2006 - Station Plaza Wine
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La Spinetta Barbaresco Starderi 2006
SKU: 11867

La Spinetta Barbaresco Starderi 2006

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750ml
$160.00
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barbaresco
Brand La Spinetta
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Color: Dense red. Bouquet: Bright candied fruit, roses and spices. Taste: Perfectly balanced fruit expression and long and intense finish, tannins build on the long finish, but they are also beautifully balanced. Pairings: Ideal with grilled food, sauced and elaborate red meat and wild game.
Wine Advocate
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The 2006 Barbaresco Starderi is easily the best of these three offerings, as the wine's balance is exceptional. Aromatics, fruit and structure are all woven together in an impressive display of power and elegance. The fruit retains the house's characteristic super-ripe style, but that element is more finely tuned here than in the estate's other Barbarescos. Simply put, the 2006 is another terrific Starderi from proprietor Giorgio Rivetti and his team. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2024.

Antonio Galloni, October 2009
Wine Spectator
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Wonderfully floral, with cream and berry aromas. Full-bodied, with round, chewy tannins and lots of fruit. Generous and rich for the vintage. Best after 2012.

James Suckling, September 30, 2009