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  • Country ranking ?

    421
  • Producer ranking ?

    133
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    now to 2025

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The Story

The Sorì Tildìn vineyard is named after the beloved matriarch of the GAJA family, Clotilde Rey, daughter-in-law of founder Giovanni Gaja. Known for her strong personality, the adored Clotilde was affectionately known by the nickname Tildìn (teel-DEEN), a diminutive of her Christian name.

Like the Sorì San Lorenzo, Sorì Tildìn is widely considered one of the greatest growing sites in Italy today. Purchased in 1967, the 8-acre vineyard is sit...

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Wine Information

1997 –"This is a vintage that we had five weeks with hot weather, 32° C. This had never happened before. This vintage signaled the beginning of climate change.
The quality can be different in 1997 because some producers were unprepared to ferment high sugar levels and the grapes were coming to the winery very hot because even during harvest the weather was hot.
There were wines that had stuck fermentation and residual sugar. High volatile a...

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

color

Medium

ending

Medium and Spicy

flavors

Cherry

recommend

No

taste

Medium-bodied and Medium-Sweet

Written Notes

Medium-intense, ruby red colour. Aromatic nose with red fruits and some game-like aromas. Medium-bodied palate shows intense black cherry fruit and very tight-grained tannins. Spicy and astringent finish has some sweet fruit, but is very woody indeed.
  • 87p
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Origin

Piedmont, Barbaresco

Glass time

2h

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