Italy - 2006 - Roagna Barbaresco Crichet Paje

  • Region: Italy
  • Vintage: 2006
  • Rating: 93
QtyUnitSizeCase SizePriceReserve
1Case75cl6£3,600

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Tasting Notes

The 2006 Barbaresco Crichët Pajé is one of the most open, accessible vintages of this wine I can remember tasting. But it's still Roagna, which means the wine is powerful and structured, but less so than is typically the case. Iron, smoke, incense, tobacco, autumn leaves and a host of ferrous, savory notes are some of the signatures. As is sometimes the case here, extended time in barrel has dried out the fruit a bit. This is a style that personally gives me less pleasure, although, as the saying goes, your mileage may vary.

-- Antonio Galloni