Angelo Gaja Darmagi Langhe 1997

  • IWC
    89-91
  • WA
    90
Varietal:
Nebbiolo
Region:
Italy : Piedmont : Langhe
Producer:
Angelo Gaja
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90+ Ratings
Size Price Qty
750ml
$229.00
Quantity Available: 2
Actual bottle from our inventory is pictured. These bottles are in excellent condition, from their original wooden case and all fills are into the neck. All bottles are as good or better than the bottle pictured. To see other wines currently available from this producer, please click the link with the name of this producer underlined above, just to the right of "Producer."

Reviews

  • International Wine Cellar

    Stephen Tanzer
    December 2000
    89-91 Full deep ruby. Black raspberry, violet, mint, shoe polish and mineral aromas complicated by hints of game, smoke and herbs. Fat and rich, but can't match the '97 Barolos for sheer grip. And comes across as a bit less sweet-a bit greener-than the '98 and '99 versions of Darmagi. Seems slightly pinched on the back; perhaps it in an awkward stage today.
  • Wine Advocate

    Robert Parker
    June 2001
    90 There are 1,000 cases of the exceptional, black/purple-colored 1997 Darmagi Cabernet Sauvignon (3-4% Cabernet Franc was added to the blend). With abundant quantities of smoky, concentrated fruit as well as tannin, the vintage's low acid, thick, glycerin-imbued character, and a layered, full-bodied finish, it should develop nicely for two decades.