Fine Wine

November 27, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 154
GAJA SPERSS 1998 (1 5 LTR., OWC) WA 95
  • GAJA SPERSS 1998 (1 5 LTR., OWC) WA 95




One of the things I have learned over the years is that you can count on Angelo Gaja to make a strong showing in just about any tasting. Yes, I know, Sperss is not Barolo (a small percentage of Barbera is added), but at its core the wine captures the essence of Serralunga and is as representative of these hillside vineyards as any Barolo. Dark tar, smoke, leather, spices, menthol and black cherries all make an appearance in this muscular, full-throttle wine. While the vast majority of 1998 Barolos can be enjoyed today, the 1998 Sperss could use another few years in the cellar. It isn’t a crime to open a bottle today, but this is one of the few 1998s that still has upside potential. Simply put, the 1998 Sperss is a jewel. March 2009 WA 95

1 5 ltr.    per lot $2,000 - $2,200

Realised: $2,040
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