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Wine of the Day: Paitin ‘Sori Paitin’ Barbaresco 2012 9-21-16

Paitin di Pasquero-Elia ‘Sori Paitin’, Barbaresco DOCG 2012 750ML ($49.95) Buy Now: $39 special

Few finer things can interrupt a workday than a visit by Giovanni Pasquero Elia, whose family owns Paitin, producers of fine Barbaresco. We tasted five reds, and the 2012 Barbaresco Sorì Paitin stood out like the Alps on a clear winter morning. The concentrated yet elegant nose of pomegranate, spice, and cherries deserved a little extra time to savor, and then the supple tannins and delightfully long finish inspired dreams of a five-course northern Italian meal… This wine drinks deliciously today, but would cellar just fine, too. Aromas of  Barbaresco continue to saturate my palate. Grazie, Paitin! – Daniel

Antonio Galloni 93 points “Dark red cherry, plum, smoke, mint and leather are some of the notes that emerge from the 2012 Barbaresco Sorì Paitin.… Read the rest