James Suckling 91 "A darkly spiced nose with black cherries, tar and incense. Full body, chewy tannins and a fruity finish." "Paitin's 'Starda' is a knockout example of Nebbiolo, with complexity and structure that goes well beyond a basic Langhe designation...in fact, this gives many producers'
Wine Spectator 95 "Intense aromas and flavors of pure cherry, raspberry and flowers introduce this silky, delicate red, which is firmly structured, with dusty, assertive tannins. Notes of tobacco and mineral are woven into the long, detailed aftertaste." Vinous Media 94 "The 2014 Barbaresco
Robert Parker 90The 2000 Barbaresco Sori Paitin, with smoky kirsch fruit, mineral notes, and tar on the nose, is warm and intense on the palate with black cherry, tar, and anisette flavors and a full finish. Anticipated maturity: 2000-2016.