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Per Bottle: $269.99
Per case of 6: $1,619.94
 
Producer: GAJA Azienda Agricola
Vintage: 2013
Production Area: Barbaresco
Type: Red Table Wine
Alcohol: 14.5%

Description

This is one of Italy's great red wines and the historic flagship of the Gaja family. Produced from Nebbiolo grapes, the wine takes its name from the village of its origin. GAJA Barbaresco has been in production since the winery's founding in 1859. The estate fruit for this iconic wine originates from 14 estate vineyards in Barbaresco and Treiso. Fermentation with the skins occurs in stainless steel tanks with controlled temperatures. 12 months of barrique aging; 12 months of aging in large oak casks.

Color

Garnet Red

Grape Varieties

Grape %
Nebbiolo 100

Aroma

The nose is almost sensual in its complexity, with aromas of forest fruits, plums, licorice, mineral and coffee scents.

Taste

Strong, complex finish with fine, silk-like tannins and good acidity; dense structure, full of super-ripe fruit.

Cellaring Potential

15-25 yrs.

Food Matching

Braised red meats, roast beef and rabbit. Rosemary garlic, hard cheeses. Truffle polenta and pasta with chicken.

Accolates

Wine Enthusiasts (94 pts)
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