Gaja Barbaresco 2015

Gaja Barbaresco 2015
$259.99
$246.99

SKU 34658

750ml

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barbaresco
Brand Gaja
Alcohol/vol 14%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2015 Barbaresco was to be bottled a week after I tasted this sample for review. Gaia Gaja was waiting for the right moon before commencing bottling. This vintage is not unlike the 2005 growing season that saw a good amount of rain in spring and scorching heat in the summer. The risk of downy mildew made vintners extra vigilant. Although the 2015 vintage was not ideal for color fixing Nebbiolo (indeed, this wine is slightly less intense in terms of its color saturation), it did prove an important year for power, structure and dry extract. This is a full and generous expression with a fine, loose texture and rich fruit flavors. Drink Date: 2020-2040.

Monica Larner, June 29, 2018

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