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  • Country ranking ?

    340
  • Producer ranking ?

    103
  • Decanting time

    1h30min
  • When to drink

    now to 2035
  • Food Pairing

    Laura Chenel Chèvre and Tapenade Roulade

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The Story

In 1995, GAJA decided to purchase a second farm in the Barolo appellation, this time in the township of La Morra. Nearly all of the property's vineyards lie in the famed Cerequio cru, widely recognized as one of the best growing sites on the west side of the Barolo-Albra road. The location of the cru along with the border between the townships of La Morra and Barolo (to the south) and its prized fruit made it one of the most coveted and "conte...

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Angelo Gaja


The Gaja Winery was founded by Giovanni Gaja in 1859 and has been owned and operated by four generations of the Gaja family. Giovanni Gaja was the great-grandfather of Angelo Gaja, the Winery's current owner.
Angelo Gaja took over the family business in 1970 and, as he says:
–The challenge was to maintain the basic power and depth of Nebbiolo while polishing the wines to give them richer colour, fuller fruit, better balance...

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Conteisa 1999 Open nose with warm soil, truffles, warm and ripe dark red fruit, tar, asphalt, red plums and a touch of dried berries too. Fine, focused, elegant, semi dried red berries, smooth grainy tannins, more fruity palate than nose with wild raspberries and red plums, Long and good but not spectacular. 91p Now-2020
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Origin

Piedmont, Barbaresco

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Good

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

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