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  • Country ranking ?

    421
  • Producer ranking ?

    133
  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    2020-2025
  • Food Pairing

    Salads

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The Story

The winery's historic Gaia & Rey is a wine that not only reshaped the legacy of the house itself, but also redefined Piedmont as one of the truly great winemaking regions of the world. Named after Lucia and Angelo Gaja's daughter, Gaia Gaja, and Angelo Gaja's grandmother Clotilde Rey (the family's great matriarch and one of its most forward-thinking visionaries), Gaia & Rey was first bottled in 1983 and was first released the following year.

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Tasting note

color

Full

ending

Spicy

flavors

Toasty and Smoky

nose

Refined

recommend

Yes

Written Notes

Intense yellow colour. Reserved, closed, bit buttery, gentle smokiness. Dry, moderate acidity, tight woody character with high alcohol. Moderately long aftertaste with heavy toasty notes. Decant 2 hours. Serve with smoked salmon with creamy morel risotto. At its peak in 2018-2020.
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Origin

Piedmont, Barbaresco

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