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  • Country ranking ?

    263
  • Producer ranking ?

    68
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • 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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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

color

Medium and Yellow

ending

Long, Lingering and Vibrant

flavors

Mint, Toasty, Mineral, Buttery, Citrus and Tropical fruits

nose

Youthful, Complex, Fresh and Seductive

taste

Average in Acidity, Perfectly balanced, Concentrated, Well-Integrated, Youthful, Full-bodied, Round, Harmonious, Elegant and Dry

Verdict

Sophisticated and Outstanding

Written Notes

Good looking normal size bottle. Colour is yellow and medium. On the nose it is open, intense, youthful, complex, refined, fresh and seductive. The taste is fresh, round, harmonious, elegant, toasty, vivid, refined, and dry, and average in acidity, full-bodied, with perfectly balanced, complex, well-structured, well-integrated, concentrated structure and youthful. On the palate it is layered and has buttery, mineral, tropical fruits, citrus, mint and toasty flavours. The finish is long, lingering and vibrant. This wine is sophisticated, fine and outstanding. Perfectly stored bottles are still very worthy and will last well for another 1-5 years and decant at least 1h before tasting.
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Origin

Piedmont, Barbaresco

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