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  • Country ranking ?

    312
  • Producer ranking ?

    93
  • Decanting time

    1h30min
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    Scallops with oyster liquor

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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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Wine Information

Vintage: 2011

Type:White

Grape Variety Used: 100% Chardonnay

Appellation: Langhe

Alcohol: 14.50%

Length/Type of Fermentation: Fermentation, with natural yeasts, occurs in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures for four weeks.

Length/Type of Aging: 6-8 months of barrique aging (with malolactic fermentation).

 

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

<10 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Light, Yellow and Bright

ending

Lingering

flavors

Waxy, Toasty, Honey, Mineral, New-oak and Buttery

nose

Intense, Complex, Fresh and Seductive

taste

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

Verdict

Impressive and Fine

Information

Origin

Piedmont, Barbaresco

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Good

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

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