1996 Gaja Barbaresco DOCG Piedmont
37 Ratings
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37 Ratings
1996 Gaja Barbaresco DOCG Piedmont

Wine Description

(From 2005 Vintage) Garnet in color. The nose is almost sensual in its complexity, with aromas of forest fruits, plums, licorice, minteral and coffee scents. Long, complex finish with fine, silk-like tannins and good acidity; dense structure, full of super-ripe fruit.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1995 Vintage) Very good deep red-ruby. Game, leather, currants and smoky oak on the nose. Supple, fairly dense fruit supported by sound acids. But with a bit less flesh and extract than the two subsequent vintages,...

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Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 130 on Aug-00