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Gaja Langhe Nebbiolo Costa Russi

Wine Details

Vineyard

Gaja

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(From 2009 Vintage) Violets and blackberries gain support from notes of licorice, smoke, and a strong streak of minerality. Great structure, awe-inspiring balance and an attenuated finis.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) Color: Dark ruby/purple.
Nose: A captivating and refined nose with a well-integrated aromas of blackberries, violets and roasted coffee beans
Palate: Elegance and crystal purity characterize this extremely complex and densely woven wine with an aging patential of decades.

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    stewed cherries and prunes, leather and tar.

    about 2 years
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    OMG!

    about 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 130 on Aug-00
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/99