1996 Gaja Langhe Nebbiolo Costa Russi
10 Ratings
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10 Ratings
1996 Gaja Langhe Nebbiolo Costa Russi

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 1999 Vintage) "Dark ruby. The 1999 Costa Russi is a soft, supple effort for the vintage, with a deeply nuanced nose and a rich core of sweet dark fruit buffered by prominent minerality on the seamless, long palate. Although not especially complex, this Costa Russi exhibits an elegance and finesse in its understated expression, and it is undoubtedly a highly enjoyable wine. True to type, it is also the most accessible of the single-vineyard wines from Barbaresco. It should age gracefully until at least age 20."...

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    stewed cherries and prunes, leather and tar.

    9 months
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    OMG!

    9 months
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 130 on Aug-00