2009 Gaja Langhe Nebbiolo Costa Russi
10 Ratings
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10 Ratings
2009 Gaja Langhe Nebbiolo Costa Russi

Wine Description

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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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.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/12/2013
  • Antonio Galloni
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Piedmont Report in Issue 7, May 2006 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...
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 149 on Oct-03
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1998 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 137 on Oct-01
  • Burghound
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Burghound on 10/07