Gaja Barbesco

Gaja, Barbaresco 1985

It’s not often that you find Nebbiolo of this quality in its prime, but this is simply superb. Bright pale-cherry colour with orange rim. Expressive and vibrant nose of cigar box, leather, potpourri, candle wax, cured meat, dry cherries, incense and black pepper. Smooth yet powerful on the palate, it has a perfect balance with grippy tannins, amazing freshness and superb complexity. At its peak – perfect.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Nebbiolo

Alcohol

13.5%

Bottle size

750ml

Drink dates

2021 - 2026

Origin

Country

Italy

Region

Piedmont

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Clement Robert MS

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