Costa Russi

Gaja, Costa Russi, Barbaresco 2011

RRP £301.60

The last vintage made with 5% Barbera added to Nebbiolo – and what a well-made and generous wine it is, reflecting the generosity of the vintage conditions. Intense cherry colour, mirrored by the intensity of the nose, which is open, with rose petals, dark chocolate, sweet cherry, violet and graphite. The palate shows great intensity and energy, with generous alcohol, ripe and grippy tannins, good freshness and impressive complexity. Long finish and superb balance. This is a concentrated and technical wine, with great elegance and amazing freshness.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Nebbiolo (95%), Barbera (5%)

Alcohol

14.5%

Bottle size

750ml

Drink dates

2024 - 2040

Origin

Country

Italy

Region

Piedmont

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Clement Robert MS

UK Stockist

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