Costa Russi

Gaja, Costa Russi, Barbaresco 2016

RRP £440

Simply sensational. Superb complexity and seriously impressive intensity. The appearance is a slightly dull medium cherry colour, but there’s nothing dull about the nose, which is open and aromatic, with sweet cherries, ripe strawberries, nail varnish, dry roses, red pepper and molasses. The palate shows marked intensity, incredible complexity, searing acidity, ripe tannins, generous alcohol and great balance, with a long finish. Elegant and well structured, with great depth, this will age and improve over the next three decades.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Alcohol

14%

Bottle size

750ml

Drink dates

2026 - 2050

Origin

Country

Italy

Region

Piedmont

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Clement Robert MS

UK Stockist

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