3. Kyè

GD Vajra, Kyè 2016 (Freisa)

RRP £36.49

Freisa wines can be confusing – they can be still, sparkling, dry or sweet. But when the variety’s brutal tannic clout is tamed, dry Freisa wines are fantastic. The closest relative of Nebbiolo (outside of Nebbiolo Rosé), Freisa is redolent of strawberry and rose herbs, but it needs age to show its best. Vajra’s Kyè is one of the three best Freisa wines you can find: serve it blind at 12-15 years of age, and you’ll fool all your Barolo- and Barbaresco-loving friends.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Freisa (100%)

Alcohol

14.5%

Bottle size

750ml

Drink dates

2026 - 2036

Origin

Country

Italy

Region

Piedmont

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Ian D’Agata

UK Stockist

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