Gaja Barbaresco 2019 DOP cl 75
Appellation: Barbaresco DOCG
Vineyards: 14 vineyards located in the commune of Barbaresco. The land, located at an altitude between 250 and 330 m asl, has a total area of 21.4 hectares.
The vines have an average age of 40 years.
Vinification: grapes from each individual vineyard complete the process of fermentation, maceration and aging in wood for twelve months seprarately.
Then the 14 vineyards are blended and further aged for 12 months in wood.
Characteristics: the Nebbiolo grape variety is particularly sensitive to the small differences that are in the natureof different soils. The combination of grapes from the 14 vineyards gives nuances of different terroirs, enriching the wine with complexity and balance. The wine smells of berries, flowers, delicate spices and mineral notes.
The structure is dense while rewarding elegance; the finish is long with fine tannins.
Each Gaja Barbaresco is a faithful expression of the year of production and is suitable for long aging in the bottle.