Gaja Barbaresco 2018 | 750 ml.

Item #: 55887

Store Location: RR17A | 6

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Primary Grape: Nebbiolo | All Grapes: Nebbiolo

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  • Table Wine
  • Red
  • Nebbiolo
  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Barbaresco
  • 2018
  • 750 ml.
  • 14%
  • RR17A | Bin#: 6
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Critical Acclaim

RP94+ Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 17th Jun 2021

"The Gaja 2018 Barbaresco is a wine of grace and purpose, with an elegant bouquet and a more powerful palate presence. These recent releases from the venerated house of Gaja are some of the most transparent and honest expressions to be found anywhere in the Langa. Some of the flashiness we saw in the past is today replaced by subtle Nebbiolo nuances and finesse, with crushed flowers, coriander, wild berry, smoke, tar and candied orange peel. This shift in character runs parallel to the slow and careful management transition from an older generation to a younger one. This 2018 vintage comes alive in the mouth, thanks to its balanced acidity and the absolutely bright and pristine quality of fruit delivered with such care." (94+ pts.)

JD96+ Jeb Dunnuck 5/27/2021

"The hallmark of the Gaja estate, the Barbaresco is sourced from 14 vineyards within Barbaresco and Treiso. For the 2018 vintage, there will be no single cru bottlings for Barbaresco, and all of the fruit has gone into the estate bottling. The 2018 Barbaresco is pure and inviting, with perfumed notes of rose petal, ripe raspberry, and clove. Medium-bodied and approachable, with super fine-grained tannins, it offers fresh strawberry, orange pith, and dusty earth. The undeniable elegance of this 2018 is joyful now, though it will be great to revisit over the next 15 years. Drink 2022–2036." (96+ pts.)

WE98 Wine Enthusiast 12/31/2021

"Fragrant and loaded with extraordinary finesse, this radiant red offers intense aromas of rose, violet, perfumed berry and camphor. The savory palate boasts flavor, energy and almost ethereal elegance, featuring red cherry, raspberry compote and baking spice alongside taut, polished tannins. It closes on a note of star anise while vibrant acidity keeps it impeccably balanced. It’s already enjoyable but will also offer years of fine wining. Drink through 2033." (98 pts.)

SP94 Wine Spectator Nov 15, 2021

"This red is beautifully defined by the purity of its cherry fruit, accented by floral, strawberry and mint. Juicy and graceful, with a line of moderate tannins on the extended finish. Drink now through 2035. 3,750 cases made." (94 pts.)

JS97 JamesSuckling.com Tuesday, October 5, 2021

"Aromas of ripe strawberries with hazelnuts, blood oranges and some coconut. Full-bodied with very refined and polished tannins that nicely form this young red wine. Fresh and delicious aftertaste of berry, cedar, bark and dark chocolate. Ever so subtle, yet powerful and driven at the finish. Very long and intense. Very classical style to it and cooler. This is a blend of seven vineyards including the Costa Russi and Sori Tilden. Approachable now, but better after 2025 and onwards." (97 pts.)

Piedmont

Piedmont, a wine region on the edge of the Italian Alps in northwest Italy, produces two of Italy's most famous red wines, Barolo and Barbaresco. Both of these wines are made from the Nebbiolo grape, though there are other notable grapes used in the region such as Barbera, Dolcetto, and Moscato and Arneis on the white wine side. Vermouth also hails from Piedmont.

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Italy

Italy is famous for its powerful, sleek, and elegant reds wines from ancient growing areas with legendary names such as Chianti, Barolo, Barbaresco, Montepulciano. Italian white wines are also gaining popularity: Orvieto, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon are excellent examples of Italian white wines.

Wines of Italy are complex and flavorful, much like the culture that is their source and the cuisine that is their match.

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More Information
SKU55887
Product TypeWine
Alternate NameGaja Barbaresco
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Product Location - Location-AppellationBarbaresco
Package Size750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume14%
BrandGaja
Bottles per Case12
Vintage2018
Bin Location6
Premier PickNo
Wine TypeTable Wine
Wine - ColorRed
Grape(s)Nebbiolo
Primary GrapeNebbiolo
Dollar Sale (Y/N)No
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