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Gaja Barbaresco 1978 Wine Review

Gaja Barbaresco 1978

Gaja Barbaresco 1978

Piemonte, Italy

Community Score:95/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $415.00

Drink: 2015-2023

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Reviews and Ratings

Alex & Priya - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

Shockingly deep in color for its age, a dark cherry red core approaching orange at the rim. According to Gaia this took 18 years to begin to open up - now boasting a pungent grand marnier, autumn leaves, dried rose, white truffle nose with accents of Roquefort cheese and leather. Very lifted, sappy mature cherry palate, with orange zest and perfume, so refined and graceful. just glides across your taste receptors. Tannins are nearly resolved, great acidity remains, ready to drink but I predict may still improve for 7-8 more years yet!

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