The Gaja winery was founded in 1859 in Barbaresco, in the heart of the Langhe and it has always been recognised as one of the name associated to the Barbaresco production. From the founder Giovanni up to Angelo Gaja, this family has been able to dominate in the international wine market thanks to a fundamental recipe: the pursuit of quality.
Grapes are harvested by hand and left to ferment into steel vats.
In wooden barrels for 12 months, then matured into a bigger barrel for other 12 months.
Bright grenade red with orange shapes; cherry and wild fruits scent; the taste is complex and intense, with elegant notes of minerals and soft tannin, good structure.
Meat, seasoned cheeses and dark chocolate.
18 °C – 20 °C (65 °F – 68 °F)
Barbaresco is a red wine recognised with the Controlled Denomination Origin (AOC) produced in some municipalities of Piedmont. The original area of the grape types suitable for the Barolo AOC, recognised on 31st August 1933, includes the territories of the following municipalities: Barolo, Castiglione Falletto, Serralunga D’Alba and part of La Morra, Monforte D’Alba, Roddi, Verduno, Cherasco, Diano d’Alba, Novello and Grinzane Cavour, all located in the Cuneo province.