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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.


Grape types

After the malolactic fermentation the wine is decanted in semi-new wooden barrels, where it is left to age for a period for 13 months.

The wine undergoes a further aging in a big barrel for 12 months.

Main features
Deep ruby red colour with grenade shades; wide, intense and very complex scent, with notes of red mature fruit, plum, blueberries, liquorice and spices. Full and important taste, soft tannin notes and long lasting persistence.

Meat and seasoned cheeses.

Service temperature
18 °C – 20 °C (65 °F – 68 °F).


The Barolo is a red wine, recognised with the  Appellation Denomination Origin (AOC or DOC in Italian)  produced in some municipalities of Piedmont. The original area of the grape types suitable for the Barolo DOC, 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.

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