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2016 GAJA, Barbaresco

Merchant's Pick

THE RECENT PICK

2016 GAJA, Barbaresco

"MUST-HAVE VINTAGE STATUS FOR BARBARESCO COLLECTORS AND LOVERS" Gaia Gaja
"...among the best of this century." Gaia Gaja​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The Best of The Best

The finest Piedmont producer + 

The vintage of the century = 

A must-have combination!

2016 Piedmont is "a vintage that has no comparison among the others.  With a beautiful growing season and optimal harvest, 2016 has the potential to achieve must-have vintage status for Barbaresco collectors and lovers."  Gaia Gaja

In any vintage, Gaja Barbaresco is the benchmark Barbaresco.  In 2016, it is in a league of its own.

"Aromas of rose, red berry and eucalyptus mingle with whiffs of exotic spice on the gorgeous, fragrant red. Loaded with finesse and tension, the elegant, structured palate delivers crushed raspberry, white pepper and star anise set against fresh acidity and taut, lithe tannins. It's already compelling, but hold for even more complexity."  (Cellar Selection, Wine Enthusiast)

Get ready for a thrill; this is "a stunning, brilliant vintage."  Vinous

The importer is sold-out and we only have a precious few cases left.  Add to your verticals if you already have Gaja in your cellar.  If you are new to Gaja, this is the vintage to begin your journey - you will realize it is worth every penny.

Few will have the willpower to lay this one down, so decant and enjoy!  But, if you can wait a few years, you will look back in awe and be thrilled that you added this trophy to your collection.

Enjoy!

$269.95 per bottle / $3239.40 per case

Summary


PRE-SALE ARRIVING AUGUST 2019

THE MERCHANT'S MARK

99 / 100

The 2016 Gaja Barbaresco is a must have red from a Piedmont vintage that is being heralded as the greatest vintage in a century. Barbaresco and Nebbiolo fans will want to participate in the enjoyment of the 2016 Gaja Barbaresco, which opens with cedar, wild raspberries, eucalyptus, and baking spice. The palate caresses with cherry, strawberry, crushed herb and menthol. Classic acidity, balance and a well-structured frame hold all the elements of this wine together. This is a pure, expressive Nebbiolo that, above all else, is graceful. One of the best ever. A trophy for one's cellar for sure.


Product Details


Producer: Gaja

Country: Italy

Region: Piedmont

Sub Region: Barbaresco

Varietal: Nebbiolo

Vintage: 2016

Size: 750ml

Code: W5955-3-1