Gaja Family Tasting Trio
Few wineries evoke excellence and artistry the way the GAJA name does. To utter these two simple syllables is to call to mind one of the most venerated families in European winemaking who, for five generations, have served as an icon and touchstone of Italian viticulture. In this virtual tasting we taste three wines from three of their renowned properties and are joined by Gaia and Giovanni Gaja with a special appearance from Angelo Gaja. Wine.com host Gwendolyn Osborn leads the discussion with Ca’Marcanda Magari, Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino, and Gaja DaGromis Barolo.
- Angelo Gaja
- Gaia Gaja
- Giovanni Gaja
- Hosted by: Gwendolyn Osborn, Wine Educator, Wine.com
Tasting Set Includes:
- Gaja Ca'Marcanda Magari
The Gaja Ca'Marcanda Magari is a glowing intense color. The nose is polished, refined, focused and expressive, notes of eucalyptus, herbs and pine. Fine-grained tannins surround a sleek core of black cherry, blackberry and licorice flavors, with fresh nuances gliding through a long-lasting and expressive finish. Blend: 60% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot.
- Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino
Deep garnet color. Charming notes of juniper berries, licorice and sweet wood greet your nose. This Brunello has a very clear expression of sweet and ripe fruit, opening on the palate, with notes of spice and earthy aromatic herbs. This wine has remarkable texture, mouth-filling fruit and a very good length.
- Gaja DaGromis Barolo
Gaja DaGromis Barolo is an intense red color. Aromas of violets, rose petals and a hint of white pepper combine with rich, red currant, licorice and balanced oak. The initial aromatics flow across the palate with freshness and harmonious complexity, revealing juicy red orange and red grapefruit. The classic licorice and mineral austerity is buttressed by oak and noticeable tannins, which soften as the wine ages.
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