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    Barbaresco 2012
    Gaja
    Bottle (4)

    Wines from an elite Manhattan Hotel/Restaurant group. All recent vintages sourced through natural distribution channels on release, and all early vintages sourced carefully. All wines stored in impeccable temperature and humidity control.

    "The 2012 Barbaresco shows different DNA from its previous incarnations. Angelo Gaja usually blends fruit from 14 vineyard sites to make this wine. Starting with this vintage, he has opted to reduce that number to eight vineyards instead. The change is subtle, but you can taste it. At this young stage in the wine's life I was unsure of the results. This Barbaresco is more austere, thorny and nervous compared to the super supple and rich vintages of the immediate past. The nose shows dark fruit follow by cola, garden herb and white pepper. The mouthfeel is silky and firm and edgy." (91 pts. Monica Larner, Wine Advocate #219, June 2015)


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    13th Thursday
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