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Gaja Barbaresco 2019 (Pre-Arrival)  - First Bottle

Technical Details

  • BlendNebbiolo
  • WinemakerAngelo Gaja
  • CountryItaly
  • RegionPiedmont
  • AppellationBarbaresco
  • Vineyard14 vineyards situated in the municipality of Barbaresco
  • Alcohol14%

Gaja Barbaresco 2019 (Pre-Arrival)

Nebbiolo  |  Italy
TWI97, FS96, WA95+, WS95, JS94, VN93

40% off retail!
Act Fast, Only 20 Left!

It landed, and it immediately sold out! We got a chance to order some more, ETA April 2024

GAJA! One of Piemonte’s most iconic estates, a true collector’s wine, and simply at the top of the list for the most prestigious and collectible pieces to have in your cellar. We have exactly 5 CASES...and 6 MAGNUMS...so make haste and secure yours today!

97 POINTS! For their “normale” Barbaresco...with a twist. In 2019, because of the devastating impacts of 2018’s hail storms in some of their most prestigious plots, GAJA made the decision to not bottle any of the single crus. That means that all the fruit, from their heralded and famous crus (Sorì San Lorenzo, Costa Russi, and Sorì Tildìn) which regularly fetch $460 to $510+ per bottle on the open market, found its way into this unique and rare bottling in 2019. That’s some special pedigree there, and this wine showcases these top sights admirably.

GAJA was the very first to produce single vineyard wines in Piemonte, and a revolutionary winery for its introduction of Bordeaux varietals to the region, as well as the now commonplace practice of using barrique barrels in the winemaking and aging processes. Our allocation of this rare and coveted bottling is extremely limited, so much so that we were unable to sample a bottle in advance. But we’ve scoured the reviews, from all the top critics, and the feeling seems unanimous...this is something special. Check out the reviews below, but perhaps after you snag a couple of bottles and a magnum for your collection. This should go lightning fast, so do not delay!

About the Producer

The Gaja Winery was founded by Giovanni Gaja in 1859 and has been owned and operated by five generations of the Gaja family. Giovanni Gaja was the great-grandfather of Angelo Gaja, the Winery's current owner. Currently, the Gaja Winery owns 250 acres of vineyards in Piedmont, located in the Barbaresco district (Barbaresco and Treiso) and the Barolo district (Serralunga d'Alba and La Morra).