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Gaja Ca’marcanda Magari 2017

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Gaja Ca’marcanda Magari

Gaja Ca’marcanda Magari on the palate, shows younger and vibrant notes of grapefruit, red orange and Mediterranean botanical herbs. Extremely juicy, with high acidity and fine tannins. The finish is long and has a marked savouriness, which is very typical of Magari. It has promising aging potential.

Vineyards

The vineyard blocks that make up this blend are further away from the nearby sea, closer to the fertile hillside. The loamy, clay-rich soils here are known as terre brune (dark brown earth), is key in creating round wines with mineral characters.

Winemaking

The three varieties ferment and macerate separately for around 15 days. After 12 months of ageing in oak, they are blended and then aged for several months in the bottle before release.

Producer

Only Piero Antinori can claim to have done as much as Angelo Gaja in creating and promoting the concept of ‘quality’ Italian wine. His wines from Barbaresco and, latterly, Barolo have been thrilling wine lovers for over four decades, and have inspired what was once a younger generation of producers to lower yields and clean up their cellars. “We are all children of Gaja,” Elio Altare once said. Gaja’s myriad vinous offspring have transformed the rugged Langhe hills from a becalmed backwater to one of the most exciting wine regions in the world in the space of three decades.

Today, the Gaja winery is run by Angelo, his wife Lucia and, increasingly, their children: Gaia, Rossana and Giovanni. The wines have never been better. Since the move back to DOP status for his cru wines (‘Sorì San Lorenzo’, ‘Costa Russi’ and ‘Sorì Tildìn’ in Barbaresco and ‘Sperss’ in Barolo) with the 2013 vintage, the wines have displayed an ineffable elegance, and remain among the very best of the region.

The winery now has 103 hectares of vineyard in the Langhe. In addition to his Nebbiolo-based wines, he also makes a very fine Sauvignon Blanc ‘Alteni di Brassica’ and an outstanding Chardonnay ‘Gaia & Rey’. ‘Sperss’, from a vineyard in Serralunga that neighbours Massolino’s ‘Margheria’ and ‘Vigna Rionda’, is exceptional, rivalled only by ‘Sorì Tildìn’ and ‘Sorì San Lorenzo’ in our annual tasting of the Gaja wines.

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