Navigation
Account
Cart 0 items for £0.00

No products in the basket.

Gaja Ca’marcanda Magari 2017

‹Return to Previous Page
Description

Description

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.

Gaja Ca’marcanda Magari – Hay Wines

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Gaja Ca’marcanda Magari 2017”

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Returns & Delivery
Returns and Exchanges

All goods should be examined upon receipt, and any claim for loss or breakage notified by email or telephone to Hay Wines immediately. In the case of goods delivered by couriers, unless any claim is made within 24 hours, no compensation, refund or other credit will be available. In the case of damaged goods, Hay Wines reserves the right to collect these.

Ship your items back to us

If you wish to return your order due to an error on our behalf, we are happy to collect or get our courier to collect from the delivery address stated on the invoice, providing the parcel is securely packed in the same way as it was sent out. If you wish to return the parcel yourself please feel free to do so. Once the parcel has returned to us we will refund you the full amount. Please note that refunds may take up to 7 working days to appear in your account.

For more information, view our full Terms and Conditions information.

Related Products

Turkey Flat Butchers Block Red 2018

Butchers Block Red has a deep garnet-purple colour and intense aromas of black pepper and aniseed over rose petals, warm blackberry, blueberry and dark chocolate plus some dusty loam. Rich and full with high acidity and a medium level of fine-grained tannins, it has a long harmonius finish.
£14.99 Add to basket

Nostros Reserva Carmenere 2020

Deep violet, almost black, color. To the nose it has spiced notes with some forest fruits and berries. Very sweet and complex. On the palate it's smooth and round, fleshy and concentrate. The wood is attractive and harmonious, with a long, robust finish.
£10.29 Add to basket

Battle of Bosworth Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

This is a classic Cabernet Sauvignon with red and black fruits on the nose, fine tannins, great length and persistence, and a medium body. The oak is nicely integrated and the result is a super wine from a splendid vintage.
£20.99 Add to basket

Peter Lehmann Black Queen Sparkling Shiraz 2015

Beautifully deep in colour with a persistent fine bead. The nose is an enticing mlange of chocolate, dark cherry, hints of spice, a touch of vanilla. A beautifully integrated and fully harmonious wine offering an explosion of flavour balanced by the complexity resulting from its time in the bottle
£25.99 Add to basket

Colome Estate Malbec 2019

Deep bright red with a magenta hue. Aromas of black and red fruits including blackberries, blackcurrants, raspberries and cherries, with touches of violet floral notes and hints of spices and minerals. Fresh and fruity on the palate with muscular structure and round, velvety tannins. A fine, delicate yet lengthy finish.
£21.69 Add to basket

The Pugilist Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

The nose shows an array of perfumed characters such as violets, oregano & thyme, along with glacé cherry aromas. Sweet ripe cherry fruit dominates the front palate which then develops into a more savoury wine, showing earthiness, toasted spices and lovely dried herb characters.
£11.49 Add to basket

Kaiken Clasico Malbec 2019

The Kaiken Classico Malbec has an intense ruby red colour. Fruity aromas intermingle with wildflowers and blackberries, accompanied by notes of coffee and chocolate from the oak ageing. The palate is smooth, with well-balanced acidity, round and elegant tannins and a medium-long finish.
£9.99 Add to basket

Amalaya Gran Corte 2019

Opaque purple in colour with ruby tints. Profound aromas of blackberry, blackcurrant and blueberries with spice notes and touches of mint. On the palate it is rich, velvety and robust with flavours of chocolate, blackberry jam and liquorice notes. Well structured with firm, yet ripe tannins and a very long, spice-driven finish.
£16.99 Add to basket

Vina Cobos Felino Malbec 2020

Deep, opaque royal purple, leaning to indigo hues. Very expressive on the nose, displaying gorgeous notes of violet flowers and shortbread. On the palate, it carries vibrant flavours of blueberry, boysenberry, jam and a precise note of black cherry pie, with chewy, ripe tannins. The fresh finish introduces pleasant spice tones that harmonize with the fruit.
£15.99 Add to basket
Back to top