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Bolgheri DOC Ca'marcanda Angelo Gaja 2020

Black fruitFood-friendly wine




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Bolgheri DOC Ca'marcanda Angelo Gaja 2020

About the Producer Angelo Gaja

Angelo Gaja is probably one of the greatest names in Italian winemaking. Born in 1940, he took over the family vineyard in 1961 in the hilly Langhe region of the Piedmont which can trace its roots back to 1859. He now manages approximately 100 hectares of wines and does not buy in any grapes. Gaja was instrumental in raising the international profile of fine Piedmontese wines, notably Barbarescos and Barolos, with his distinctive use of new vinification techniques and ageing methods, at odds with regional practices at the time: choosing the best parcels, reducing yields, and using new French oak casks instead of Yugoslavian oak barrels. His best Barbaresco parcels now produce some of the finest wines in Italy (Sori Tildin, Sori San Lorenzo, and Costa Russi). He was also the first winegrower to plant Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chardonnay, as well as Sauvignon Blanc instead of Nebbiolo, contrary to the advice of his peers.

Detailed characteristics

Quantity : 1 bottle

Origin : domain

Recoverable VAT : yes

Original wooden case / Original case : no

French customs seal : no

Alcohol percentage : 14.5 %

Region : Italy - Tuscany

Appellation : Bolgheri

Classification : DOC

Owner : Angelo Gaja

Vintage : 2020

Colour : red

Service temperature : 15°

Viticulture : conventional More information....

Size (in ha) : 100 hectares

Intensity : classic

Leading aroma : black fruit

Tasting occasion : food-friendly wine

Grape variety : Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
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