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Gaja 2008 Sangiovese

Deep ruby red color, rich, complex aromas of ripe fruit (plums and wild cherries), violets and hints of cloves and tobacco. Elegant structure and ripe, well-integrated tannins. Game Meats, Wild Fowl, Pasta Meats- Mushrooms – Sheeps Milk Semi Aged Cheeses. Stewed Meats.

 Producer Gaja
 Region Brunello di Montalcino
 Country Italy
 Varietals Sangiovese
 Alcohol 14.0% alc/vol
 Vintage 2008

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About the Producer

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Gaja

Barbaresco, Cuneo, Italy Barbaresco, Cuneo, Italy

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. In 1994, GAJA acquired its first wine estate in Tuscany, Pieve Santa Restituta in Montalcino....

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