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2000 Gaja Barbaresco
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2004

($215) Good full red. Very ripe aromas of plum, redcurrant, animal fur, nuts, truffle, tobacco and earth. Rich, full and dry; can't match the 2001 for definition or flavor intensity but this is a distinctly stylish wine for the year. Finishes with a firm tannic edge.

92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Simply the Best
01/23/2005
by The Pope of Dope
Gaja. Simply the best Italian wines. Anis and heavy tannins with a bouquet of ripe cherry. You really have to taste it; worth the hefty price tag.

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Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo based wines made outside the Langhe hills are often lost in the commotion over Barolo and Barbaresco. The provinces of Vercelli and Novarra in the northern reaches of the Piedmont area are home to wines like Carema, Ghemme, and Gattinara. The latter two wines are mostly Nebbiolo, which as traditionally been blended with...
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