Chardonnay 'Gaia & Rey' 2016
Gaja

Chardonnay 'Gaia & Rey' 2016
  • £91

37.5cl half-bottle

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Thanks to Angelo Gaja, the Gaja winery has established itself as one of Italy's finest wine producers, transforming the the image and international reputation of the Piedmont region. Although best known for its Barbarescos, the Gaja winery produces some really special Chardonnays, of which this is one.

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Chardonnay 'Gaia & Rey' 2016

GajaMeet the Maker

The legendary winemaker Angelo Gaja makes the unofficial first growths of northern Italy - his single vineyard Barbarescos, including Sorì San Lorenzo and Sorì Tildin. Or rather, he used to - they are no longer called Barbaresco because in 2000 he shocked everyone when he declassified them to Langhe DOC…

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  • Straw yellow colour.  On the nose, floral notes with hints of green apple, as well as toast and vanilla.  On the palate, full bodied with a lively acidity and concentrated, ripe fruit and a hint of honey.  
  • Produced from 100% Chardonnay, from the Langhe appellation in Piedmont. 
  • The Gaja Winery was founded by Giovanni Gaja in 1859 and has been owned and operated by five generations of the Gaja family ever since.
  • Great with rosemary risotto or fish in a rich, creamy sauce.
  • Can be aged for up to 10 years.  

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Product Code
05BGC16H
Wine Type
Wine, Classic, White
Bottle Size
37.5cl
Origin
Italy > Piedmont
Producer
Gaja
Vintage
2016
Grape Varieties
Chardonnay