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Gaja Angelo Darmagi -6xbt 1997

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The Gaja winery was founded in Piedmont, Italy by Giovanni Gaja in 1859. It has been passed down through five generations of the family (who came to Italy from Spain in the 18th century) now under the direction of his great grandson Angelo Gaja. The initial wines were Barbarescos (in the Barbaresco and Treiso districts), then Barolo (in Serralunga d’Alba and La Morra), and through the y... Read more
The Gaja winery was founded in Piedmont, Italy by Giovanni Gaja in 1859. It has been passed down through five generations of the family (who came to Italy from Spain in the 18th century) now under the direction of his great grandson Angelo Gaja. The initial wines were Barbarescos (in the Barbaresco and Treiso districts), then Barolo (in Serralunga d’Alba and La Morra), and through the years the wines have branched out into other styles and vineyard locations, with expansion into Tuscany in the mid 1990s. These began as expressions of Brunello di Montalcino. In 1996, they launched Ca’Marcanda, a Gaja Super Tuscan made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah. This highly successful venture in the Bolgheri of Maremma was intended with the Piedmontese understanding of the different terroirs and how they affect specific grapes, celebrating the best expressions of their environment. In addition to outstanding, world renown wines, Gaja also produces some top notch grappas.  Read less

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07/22/2008

Very dark purple, close to black but beginning to lighten with age, this Darmagi is my favourite ever produced from a super vintage. Cabernet Sauvignon with 4% Cabernet Franc this comes forth in the nose of blackcurrents and oak mixed with tobacco and vanilla. It's on the palate where this wine really show's quality with a kinder acidity and well balanced tannins. Full bodied and lustrous with a long and fruity finish. Needs another 5 years to be at its best.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 1997 - Gaja Darmagi - Italy - Region: Piemonte - Apellation: Piemonte - Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Red wine 1997 Gaja Darmagi Italy Region: Piemonte Apellation: Piemonte Cabernet Sauvignon 750 ml. Free Shipping Insurance


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 1997 - Gaja Darmagi - Italy - Region: Piemonte - Apellation: Piemonte - Cabernet Sauvignon - 750 ml.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

At this stage the 1997s look to be the finest wines Gaja has ever made. My enthusiasm is obviously due in part to the stylistic preference I have for more opulently textured wines with lower acidity and thus a broader window of drinkability. The black/purple-colored 1997 Darmaggi Cabernet Sauvignon possesses fabulous extract huge quantities of tannin sensational unctuosity thickness and richness and fabulously pure black fruits intertwined with pain grille and earth. The wine is totally unevolved but loaded with fabulous potential. Its low acidity suggests it will be drinkable before 995 or 1996. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2025. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.



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