- Angelo Gaja
- 2023 - 2043
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Antonio Galloni, November 2019,
The 2015 Barolo Conteisa is a heady, exotic wine, and also one of the most complete, alluring Conteisas I have ever tasted. Conteisa is usually a wine of grace and understatement. The 2015, on the other hand, is a bold, sweeping Barolo that saturates the palate with stunning depth and volume. Even with all of its intensity, the 2015 remains vibrant. This is such a complete, harmonious wine. Drink 2023-2040
Antonio Galloni, February 2019,
Gaja's 2015 Barolo Conteisa is absolutely gorgeous. Pliant, silky and super-expressive, the 2015 shows all of the sensuality that makes the best Conteisas so irresistible. Bright red-toned fruit, flowers and mint are all beautifully lifted in a mid-weight, gracious Barolo that hits the right notes. Best of all, the 2015 will be ready to deliver pleasure with just a few years in bottle. I loved it. 2022 - 2040.
Wine Advocate, August 2019,
The 2015 Barolo Conteisa is intense, with a background chorus of plum, prune, herb, mint and wild cherry. It's a very balanced Barolo. The Cerequio vineyard that provides this fruit often suffers from hail damage because the vineyard is located along the corridor of bad weather that comes over the hill from La Morra. There was some damage in mid-August, but fruit in the 2016 vintage suffered much more extensively in comparison. In fact, so little fruit was saved that Gaia Gaja is pretty sure this wine will not be produced next vintage. Drink 2025-2050.
Piedmont is located in the north western corner of Italy. Though several grape varieties are prominent such as Dolcetto, Barbera and Moscato, it is Nebbiolo that reigns supreme. It produces wines that are not particularly deep in colour, yet they are perfumed, powerful and can age for many years. Due to the ethereal nature of the Nebbiolo grape and the numerous single vineyard wines, many compare top examples to grand cru Burgundies of the Côte de Nuits.Mountainous, its vineyards are cut into the hillsides forming terraces reminiscent of the Mosel Valley in Germany and the northern Rhone Valley in France. The two most notable appellations are Barolo and Barbaresco.