Gaja is one of those Italian companies that have made wine history. And even those who are only marginally interested in the history of wine will have heard of it. Probably fewer people know the history and some production details of Barbaresco, a great Piedmontese wine of which Gaja is the producer of one of the most extraordinary versions. Wine with protected designation of origin, area of production: the entire territory of the municipalities of Barbaresco, Neive, Treiso, and the part of the hamlet of San Rocco Senoldevio, already part of the municipality of Barbaresco and now aggregated to the municipality of Alba. The original grape variety is Nebbiolo in the Michet, Lampia and Rosé sub-varieties or other biological mutations of the same, without the addition of musts or wines of other varieties and origins. Barbaresco is generally a wine suitable for long aging (in the case of that of Gaja, it is suitable for very long aging). The Barbaresco Gaja is strong, spicy, liquorice, austere, toasted notes, coffee, mentholated hints, blueberry and balsamic memories. Everything is beautifully defined. In the mouth it is very rich, very elegant, with firm and precise tannins. Sweet and very long finish. A Barbaresco overflowing to the nose, of great structure and with a sweet and caressing finish. Aged for one year in barriques and one year in large barrels. Its tasting is recommended to anyone who really wants to get to know the great Piedmontese wines, you can't miss Gaja.