G.D Vajra Clare Jc Langhe Nebbiolo 2019

$53.00

Bright red ruby color. The aromas of cherries, cherry stone, candid pear and pomegranate nectar are vivid in 2019 JC Claré. This complex bouquet is completed by orange blossom, sweet spices and lifted mineral tones. The mouthfeel is vibrant, with red fruits and the sweet spices refreshed by a zesty acidity. The red silky tannins make this wine ideal to be served slightly chilled during the warmer months (14-16°C) and can pair an amazing array of diverse food, from aperitifs and appetizers to spicy dishes, fried delicacies and BBQs.

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Winery Profile:
The estate of GD Vajra, established in 1972 is situated in Vergne, the highest village in the Commune of Barolo. Its vineyards are planted with Nebbiolo, Dolcetto and Barbera at heights of 350-400 meters, which results in distinctive and aromatic wines. Their philosophy remains faithful to the traditional and authentic wines of Piemonte. “I try to make wines that give people joy. In the past wine was a food, it was necessary for sustenance. Today that is not the case; we choose to drink for pleasure. I want to make wines that bring people happiness.” ~ Aldo Vajra

Today, G.D. Vajra is one of Piedmont’s best-kept secrets. It was named after Giuseppe Domenico Vajra, who founded the estate in 1972. They are using vineyards that had been in the family since the 1920s. Sustainable farming with an organic approach, this winery uses old-world winemaking techniques, where the ageing of the Nebbiolo is in large Slovenian casks. This style of winemaking is about minimum intervention, and let the Barolo terroirs be reflected in the wine. Most of the wines have received more than 90 points from various critics.
 

Region: Piedmont, Italy
Grapes: Nebbiolo
Volume: 750ml

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