The Italian word "Piedmont" means at the foot of the mountains, and indeed the whole region is dominated by the Alps to the north and the west. Piedmont is home to the largest area of vines which produce DOC and DOCG wines, and the region boasts over 40 denominations. The most well known wines from Piedmont include Barolo and Barbaresco, made from the Nebbiolo grape, and Asti Spumante, made from the Moscato grape. Nebbiolo is the undisputed king of the grape varieties in Piedmont but you should not ignore the lovely reds from the indigenous Dolcetto or Barbera, nor indeed...
Bottle 75cl £202.60
The Sperss is richer and deeper than the Conteisa with a slightly firmer character. An expansive bouquet of dark cherry fruits with notes of exotic spice, fresh pepper and sweet herbs leads to a succulent palate with velvety tannins and vibrant red berry flavours. A wine which displays both the power and intensity of the Serralunga vineyard with the finesse...more
Bottle 75cl £210.00
Among all the Gaja single vineyards, Costa Russi is the most captivating and elegant with an appealing, velvety structure from a young age, but it also has excellent ageing potential. The 2008 Costa Russi is a dramatic combination of elegance and power. Rich aromas of ripe dark cherry, purple plum, crisp red fruit, sweet spice and marjoram are underpinned with...more
Bottle 75cl £252.60
The 2007 is an extraordinary wine with intense aromas of ripe, dark fruit and exotic spices. On the palate, there are multiple-layers of sweet, red berry fruit and notes of dried apricots, wild flowers and minerals. The tannins are elegant and smooth. This is a very serious wine indeed and it has the potential to age for 30 or more...more
Bottle 75cl £292.60