Gaja Sito Moresco 2010

by  |  05-10-2015

Opening up an Italian wine is often opening up a bottle of hurt. While the Italian classification systems aren’t as difficult as the French, they’re not as straightforward as say, Spain. There exist multiple levels, two “top” levels as the first (DOC) was crapped up and thus reattempted (DOCG), as well as local classifications like Superiore and Classico. To randomly pick an Italian wine could easily see you picking up a fiasco and missing out on the great wealth of wines that Italy has to offer. As a side note, those living in San Francisco, whether you know it or not, you’re quite spoiled to have my dear friend Ceri at your disposal as she culls an excellent Italian selection at her little shop, Biondivino. This bit of introduction is necessary when you come to Gaja. The lengthy list of wines they make are not easy to follow and it’s […]
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