1999 Gaja Conteisa

This wine is deep ruby coloured. On nose it gives medium intensity aromas of black plum, black cherry, smoke, dried herbs and violet. It is dry with medium acidity, a touch of sharp acidity is detected too. Medium alcohol and full bodied. On palate, it has quite high intensity flavours of black cherry, olive, dried herbs, smoke and touch of vanilla and black plum. Fairly long length with plummy finish. (93)

Tasted on 7 December 2013