Gaja Ca'Marcanda Magari 2017 Magnum

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Gaja Ca'Marcanda Magari 2017 Magnum

The nose is complex with appealing notes of carob and tamarind. On the palate, it shows younger and vibrant notes of grapefruit, red orange and Mediterranean botanical herbs. Extremely juicy, with high acidity and fine tannins. The finish is long and has a marked savouriness, which is very typical of Magari. It has promising aging potential.

Gaja Ca'Marcanda Magari 2017 Magnum

The nose is complex with appealing notes of carob and
tamarind. On the palate, it shows younger and vibrant notes
of grapefruit, red orange and Mediterranean botanical herbs.
Extremely juicy, with high acidity and fine tannins. The finish
is long and has a marked savouriness, which is very typical of
Magari. It has promising aging potential.


Vineyard
The vineyard blocks that make up this blend are further away
from the nearby sea, closer to the fertile hillside. The loamy,
clay-rich soils here are known as terre brune (dark brown
earth), is key in creating round wines with mineral characters.


Winemaking
The three varieties ferment and macerate separately for
around 15 days. After 12 months of ageing in oak, they are
blended and then aged for several months in the bottle
before release.


Vintage
Winter and spring were dry and mild - 230 mm of rain from
May 1st to October 1st. Given these peculiar conditions, the
aim of both vineyard and winemaking approach was to
safeguard the freshness of the wines. Thankfully, at the
beginning of September, 50mm of rain decreased the
temperatures and helped to reach a full phenolic ripeness of the grapes. The early harvest started
on August 30th with Cabernet Franc and finished on September 15th with Cabernet Sauvignon.
The quantity resulted in a 40% decrease of the production due to the small size of bunches and
green harvest. We handled the grapes with particular care, applying extremely soft pressing of
the bunches and shortening the maceration process. The wines reached good results, with
intense fruity, spicy, herbal and mineral aromas and flavours. The 2017 wines feature a bright and
intense colour along with a concentrated, powerful, yet balanced, character. Overall, the 2017
vintage resulted in extremely low production combined with great quality level.


Food match
Grilled and Roasted Red Meats
A perfect match for a variety of grilled meats and game

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