2011 Gaja Costa Russi
Nebbiolo - 750ML
2011 Gaja Costa Russi
  • WA 94
  • WS 93
  • WE 93
  • JS 93

Reg: $369.00

$279.94

This product is
out of stock

Reg: $369.00

$279.94

This product is
out of stock

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WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, July 2014
The 2011 Costa Russi delivers youthfulness and brightness with bold cherry fruit flavors, cassis, spice and mild cola. The wine excels in in the mouth where it shows a great degree of roundness and suppleness. Costa Russi...   The 2011 Costa Russi delivers youthfulness and brightness with bold cherry fruit flavors, cassis, spice and mild cola. The wine excels in in the mouth where it shows a great degree of roundness and suppleness. Costa Russi is Nebbiolo with a tiny addition of Barbera. Drink: 2018-2038. - Monica Larner  
WS 93
Wine Spectator, October 2014
A succulent, fluid red, featuring black cherry, raspberry, leather, spice and anise aromas and flavors. The ripe fruit is layered over a taut weave of acidity and tannins, leaving a long, complex aftertaste of cooked...   A succulent, fluid red, featuring black cherry, raspberry, leather, spice and anise aromas and flavors. The ripe fruit is layered over a taut weave of acidity and tannins, leaving a long, complex aftertaste of cooked fruit, mocha and spice. Best from 2017 through 2025. — B.S.  
WE 93
Wine Enthusiast, December 2014
Surprisingly bright for the vintage and displaying Gaja’s trademark elegance, this offers aromas of blue flower, perfumed berry, cake spices and a whiff of leather. The ripe palate delivers mature black cherry layered...   Surprisingly bright for the vintage and displaying Gaja’s trademark elegance, this offers aromas of blue flower, perfumed berry, cake spices and a whiff of leather. The ripe palate delivers mature black cherry layered with white pepper and cinnamon alongside supple tannins. Drink 2016–2026.  
JS 93
jamessuckling.com, August 2014
Lots of white truffles, dark berries and mineral aromas follow through to a full body with fine tannins and a chewy finish. Needs time to come together. I like the 2010 better. Try drinking in 2016.
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Nebbiolo
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-region Barbaresco
Appellation Barbaresco
Sub-appellation Costa Russi
Vintage 2011
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork