Top scores for GAJA in Wine Spectator (Dec. 15, 2013)

GAJA Conteisa 2009
95 points

Elegant, vibrant and beautifully balanced, this features cherry and raspberry fruit aligned with a firm, harmonious structure. Licorice, tar and spice notes chime in, with a lingering finish of cherry, tobacco and menthol. Shows great energy and drive. Best from 2016 through 2030. 625 cases made. — Bruce Sanderson

GAJA Sorì San Lorenzo 2010
94 points

This muscular red features ample fruit, with a fine quality to the stiff tannins, offering loads of cherry, tar and sandalwood flavors, with excellent length. Give this a few years. Best from 2016 through 2032. 500 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson

GAJA Costa Russi 2010
94 points

A modern style, with black cherry, pomegranate, plum and spice flavors. Supple and harmonious, offering refined tannins and a lingering aftertaste of berry, white pepper and tobacco. Shows terrific length and energy on the minerally finish. This has the structure to develop. Best from 2016 through 2030. 500 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson

GAJA Sperss 2009
93 points

This rich, velvety red boasts complex black cherry, plum and spice aromas and flavors. The tannins are dense and ripe, adding refinement and lift on the lingering, minerally aftertaste. This tightly wound version needs some time to unwind. Best from 2017 through 2032. 1,100 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson

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