Angelo Gaja, Tuscany, Italy
Color: Grappa crystal clear, transparent color.
Taste: Grappa has a soft, full-bodied taste with a light spice on the finish.
Aroma: Grappa has a bright, rich aroma of flowers and fruit.
Gastronomy: Grappa elegantly set off the flavor of any dish. It can be submitted and before eating, as an aperitif and after - as a digestive. Grappa is particularly suitable for hard cheeses, olives, desserts and coffee.
Gaja, Grappa Rennina, Pieve Santa Restituta - grappa, born in the famous vineyards of Angelo Gaja. For the production of Grappa Rennina use pomace or marc (compressed remains of the grape skins after fermentation) Sangiovese grapes. To obtain one liter of high-quality finished beverage, it will take about five pounds mark. Distillation brands use interrupts the cycle of distillation. This type of grappa production is valued much higher than the continuous cycle. Purification Grappa methanol and other volatile impurities occurs by means of pressurized steam. The resulting product has a very high alcohol content of about 70-75 degrees, so Grappa added before filling with distilled water, thus reducing the alcohol content to a position 45 degrees.
Brand Gaja was founded in 1859 by Giovanni Gaia, the great-grandfather of the current owner Angelo Gaja, and for 5 generations, is owned by the family Gaia. To date, Gaja Winery owns vineyards with a total area of 250 hectares, located in the province of Tuscany and Piedmont. Angelo Gaja began its work in the family business in 1961, after completing their education in oenological Institute of Alba and the University of Montpellier (he later received a degree in economics from the University of Turin). Angelo has repeatedly visited France and inspired by modern and traditional techniques of French wine makers began to use the experience gained in the production of their own wines. His magnetism, charm and poetic reflections on the nature of the wine Angelo Gaja make one of the most respected and beloved figures in the wine industry in Italy. In 2011, the magazine «Wine Spectator» Angelo Gaja named one of the best winemakers in the history of Piedmont and Tuscany.
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