2022 G.D. Vajra Langhe Nebbiolo Claré J.C.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Piemonte
Appellation Langhe
Winery G.D. Vajra
Vintage 2022
Grape Nebbiolo
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13.5%)
Drink window 2023 - 2030
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The style of the Claré JC wine dates back to ancient times when Nebbiolo wines were made to be light, fresh and softer than what we know today. To preserve the vibrancy and purity of the fruit character, the Claré JC is bottled in its youth. The grapes come from young vines and undergo fermentation in stainless steel tanks. A small percentage of these grapes are fermented as whole bunches to give the wine a light structure. Much gentler extraction methods are used during fermentation and pressing is done at lower pressures. The result is a wine that can be drunk immediately, with notes of sweet cherry, red fruit and a subtle note of eucalyptus. On the palate, the tannin structure is delicate and balanced by a bright youthful acidity.

FACT: In the Tab: Appendix you will find the official fact sheet of this fine wine. We will automatically send it to you when you order this wine. The wine is in our conditioned Wine Warehouse and if you come to pick up the wine you will also receive a nice discount. We are almost next to the national road with plenty of parking space. Click here for address

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Aldo Vajra has always been a bit rebellious. Good thing, because this characteristic has led to this beautiful winery with its authentic wines. The vineyards of Vajra are located northwest of the town of Barolo and have been farmed organically from the start. The high location of the vineyards (the Bricco delle Viole is one of the highest vineyards in the Piedmont) causes high temperature differences between day and night. The grapes ripen slowly and completely, giving the wines a wonderful finesse and elegance. The relatively cool climate in this area has caused many winemakers to ditch the Dolcetto grape, as this grape needs heat to fully develop. But the Vajras still make beautiful rosé and red from this grape. Read more under the tab: Winery

Vineyard for 2022 G.D. Vajra Langhe Nebbiolo Claré J.C.

G.D. Vajra is a testament to the harmonious relationship between terroir and the rich legacy of a passionate winemaking family. Situated in the renowned Barolo appellation, this enchanting estate has been crafting exceptional wines for generations, capturing the essence of the land and the profound stories that shaped their journey.

The cornerstone of G.D. Vajra's wine making philosophy lies in the concept of terroir. Every bottle that bears their name is an expression of the unique characteristics of the vineyards and the distinct microclimates that bless the Langhe region. From the ethereal vineyard of Bricco delle Viole to the enchanting slopes of Fossati and Ravera, each parcel of land is meticulously tended, allowing the grapes to mature and develop their individual personalities.

The Vajra family, led by the visionary Aldo Vajra, has been nurturing vineyards and crafting wines since the 1970s. Aldo made his first organic wines at the age of 18 and became one of the first wineries to replant the forgotten grape variety Freisa.  He continued to innovate with the plantings of less traditional varieties such as Riesling and Pinot Noir. The Vajra family to this day remain steadfast in their commitment to sustainable practices, seeking to preserve the natural biodiversity of their vineyards for generations to come.

The Vajra family's winemaking journey is a testament to their unwavering love for their heritage. With a blend of tradition and innovation, they have honed their craft over the years, producing wines that carry the spirit of their ancestors. Whether it's the iconic Barolo, the elegant Dolcetto, or the vibrant Barbera, each bottle is a reflection of the Vajra family's deep-rooted passion and dedication.

More Information
Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Piemonte
Appellation Langhe
Winery G.D. Vajra
Grape Nebbiolo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2022
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2030
Alcohol % 13.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging No
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Promotion Tier Price
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Rustic, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Romantisch
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