Gaja Ca'Marcanda Promis 2007

Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

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Item No. 103230
  • WE95
  • WS91
  • RP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Color: Light garnet

Nose: Bright and fruity with a jammy nose.

Palate: A delightful wine that combines the elegance and suppleness of Merlot and Syrah with the austerity of Sangiovese. Balanced, almost musical, its a pleasure to drink from an early age and also has an aging potential of 5-8 years.

Critical Acclaim

"From the Tuscan estate of Angelo Gaja, Promis delivers all the gorgeous intensity and complexity you should expect. The wine oozes notes of dark chocolate, cherry liqueur, spice, blackberry and moist tobacco. The mouthfeel is soft, smooth and absolutely delicious.
Cellar Selection"
95 Points

"A rich and decadent red, with ripe berry and roasted meat. Full and velvety-textured, with an attractive finish. Needs to come together. Best after 2011."
91 Points

"The 2007 Promis is a warm, soft offering laced with smoke, dark fruit, spices, and subtle hints of earthiness. There is a wonderful centeredness - for lack of a better word - to the fruit that I don't recall seeing in previous vintages. An enveloping finish rounds out the Promis in style. Promis is 55% Merlot, 35% Syrah, and 10% Sangiovese that spent 12 months in used French oak barrels prior to being bottled. Anticipated maturity 2010-2015."
90 Points

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Rating:
(10/13/2010)
I thought the 2006 was a terrific wine for the money. The 2007 was fine and thoroughly enjoyable, but lacked a smooth finish.
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Learn About Gaja Map ItMap It

The story of the Gaja Winery can be traced to a singular, founding purpose: to produce original wines with a sense of place which reflect the tradition and culture of those who made it. This philosophy has inspired five generations of impeccable winemaking. It started over 150 years ago when Giovanni Gaja opened a small restaurant in Barbaresco, making wine to complement the food...

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Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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