Gaja Ca' Marcanda Promis 2020

Gaja Ca' Marcanda Promis 2020

 

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Gaja
Ca' Marcanda Promis 2020
  • Vintage : 2020
  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Tuscany
  • Subregion
  • Type : Red
  • Style Fruity Medium Bodied
  • Format : 75cl
  • Alcohol : 14°
  • Grappes : 55% Merlot, 35% Syrah, 10% Sangiovese

This is 'Super Tuscan' which means they tend to use more international grape varieties in their wines. This wine in particular is made Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. This is a very rich, complex wine, with dark berry fruit flavours and hints of tobacco, chocolate and spice.

Experts Score Vintage
JS James Suckling 93 2017
RP Robert Parker 93 2016
WS Wine Spectator 92 2016
JD Jeb Dunnuck 91 2016
WE Wine Enthusiast 90 2014
More information on wine critics and ratings
The story of this estate’s ascendancy is captivating, full of passion and innovation. The Gaja name was established in the region in the 1850s when Angelo’s great, great grandfather Giovanni Gaja moved to Piedmont and then set up a tavern in the lovely village of Barbaresco. Since then 5 generations of the Gaja family have been involved in the winemaking process. Angelo Gaja joined the business in 1961, taking over the reins from his father Giovanni. It was at this point that the… Read more

James Suckling (JS) : 93 Points (2017)
This is an inviting, colorful red with tea-tree oil, blueberries, violets and lavender. Hints of fresh herbs. Taut, fluid and zesty, it is finely sliced into grippy portions of tannins that sandwich elegant flavors of dark fruit interlaced with carefully tuned acidity. Drink now or hold.

Robert Parker (RP) : 93 Points (2016)
There is a lovely delicateness and softness to the 2016 Promis. The IGT appellation used here reflects fruit (a blend of Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese) sourced from Bibbona. The Promis has always seen Merlot in a leading role. This is a full and complete wine with nice roundness and bright freshness on the close. It is the most immediate and food friendly of these offerings from Ca'Marcanda.

Wine Spectator (WS) : 92 Points (2016)
Black currant, blackberry, herb, mineral and tobacco notes ply this firm, intense and sinewy red. The taut profile and compact structure persist on the long finish. Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese. Best from 2021 through 2030. 3,400 cases imported.

Jeb Dunnuck (JD) : 91 Points (2016)
The 2016 Promis checks in as a blend of Merlot, Syrah, and Sangiovese that spent a year in oak. Loads of ripe black cherries, earth, tobacco, and leather notes all give way to a medium to full-bodied red that has ripe tannins, notable elegance, and a charming, upfront, ready-to-go style.

Wine Enthusiast (WE) : 90 Points (2014)
Aromas of underbrush, cut grass, Mediterranean scrub, red currant and spice take center stage along with a hint of menthol. The soft approachable palate offers blackberry, black currant, star anise, vanilla and white pepper alongside bright acidity and supple tannins.

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RP
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JS
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Gaja Ca' Marcanda Promis 2020 Reviewed by James Suckling 22-09-2022 . Score: 4.5