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Mar 212013
Giordano Toscana Rosso i.g.t. Selvato, Tuscany, Italy, $13 (S) – Rating 89

A big but friendly red blend with a nose of bright dark red fruit and raspberry with spicy aromas. Give this medium bodied wine some time to open to its full potential. The palate will be rewarded with flavors of bright cherry and ripe raspberry with a heap of dark spice and hints of oaky vanilla on the finish. The balanced acidity and soft tannins create endless food pairing possibilities. Buy This Wine

Mar 202013
2010 Giordano Montepulciano d’Abruzzo d.o.c. “Quality Project”, Progetto Collection, Abruzzo, Italy, $11.50 (S) – Rating 90

A red wine that will grab your attention. An intriguing nose of black cherry, dark fruit and forest floor. Medium bodied with soft tannins and balanced acidity offering flavors of dark cherry, plum and notes of ripe raspberry and dark spice. Nice hints of oaky vanilla and coffee in the finish. Buy This Wine

Mar 202013
2007 Giordano Toscana Rosso “Gold Collection”, Tuscany, Italy, $13 (S) – Rating 88

Give this big boy some time to breathe for optimal enjoyment. An earthy old world nose of dark fruit, spice and leather. The palate will experience a delicate earthiness featuring rich flavors of dark fruit, dark plum and cherry with interesting notes of espresso on the finish. Full bodied with moderate acidity and soft tannins makes for a nice fireplace wine. Buy This Wine

Mar 202013
2010 Giordano Sangiovese i.g.t “Toscana Collection”  Tuscany, Italy, $12.50 (S) – Rating 90

Think summer afternoon with friends around the the BBQ and pool…this is the right wine. A nose of smokey cherry with undertones of spice and leather. Clean bright flavors of cherry and plum with a bit of raspberry with hints of espresso in the long finish. Medium bodied with moderate acidity and balanced tannins make for an excellent summer red. Buy This Wine

Mar 202013
2011 Giordano Salento Prestigio Chardonnay i.g.t. Gold Collection  Apulia, Italy, $11.50 (S) – Rating 89

An excitingly crisp Chardonnay for those who prefer an unoaked style. A bright nose of floral notes complimented with hints of citrus, honeydew melon and honeysuckle. The palate will enjoy the flavors of pineapple and Meyer lemon with red apple undertones . Crisp acidity makes for many food pairing possibilities. Buy This Wine