Jan 262015
Giordano Vespero Toscana Rosso IGT 2013, Tuscany, Italy, $8 (S) – Rating 90

Giordano Vespero Toscana Rosso IGT 2013This Sangiovese has been a consistent medal winner vintage after vintage. Aromas of bright cherry, plum and hints of raspberry. A soft mouth-feel with supple tannins and mild acidity makes this an easy-sipper. Flavors of cherry, plum, red berries and black fruits. Subtle notes of smoke and chocolate compliment this hints of espresso in the long finish. Buy This Wine

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
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