Posts Tagged Gabbiano

A Window Into Tuscany: Castello di Gabbiano

By Thomas Madrecki A note in advance — I approach any and all media trips with a bit of skepticism, in no small part because I make a living in the world of public relations. It takes a great deal for me to be impressed, and there’s a... Read more

2010 Gabbiano ‘Bellezza’ Chianti Classico DOCG

Traditionalists may balk at this translucent dark ruby-hued wine, made entirely from Sangiovese grapes, because it is nothing like the sour, sometimes funky, overly acidic Chianti Classico bottlings of old. Rather, to coin a phrase, it has been New... Read more

2012 Gabbiano ‘Solatio,’ Tuscany, Italy

Need a “welcome wine” that isn’t bubbly? This would be a good choice, as it’s easy drinking and ideal for quaffing. A blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, with just a splash of Sangiovese, it’s nearly opaque reddish purple in color, with... Read more

2011 Gabbiano Chianti Classico DOCG

This isn’t your Pappy’s Chianti, and that’s a good thing. Medium bodied (as opposed to the lighter profile of old), this wine is made in a distinctly New World style, with less acid and riper fruit. Translucent light ruby in color, the 2011... Read more