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Gagliole Rosso 2005

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"Dark in color, showing fabulous aromas of crushed blackberry and raspberry, with a hint of honeysuckle. Full-bodied, with layers of polished, velvety tannins and bright acidity and fruit. Very long and concentrated, yet refined and caressing. Superb. The best wine to date from this producer…96." WS 10/07

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Gagliole:
The farm Gagliole is a small gem that captures all of Tuscany’s beauty. The cypress-lined road and the villa evoke the peace and quiet of another era and a sense of history that stirs the soul. The magnificent, slender, dark cypress trees reach up to the sky, gently waving in the wind and producing a magical effect of light and shadow. The family He, a Swiss lawyer and banker, she, a noted gall... Read more
The farm Gagliole is a small gem that captures all of Tuscany’s beauty. The cypress-lined road and the villa evoke the peace and quiet of another era and a sense of history that stirs the soul. The magnificent, slender, dark cypress trees reach up to the sky, gently waving in the wind and producing a magical effect of light and shadow. The family He, a Swiss lawyer and banker, she, a noted gallery manager who decided to settle in Gagliole, Monika and Thomas Bär were captivated by the magic of the Tuscan countryside, where they first met and where they would discover the love that would bind them for the rest of their lives. Over the years, their love of good wine became a true passion. The philosophy Ancient terraced vineyards tell the story of a carefully preserved landscape. The delicate balance between soil and climate is the ideal model for those who have chosen to cultivate this land respectful of nature and its rhythms. Gagliole is an impassioned universe of persons who are determined to bring out the best that the plants and land can offer. Read less
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External Reviews for Gagliole Rosso

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

The 2005 Gagliole is a soft-textured, fruit-driven wine loaded with character. This blend of 70% Sangiovese and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon flows from the glass with sensual layers of smoke, leather, spices, plums, and cherries all supported by a lively vein of minerality that provides freshness. Drink this stylish, engaging red over the next decade. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2019.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

Dark in color, showing fabulous aromas of crushed blackberry and raspberry, with a hint of honeysuckle. Full-bodied, with layers of polished, velvety tannins and bright acidity and fruit. Very long and concentrated, yet refined and caressing. Superb. The best wine to date from this producer. Best after 2010.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

The 2005 Gagliole is a soft-textured, fruit-driven wine loaded with character. This blend of 70% Sangiovese and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon flows from the glass with sensual layers of smoke, leather, spices, plums, and cherries all supported by a lively vein of minerality that provides freshness. Drink this stylish, engaging red over the next decade. Anticipated maturity: 2009andndash;2019.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

The 2005 Gagliole is a soft-textured, fruit-driven wine loaded with character. This blend of 70% Sangiovese and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon flows from the glass with sensual layers of smoke, leather, spices, plums, and cherries all supported by a lively vein of minerality that provides freshness. Drink this stylish, engaging red over the next decade. Anticipated maturity: 2009–2019.


External Review
05/16/2009

Intensives Purpur-Grant mit undurchlässiger Mitte. Vielschichtige Brombeerfrucht in der konzentrierten Nase, auch Pflaumen und etwas Cassis, feine Terroirwürze und dunke Schokolade dahinter. Viel Stoff und fast tintiges Extrakt im druckvollen Gaumen, kompakte Tannine und laktizeartiges Extrakt, enorme Reserven zeigend, wieder tiefgründige, schwarze und blaue Fruchtkomplexe, nun auch Trüffel und schwarze Oliven, noch jugendlich im Finale, enorme Länge. Der konzentrierteste Gagliole ever, ein Muss für jeden Weinkeller.


External Review
10/20/2010

Dark in color, showing fabulous aromas of crushed blackberry and raspberry, with a hint of honeysuckle. Full-bodied, with layers of polished, velvety tannins and bright acidity and fruit. Very long and concentrated, yet refined and caressing. Superb.... Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2005 Gagliole Colli della Toscana Centrale 750ml



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