Angelo Gaja came to Bolgheri in 1996. He planted Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah in different parcels on his Bolgheri estate according to soil type and composition. The flagship Camarcanda initially was based on Merlot, but recent vintages rely mainly on Cabernet Sauvignon. Magari comes from different parcels on the estatel; it is mostly Cabernet Franc, with Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Promis, a broader blend that includes vineyards in Bibbona, is mostly half Merlot, with Syrah and Sangiovese.
Bolgheri Ca’ Marcanda 2007 – 93 Points
Bolgheri Ca’ Marcanda 2010 – 95 Points
Bolgheri Ca’ Marcanda 2013 – 95 Points
Bolgheri Magari 2015 – 92 Points
Bolgheri Promis 2015 – 91 Points
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