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The proprietary name Promis (pronounced proh-MEESS) was created by the Gaja family to denote commitment, expectation, fulfillment, and hope. The promise of quality and the reward of diligence and excellence. The grapes are grown in the terre brune (rich, dark soils) which consist primarily of loam and clay. The climate – hot summer days, freshened by brisk sea air and cool nights – is ideal for the grapes grown here. Juiciness and concentration are the features of the 2015 vintage which shows elegance and drinkability. Promis offers the elegance and suppleness of Merlot and Syrah, complemented by the vibrant structure of Sangiovese, Tuscany’s emblematic grape. This wine drinks well at an early age.

Appellation: Toscana IGT

Grapes: 55% Merlot, 35% Syrah, 10% Sangiovese

Color:  Deep garnet color

Aroma:  The nose is rich with notes of licorice,  sage and thyme. Its specific Mediterranean  character is balanced with intense aromas of  well-ripe small dark berries.

Soil: Loam- and clay-rich terre brune, brown soils.

Tasting notes A medium bodied wine with silky tannins and  refreshing acidity. It opens with sweet and juicy  notes of blackberry and black cherry, and then it  ends with a pleasant salty and savory hint.

Fermentation:  The three varieties are fermented separately, for around 15 days.

Aging:  Aged in slightly used barriques for 12 months  followed by several months of bottle aging  before release.