Red Wine List

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“Un pranzo senza vino e come un giorno senza sole.”
A meal without wine is like a day without the sun.

ITALY:

Merlot, Donini
$9 glass – 6oz /$12 glass – 9oz      $25  ½ litre

Montepulciano Famiglia Dragani
$9 glass – 6oz / $12 glass – 9oz       $25 ½ litre

Montepulciano D’Abruzzo,  Baldovino,  2011   $55
Deep ruby red. Intensely perfumed notes of dark cherry, chocolate, violets, blackcurrants

Dolcetto di Alba, Virna, 2011    $60
Very fresh, elegant, balanced & complex with ripe fruit & a hint of almond, long finish. Great with veal

Amarone delle Valpolicella, Salva Terra, 2008    $90
Aroma of raisin & spices. Full bodied, flavorful, great with risotto.

Barolo, Cascina Adelaide, 2008    $100

Warm, dried fruits on the nose, typical Barolo firmness with rich & velvety textures

Barbaresco, Marchesi Di Barolo, 2008   $90
Full bodied and rustic, powerful fruit, spice and florals, nicely balanced

Primitivo, Salento, Caleo, 2012, $50

An Italian Zinfandel! Rich and full bodied, taste is pleasant. Nice with risotto & pastas

Valpolicella, Domenico Fraccaroli    $50
Grapes of Amarone, medium-bodied, long finishing wine & goes well with gio’s pasta’s

Barbara d’Alba, Roreto, Italy, 2010    $65
100% Barbara grape, ruby red, fragrant & fruity, aromatic & easy drinking. medium and fruity.  Nice with risotto & beef

Barbara, Briccotondo, Fontanna fredda, 2009   $48
100% Barbara grape, from piedmont, with strong cheeses and meats.

IL BOSCO, Rosso Toscano, Azienda Casale, Italy 2008     $55
100% Sangiovese grape, very good wine & very smooth

Chianti Riserva, Rocca delle Macie,  2007    $45
Sangiovese with a touch of cabernet & merlot. Great with pastas & meats

Nero D’Avola, Terra Sicilliane, Caleo, 2012   $50
Native Sicilian grape, nice with pastas & cheese, fruity red wine, full bodied with notes of blackberry, blueberry and mild spice

Nero D’Avola, “Nerojbleo”, organic, (100% Avola grape), Sicilia, 2009   $85
intense ruby red with purple reflexes, well – focused mass of aromas, lusciuos scent of black fruits

Brunello di Montalcino, 2005, 06, 07     please ask your server  $95

Full bodied. Pair with tomato pastas. Brunello’s are one of Gio’s favourites!

Nebbiolo, Cascina Adelaide Langhe, 2009  $80

100% nebbiolo. ruby red wine with floral & fruity scents, powerful & intense, nice with spicy foods

Perlato del Bosco, Super Tuscan (60% sangiovese & 40% cabernet), 2009  $100

full bodied, spicy on the palate with mellow tannins, licorice finish, aromas of blackberry & cherry, 93 WA

Barbara d’Asti, Cascina Castlet, Costiglione d’asti, Piemonte, 2011   $65

intense, persistent bouquet, pleasantly fruity with undertones of freshly picked flowers and fruits.  dry

Cantina Val Di Neto, Mutro, Melissa, 2007  (75% galioppo & 25% greco nero)  $85

medium ruby red in colour, persistance and complex bouquet of ripe berries, jam with an after note of vanilla

 

Updated March 15/14

GIO’S WINE LIST AND PRICING CHANGES ALWAYS DUE TO PRODUCT AVAILABILITY.  GIO’S WILL SOURCE OUT A CERTAIN WINE FOR YOU, IF WE DONT HAVE WHAT YOUR LOOKING FOR.  MAJORITY OF OUR WINE IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE LCBO.  Our wine list is all Italian.