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      $24  ½ litre      $36  Bottle(1 L)

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo,Rocca Ventosa
$9 glass       $24 ½ litre       $32 Bottle(1 L)

Montepulciano/Sangiovese, Rosso Piceno 2007    $55
Deep violet color, nose-ripe morello cherries, leather & sweet tobacco. Intense flavors of cherries, coffee & vanilla, long finish

Nero D’Avola, Kerasos, Sicilia,2008     $60
Native Sicilian grape, organic, Bouquet:full-bodied & complex, ripe fruit (blackberry, mulberry, cherry) balsamic notes.

Dolcetto d’Alba, 2008, Madonna Di Como    $50
Very fresh, balanced & complex with ripe fruit & a hint of almond, long finish. Great with veal

Amarone delle Valpolicella, Cantina Valpantena,2007    $86
Medium deep-ruby colour, hint of mocha, raspberry, leather. Full-bodied. Very solid structure

Amarone delle Valpolicella, CORTE MAJOLI, 2006     $86
Fig, cranberry, cherry,  cocoa & strawberry. full bodied, flavourful, great balance, cedar-fruit filled finish. Great with risotto

Amarone, Masi Grandarella Appassimento,2004     $92
Deep garnet, full-bodied, with deep but soft tannins that coat the palate gently. Aromas of wild berries & currants. 91 W/E

Sangiovese, 2009, Moncaro Marche    $45
Medium bodied, fruity, raspberry flavours. Delicate easy drinking.  Great with all pastas

Barolo, Vendemmia, Patrizi, 2006    $95
Warm, dried fruits on the nose, typical Barolo firmness with rich & velvety textures

Barolo, Albe, Estate G.D. Vajra, 2005     $90
Three-vineyard Barolo, Full bodied and rustic, powerful fruit, spice & florals, nicely balanced

Primitivo, Gioia Del Colle, 2006, ‘Casa Vinicola Coppi’     $50
An Italian Zinfandel! Light bouquet, taste is pleasant. Nice with risotto & pastas

Valpolicella Ripasso, Superiore, Italy 2008    $50
Depth of flavor, magnificent, tasty wine. Located in the Negrar, the centre of the Veneto area

Valpolicella  Classico Superiore, 2008, Remo Farina    $50
Grapes of Amarone, medium-bodied, long finishing wine

Barbara d’Asti, Pico Maccario, Italy, 2009    $60
100% Barbara grape, ruby red, fragrant & fruity, aromatic & easy drinking. Nice with risotto & beef

IL BOSCO, Rosso Toscano, Azienda Casale, Italy 2008     $60
100% Sangiovese grape, very good wine & very smooth

Chianti, The Sopranos, 2007     $55
Deep ruby red, complex aromas of currant, cherry, cedar, marzipan, woodspice, blackberry, strawberry & black pepper

Chianti, Castello Di Querceto, 2008    $45
Med. Bodied with juicy dark fruits – great balance. Hint of licorice, drinks well

Montepulciano Di Nobile, Terre Di Rubinoro, 2006   $60
Sangiovese, Cabernet, Merlot varietals. Ruby red, full-bodied, intense smell, dry, pleasant

Brunello di Montalcino, La Velona, 2004     $100
Floral & plum aromas. Full bodied. Pair with tomato pastas. One of Gio’s favourites

Brunello di Montalcino, Assunto, 2004     $100
Aromas of simple fruit. Full bodied, great with pasta, score 91 W/E
REST OF THE WORLD:  per bottle

Shiraz,  Wally’s Hut, Australia, 2009    $45
Ripe and rich, with aromas of spice & pepper. Medium bodied & smooth finish

Syrah (Shiraz), 2008, San Joaquin Valley, Mcmanis Family, California  47
Dark purple in color, blackberry, blueberry & dark chocolate. Nice finish of mixed berries

Shiraz, Bankside, Hardys, Australia, 2008    $47
Deep ruby red colour. Spice & blackberry aromas. Full flavours of plum & chocolate

Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008, San Joaguin Valley, Mcmanis Family,Cali    $47
Purple red color, good depth, ripe blackberries, boysenberries & plum.  Long smooth elegant finish

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Reif Estates, Niagara-On-The-Lake    $60
Deep in colour, complexity of aromas intertwining notes of spice, blackberry & cocoa. Great finish

Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008, Korta Barrel Selection, Chile    $60
Blackberries & chocolate aromas, with a vanilla finish.  3 time gold medal in the London International Wine Challenge

Merlot, 2008, San Joaquin Valley, McManis Family, California    $47
Deep in color, blackberry, blueberry, raspberry & cassis aromas, soft with a clean finish

Pinot Noir, 2008, San Joaquin Valley, McManis Family, California    $47
Modern style, full bodied for a pinot. Ripe fruit with balanced acidity. Pair with almost anything

Zinfandel, 2007, SIERRA FOOTHILLS, Renwood, California    $45
Big, bold, spicy wine. Pair with gnocchi and sausage or spaghetti & meatballs

Champagne, G.H. Martel & Co., France    $85
Intense, & delicate tropical fruits(mango).  Floral aromas (roses).  Refreshing on the palate.  Enjoy!!!

Prosecco, Villa Sandi, Italy    $43
Very fresh, light & never over powers a meal.  Nice aromas

Sauvignon Blanc Brut, Two Oceans,  South Africa    $43
Fresh, crisp, elegant with tropical fruit flavours & zesty finish

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.