The two varietals are a part of Galiano's inaugural lineup receiving a great deal of positive feedback, most recently receiving great scores from JamesSuckling.com. Excitement is also building about a potential upcoming release of a Galiano Rosé varietal.
“JamesSuckling.com scores reflects my four decades of experience as a journalist and a wine critic. A wine that we rate 90 points or more is outstanding (A). It’s a wine we want to drink a glass of and is an outstanding purchase.” - JamesSuckling.com
James Suckling, 63, is one of today’s leading wine critics whose reviews are read and respected by wine lovers, serious wine collectors, and the wine trade worldwide. He is chairman and editor of JamesSuckling.com, the wine media platform and events company with offces in Hong Kong.
Since starting his career, Suckling estimates he has tasted and rated close to 250,000 wines. Last year he and his team of tasters rated more than 18,000 wines. This year they should rate almost 25,000. His website provides more than 130,000 wine ratings at the moment. They currently rate more than 2,000 wines a month.
JS's Galiano 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes:
(91 pts.) Redcurrants, coffee and roses on the nose. Medium-bodied with silky tannins. Fresh berry acidity with a hint of baking-spice complexity. Juicy and tasty. Fresh and easy. Drink now.
JS's Galiano 2019 Pinot Noir Tasting Notes:
(88 pts.) Aromas of raspberries, red cherries and strawberries with an earthy note of porcini mushrooms. Raisins, too. Medium-bodied with soft tannins and red-fruit flavors. Turns more savory in the finish, with earthy spices, herbs and fruit cake. Drink now.
Galiano 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon:
Galiano 2019 Pinot Noir: