- Angelo Gaja purchased the property in 1996. Construction of the winery was completed in 2000.
- “House of Negotiation”. The name Ca’Marcanda refers to the long courtship involved in buying the estate, which took place over 18 separate trips.
- Vineyards are planted on Bolgheri’s two main soil types: Terre brune (dark clayey limestone), and Terre Bianche (light rocky limestone).
- Vistamare is a true reflection of the Tuscan aesthetic: clean, bright, elegant, and well structured, with facets of minerality, charming fruit aromas, and floral high notes. 40% Vermentino, 40% Viognier, 20% Fiano.
- Promis is juicy, with supple tannins and silky mouthfeel. 55% Merlot, 35% Syrah, 10% Sangiovese
- Magari is slightly darker, more concentrated, and balsamic, with graphite, liquorice, and mulberry notes. 60% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petite Verdot
- Ca’Marcanda is a wine of exceptional roundness and depth, made only in exceptional vintages. 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc.
In 1996, Angelo Gaja purchased his second Tuscan property, called Ca’ Marcanda, located in Castagneto Carducci in Bolgheri. The focus at Ca’ Marcanda is on international grape varieties, and the estate’s 150 acres are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah vines.