James Suckling 90pts "A soft and fruity red with subtle tannins, light chocolate and currant character. Medium finish. Succulent and delicious. Drink now. " An abbreviation of the Latin word for promise – "promissio" – Promis is a light garnet wine with a bright, fruity aroma and deep jammy flavors. The texture is supple and elegant, with a balanced body and lingering finish. The Gaja Winery was founded by Giovanni Gaja in 1859 and has been owned and operated by five generations of the Gaja family. Giovanni Gaja was the great-grandfather of Angelo Gaja, the Winery's current owner.