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2010 Sangervasio A Sirio
Spicy notes of French oak rise above distinct aromas of cherry and berry. The palate has a backbone of Sangiovese, a roundness of Merlot and enhanced body from the oak. The fruit purity and varietal signatures are testament to the meticulous care given to the young vines. Note: Some sediment may occur ... read more.
2012 Tolaini Al Passo
Spicy notes of French oak rise above distinct aromas of cherry and berry. The palate has a backbone of Sangiovese, a roundness of Merlot and enhanced body from the oak. The fruit purity and varietal signatures are testament to the meticulous care given ... read more.
2015 Donna Laura Ali
his wine has aromas of juicy red berry fruit. Medium-bodied and soft on the palate, with balanced acidity and ripe tannins. Delicious with pastas and grilled meats, yet also very drinkable without food.
2012 Brovia Barolo Ca' Mia
90 points - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: "The 2012 Barolo Brea Vigna Ca' Mia is a well textured and constructed wine that offers a less elaborate expression of Nebbiolo. The wine speaks in a clear voice and uses a simple vocabulary. Soft tannins segue to a fruity approach and there are end ... read more.
2011 Brovia Barolo DOCG Garblet Sue
91 points - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: "Dusty and dry from the outset, the 2011 Barolo Garblèt Sue' is perhaps the most mineral-driven of Brovia's new releases. Those enhanced tones of flint and crushed granite create a unique aromatic signature that is offset nicely against the ... read more.
2012 La Fortuna Brunello Di Montalcino DOCG
92 points - Wine Spectator Magazine: "A dense, lush red, this delivers cherry, leather and spice flavors, with accents of earth and tar. Stays solid and long on the finish, the spice and earth elements echoing. Best from 2020 through 2033. 2,220 cases made. "
NV Bibi Graetz Casamatta IGT Toscana Bianco
Crafted from vines of approximately 10 years of age, the Casamatta (Italian for 'crazy house') is a bright and fresh wine with floral tones atop the citrus and pear notes. Quite stylish (both the juice and the label), it's made to be a fun and easy-drinking wine. Enjoy this with white fish or crab. (Vintages ... read more.
2013 Tolaini Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
91+ points - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: "The 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Montebello Sette is a pure expression of Sangiovese aged in traditional botte grande for two years. The wine offers a clean and very complete interpretation of the grape with the added benefit of the more ... read more.
2015 Fattoria di Fiano Chianti Colli Fiorentini Riserva
Sangiovese, Merlot and Syrah. When the vintage is good, we make the Riserva. Warm and complex, is a persistent wine, with smell of flowers and red ripe fruits. Try it with stuffed pigeon, guinea fowl with sage, or pasta with wild boar ragu.
2009 Arcanum di Arcanum, IGT Toscana
94 points - Wine Spectator Magazine: "Dense and powerful, this red layers ripe black currant, cherry, chocolate, prune and spice flavors over firm, assertive tannins. This is starting to hit its stride, but needs food to match the tannins. Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2018."
2014 Cantine Fontezoppa DOC Verdicchio di Matelica
Dark straw yellow, with greenish reflections, crystal clear with a good consistency, the legs confirm the alcoholic and glycerol contents. On the nose this wine has notes of Golden apples and walnuts, juniper and jasmine. Nicely smooth and fresh on the palate, well poised alcoholic content and good body. ... read more.
2014 Brovia Dolcetto d'Alba 'Vignavillej'
Violet-ruby in the glass, with intense arromas of pulpy cherry flesh, this wine has accompanying flavors of blackberries, almonds, and cloves that mingle well with sturdy tannins and the acidity expected of any self-respecting Italian red. Brovia does not exploit his Dolcetto to make additional cash ... read more.
2015 Scarpetta Frico Bianco
Appearance: Star bright.Aromatics: Fresh cut white flowers, crisp apple.Palate: Crisp clean with medium weight.
2014 Scarpetta Frico Rosso
Appearance: Bright ruby red.Aromatics: Aromas of cherry, cranberry and subtle spices.Palate: On the palate, this blend hits you with a burst of cherry, Japanese plum and earthy flavours. A juicy wine with light tannins and moderate length.
2012 Arcanum Il Fauno, IGT Toscana
93 points - Wine Spectator Magazine: "A polished, flavorful red, boasting floral, black currant, raspberry and spice flavours. Firm yet harmonious, with the fine aftertaste lingering with fruit, iron, tobacco and tea elements. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2024."
2014 Bibi Graetz It's A Game IGT Toscana
Under the ruby colour, the nose is intense and complex. Enjoy this dry, full-bodied and woody red featuring refreshing acidity. On the palate, it showcases fleshy tannins and a broad mouthfeel that leads into a long finish.
2015 Musso Langhe Nebbiolo
The Langhe Nebbiolo expresses the noble character of the prestigious vineyards of origin: a intact garnet red colour with good intensity and beautiful hues; fruity scents such as raspberry and red fruit jam with spices reminiscent of cinnamon and green pepper; the taste is rich, dry, persistent, beautiful ... read more.
2015 Bibi Graetz Le Cicale Di Vincigliata Chianti
A complex, savoury wine built on a bed of minerality and firm tannins. Upon that base, balancing notes of dried cherries, red and black berries, cigar box, spice, flint and graphite. An outstanding Chianti.
2014 Tenuta di Trinoro Le Cupole
94+ points - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: "Andrea Franchetti's 2014 Tenuta di Trinoro represents the vintner's definitive shift to a more elegant and focused style of winemaking. This wine was once celebrated for its super ripe aromas and sweet, jammy flavors. But this cool vintage hammers ... read more.
2011 Tolaini Picconero
93 points - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: "A blend of 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc, the 2011 Picconero Tenuta Montebello is a distinguished and important wine. I've been noticing how well Cabernet Franc performs at this Tuscan estate. You get a good sense of this here (and especially ... read more.
2016 Cantina Andriano Pinot Grigio Alto Adige DOC
Pinot Grigio is to a summer patio as Alto Adige is to white wine - namely, they are made for one another. This PG offers inviting peach, pear, cantaloupe and floral notes on the nose. The palate is medium bodied, refined, round, fresh and crisp with ripe apple and pear, and a refreshing finish. Ideal ... read more.
2015 Cantina Rauscedo Pinot Grigio Fruili
It is a white wine of character which comes from the Friulano autochthonous grape variety. It is characterised by scents of white peach and a taste of bitter almond. It has shades of golden yellow typical of ripe grapes. It goes well with local specialities, such as Montasio cheese and San Daniele ham.
2014 La Fortuna Rosso Di Montalcino
Rosso di Montalcino too often sits in the shadow of its much bigger brother, Brunello. But some estates put nearly the care and expense into their Rosso as their big guns, and La Fortuna is clearly an example of this sort of winemaking. Intense in terms of fruit, but showing off admirable acidity, this ... read more.
2014 Bibi Graetz Soffocone Di Vincigliata Igt Toscano
The sight, the wine has a Ruby red color, full and bright. The nose shows hints of cherry and raspberry, with hints of tobacco. On the palate, powerful and elegant at the same time. Great freshness and tannins well blended. Harmonic and persistent. Combinations. Toscana Rosso IGT "Soffocone di Vincigliata" ... read more.
2013 Bibi Graetz Testamatta Igt Toscano Rosso
93+ points - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: "Bibi Graetz applies his unique winemaking philosophy to a can-do-no-wrong vintage. The 2013 Testamatta (100% Sangiovese) opens to a deep and dark ruby color and smoky aromas of cigar ash, crushed stone, licorice, grilled herb and dried cassis. Make ... read more.
2012 Tolaini Valdisanti
Youthful, rich dark fruit, berry and cassis aromas meld with notable French oak spice. On the palate, Valdisanti is full-bodied with deep but reserved fruit flavors framed by rich oak. The excellent balance of fruit intensity with fine tannins indicates a cellar worthy wine. Note: Some sediment may occur ... read more.
2013 Novaia Valpolicella DOC Classico Superiore “I Cantoni”
Deep ruby red wine. Clear and intense perfume with hints of red berries, together with spices and notes recalling dried grapes. Good alcoholic content, medium-low acidity, medium tannic features and good roundness. A wine with body and structure, flavour some, persistent and good balance.
2014 Novaia Valpolicella Ripasso DOC Classico Superiore
Deep ruby colour. Intense, clean perfume with hints of spices in the nose and a definite note evoking the double fermentation on the Amarone pomaces (ripasso technique).In the palate it has good alcohol, medium-low acidity, developed tannins. Full body and texture, savoury, persistent, nicely harmonious.
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