Italy


Primo Amore Moscato
(305)
"Primo Amore, or first love expreses the joy of discovery experienced when a wine drinker first encounters the sweetness amd enticing fragrance of the delicate wine.  Moscato wine (sometimes spelled as Muscato), comes from the Muscat grape, which is a sweet, white grape and from it we get
Item Number: 10305
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Fratelli Saraceni 'Blumond' 'Diamante Blu' Prosecco
(142)
" A Unique Product... for Your Luxury Moments. An unmistakable taste and a gentle perlage...for a unique experience. Proud to present Blumond, the Italian Blue Sparkling wine made from Prosecco grapes with an added flavor of fresh and sweet peach. Is a velvety and seductive sparkling wine
Item Number: 15004
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Roscato Rosso Dolce
(116)
"Northern Italy provides a spectacular backdrop for Roscato, a violet-hued red with aromatic notes of cherry, blackberry and red raspberry. A touch of sweetness and bright acidity underlies the appeal of this charming wine. "~ Winery Notes  "Roscato Rosso Dolce is a blush wine produced in the
Item Number: 10563
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio 2014
(3)
" This dry white wine is pale straw-yellow in color. The clean, intense aroma and dry flavor with pleasant golden apple aftertaste make Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio a wine of great character and versatility. " ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 18742
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Di Majo Norante 'Ramitello' Biferno Rosso 2011
(13)
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 74 "The up-front mulberry and plum fruit is ripe and fleshy in this balanced red, with polished tannins. Notes of licorice string, graphite, tarry smoke and grilled mushroom push through midpalate and on the finish. Drink now through 2021."  Natalie MacLean
Item Number: 17707
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Gold' Chianti Classico Reserva 2010
(3)
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "A soft silky red with berry and spice character plus hints of violets and lavander. Full and powerful, super -intetgrated tannins and a long, long finish. Dink or hold."  Wine Spectator 91 “The firm structure sets the stage for cherry, plum, tobacco and spice flavors in this
Item Number: 18301
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Castello Banfi Excelsus 2009
(2)
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Aromas and flavors of prunes, fresh herbs and tobacco follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins and milk chocolate and fruit aftertaste. Made from 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon."  Wine Spectator 90 "Herbal notes of thyme and tomato match up with black cherry
Item Number: 20913
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $215.70
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Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2015
(33)
" Pleasantly sweet, Adesso’s berry aromas and flavors are impossible to resist. Low in alcohol, Adesso is a fun and easy to drink red wine for those who prefer their wines “off dry”. Nobody knows where the name "Cagnina" (ca-nee-na) comes from but it is known that the wine has been made only in the
Item Number: 3077
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Paolo Conterno 'Riva del Bric' Barolo 2011
(1)
97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "This is fabulous Barolo with burnt orange, blackberry, meat, earth, and fresh herb. Full-bodied, round and velvety. So flavorful and crazy. Drink now. Why wait? But it will age wonderfully."  Wine Spectator 92 "A fluid, spicy version, with cherry, strawberry, licorice, black
Item Number: 20200
Bottle:$36.95
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La Lecciaia 'Vigna Manapetra' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
(1)
93  Antonio Galloni 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Manapetra represents a single-vineyard selection of fruit that is deep, dark and opulent. The wine ages in barrique for eight months and is transferred to large oak casks for an additional 30 months. This expression from the beautiful 2010 vintage
Item Number: 18481
Bottle:$32.95
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Francesca Castaldi 'Nina' Vespolina 2014
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "The 2014 Vespolina Nina is bright and focused throughout, with plenty of lively red stone fruit, cherry pit, mint, tobacco and mountain herb nuances. Aromatic and beautifully delineated, the 2014 is a drop-dead gorgeous entry-level offering from Francesca Castaldi." ~ AG  About
Item Number: 21599
Bottle:$17.95
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Giacomo Mori 'Chianti' Sangiovese 2013
(2)
92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "Giacomo Mori's 2013 Chianti is one of the best wines readers will find in its price range. The 2013 is especially dark, with notable richness and density, but there is also more than enough aromatic nuance and freshness to give the wine verve. Black cherry, hard candy, pomegranate,
Item Number: 20283
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2013
(2)
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"A ripe and round textured red with plum, blueberry, cedar and chocolate aromas and flavors. Full body, lots of fruit and a delicious finish. One of the best values from Italy."~JS
Item Number: 20453
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Sette Ponti Crognolo 2013
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "Lots of currants, blueberries, vanilla and floral character on the nose and palate. Full body, fine tannins and a fresh finish. Edgy contract of acidity, ripe fruit and wood. Stylish, savory and delicious. A blend of sangiovese and merlot; One of the best values amongst Super
Item Number: 20039
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $143.70
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Colpetrone Sagrantino di Montefalco 2009
(3)
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Lots of chocolate, hazelnut and dried berry on the nose. Full-bodied, tangy and chewy but there’s a bright, fruity finish. I like the chewy austerity to this. Polished sagrantino. Drink or hold"~J.S.   Wine Spectator 90 "Richly smoky and aromatic, with fig bread and prune
Item Number: 19765
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Fratelli Saraceni 'Splendia' NV
(9)
" Splendia... strawberry passion for your special moments. Splendia is an Italian sweet sparkling wine made from Merlot grapes and an added hint of natural aroma of strawberry. Are you looking for a light, delicate and fruity alternative to usual's sparkling wines? Look no farther than Splendia.
Item Number: 15050
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Le Ragose 'Amarone' della Valpolicella 2006
92  Antonio Galloni 
Antonio Galloni 92 "Le Ragose's Amarone della Valpolicella is quite pretty. Plum and black cherry notes meld into freshly cut flowers, cloves and licorice. Firm yet nicely integrated tannins provide the framework in an attractive, deceptively mid-weight Amarone that should drink well for a number
Item Number: 15973
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Fratelli Saraceni 'Volare' Sparkling Pinot Grigio
(6)
" Possibly the jewel in the crown of our range, Volare Pinot Grigio is a rich, fruity, full bodied style, and will sit fantastically well with light meats, seafood, cheese, as a chic aperitif or even as a “toast” style drink. In its elegant bottle it makes also an ideal & glamour gift. We're really
Item Number: 21560
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Feudo di Santa Croce 'LXXIV' Primitivo di Manduria 2010
(5)
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 69 " A burly, brambly red, underscored by tarry smoke and underbrush notes, offering flavors of blackberry coulis, herb-marinated black olive, grilled mushroom and ground spice. This shows muscle that recommends it to short-term cellaring, made accessible by
Item Number: 18344
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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Uccelliera 'Riserva' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
98  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 98 "The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is a dark, brooding and powerful wine. It shows immediate richness and evident complexity with spice, tobacco, cured meat and dried blackberry or plum. This a gorgeous wine that is only at the beginning of a long aging evolution. This wine
Item Number: 20874
Bottle:$128.95
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Muri Gries Lagrein Rosato 2015
(1)
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "Bright pink-red. Aromas and flavors of rose, violet, licorice, flint and red cherry are juicy, fresh and meaty. Big, solid Rosato showcasing just how suited Lagrein is to making Rosato wines ("Kretzer" on the label is the German word for Rosato)."~Ian D'Agata  "The ancient
Item Number: 21441
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Gran Passione Veneto Rosso
(5)
" 60% Merlot, 40% Corvina Gran Passione Veneto Rosso is made by the time-honored tradition of drying grapes before fermentation, the appassimento technique, the same way Amarone is produced. Using some of the same grape varieties as Amarone, this wine is similarly intense and full-bodied, displaying
Item Number: 18291
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Fattoria del Cerro 'Manero' Rosso de Toscana 2014
(12)
Winery Notes"The color is an intense ruby red. The bouquet shows wild berry, spices and soft notes of vanilla. The palate is dense and round with decisive flavor finishing with excellent persistence."
Item Number: 19111
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Fattoria La Lecciaia 'Riserva' Brunello di Montalcino 2009
(1)
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 Floral, strawberry, cherry, spice and woodsy aromas and flavors are the hallmarks of this elegant, juicy and harmonious red, with a solid structure and a terrific aftertaste of berry, mineral and spice. Complex and resonant. Best from 2019 through 2035.  Wine Advocate 91 Aged
Item Number: 19480
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Brancaia 'Tre' Red Blend 2013
95  Decanter 
James Suckling 93 "Aromas of strawberry and berry character on nose. Full body, ultra-soft tannins and a silky finish. A beautiful and delicious wine."  Decanter 95 "Mainly Sangiovese (80%), with Cabernet and Merlot making up the blend, this is a great red made from grapes harvested in Chianti
Item Number: 19328
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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