Italian Red


Roscato Rosso Dolce
(123)
"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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La Lecciaia 'Vigna Manapetra' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
(2)
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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Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2015
(37)
" 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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Francesca Castaldi 'Nina' Vespolina 2014
(4)
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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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2011
(2)
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"The 2011 Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva is a very interesting red wine that is rooted in an authentic sense of typicity and territory. The bouquet is beautifully etched and elegant with wild berries, Sardinian mirto and balsam herb..."
Item Number: 21223
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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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
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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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Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico RSV 2011
(2)
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A fruity, delicious red with sliced-plum and lemon-rind character. Full body with light tannins and a flavorful finish. I like the traditional, honest character here. Drink now."~JS  Wine Spectator 92 "Aromas and flavors of eucalyptus, wild sage and pine mingle with cherry,
Item Number: 17980
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Fratelli Saraceni 'Libero' Chianti 2012
(9)
" Bright ruby red of medium intensity, typical of the traditional Chianti. Rich bouquet of cherries and berries, hints of violet with a long and delicate spice and the refreshing acidity typical of Sangiovese, expertly combined with the softness of Merlot. Delicately fresh and velvety on the palate,
Item Number: 15705
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Paolo Scavino Rocche dell Ann Riserva Barolo 2008
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97+ "The 2008 Barolo Riserva Rocche dell’Annunziata possesses striking inner perfume, beautifully detailed fruit and gorgeous textural elegance. Sweet red berries, flowers and mint are some of the nuances that emerge from this finely sculpted Barolo. Once again, the Rocche is all
Item Number: 16956
Bottle:$136.95
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Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco 2012
(1)
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 93 "A pretty red, boasting floral, strawberry and raspberry flavors, accented by tobacco and underbrush notes. The tannins are firm yet well-integrated, creating a balanced impression. Best from 2017 through 2027."~B.S.  Wine Advocate 93 "Most of Produttori del Barbaresco's
Item Number: 20398
Bottle:$26.45
Case: $317.40
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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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Villa Pozzi Nero d'Avola 2014
(9)
"An intense, inky red, the Nero d’Avola seductively reveals a gorgeous perfume of blackberry liqueur, white flowers, vanilla, and a hint of figs delivered in a leather basket. On the palate, this wine is opulent, full-bodied, and viscous, with a great intensity, superb purity, and a layered,
Item Number: 9165
Bottle:$6.45
Case: $77.40
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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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Gran Passione Veneto Rosso
(7)
" 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 La Lecciaia 'Riserva' Brunello di Montalcino 2009
(2)
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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Fratelli Saraceni 'Libero' Toscana IGT 2010
(12)
" Intense ruby red, with aromas of ripe red berry fruit, black cherry, hints of cacao, sweet spices. On the palate it is full-bodied and vigorous, rich fruit and spice with its classic refreshing acidity. Persistent and perfectly balanced, this wine has impeccable style both in structure and round
Item Number: 15715
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Fattoria del Cerro 'Manero' Rosso de Toscana 2014
(12)
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90“Lots of nice fresh fruit with strawberry and lemon aromas and flavors. Medium to light body. Clean finish. Drink now.” –J.S.
Item Number: 19111
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Antiche Terre Amarone della Valp 2012
(2)
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"A charming, accessible Amarone, with pure flavors of black cherry coulis and date, plush tannins and layers of baking spice, orange peel and licorice. Drink now through 2025. 1,865 cases made."
Item Number: 19667
Bottle:$20.85
Case: $250.20
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Terre Nere Brunello di Montalcino 2010
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "What an aroma to this red with so much dried-orange-peel and tangerine character. Flowers, too. Full body, fine, chewy tannins and a structured finish. Ashy texture. A contrasting, lively wine. This is tannic for the vintage and needs time to soften. Will come together
Item Number: 20279
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Brancaia 'Tre' Red Blend 2013
(1)
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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G.D. Vajra 'Albe' Barolo 2011
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "A mix of eucalyptus, cherry, leafy and tar aromas and flavors are  allied to a moderately firm structure in this balanced red. The finish is long and walks the line between fresh cherry, spice and earth notes." Best from 2018 through 2032.— B.S "A true Barolo di Barolo, Albe
Item Number: 18940
Bottle:$28.95
Case: $347.40
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Tommasi 'Poggio al Tufo' Rompicollo 2012
(6)
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Dark bright red. Amarone-like opulence on the nose and in the mouth, with a raisiny nuance to the ripe, soft red cherry, sweet spice and herb aromas and flavors. So velvety and opulent I would have tasted it in Veneto had I tasted it blind, but it's so well balanced and smooth that
Item Number: 17659
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Mocali Brunello di Montalcino 2011
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "This lively red exhibits cherry, strawberry, eucalyptus, tobacco and mineral flavors. The firm tannins work in tandem with the bright acidity, leaving a long, refreshing finish that echoes the fruit, earth and savory elements. Best from 2018 through 2028. 2,100 cases imported" 
Item Number: 20586
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Tormaresca Neprica 2013
(4)
"Intense ruby red color with purple highlights; red fruit aromas with notes of wild flowers and earth; medium bodied and quite soft on the palate; balanced with sweet tannins and texture on the finish." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 7348
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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