Italian Red


Roscato Rosso Dolce
(125)
"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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Rodano Chianti Classico 2012
(1)
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "There's purity to the cherry, strawberry and earth flavors. Juicy and well-structured, with a firm mesh of tannins. Finishes long and savory. Built to age. Best from 2018 through 2025."  "Fattoria di Rodáno is a top source for classically made, user-friendly and complex
Item Number: 22192
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2015
(40)
" 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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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2011
(3)
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
(3)
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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Antiche Terre Amarone della Valp 2012
(3)
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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Montepeloso 'A Quo' Rosso 2012
(3)
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Intense aromas of lavender and sea rosemary with dark fruits. Full body, firm tannins and a blueberry, lemon-rind and currant character." (45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Montepulciano, and the balance Sangiovese, Marselan and Alicante Bouschet)  Vinous Media 91 "Dark red fruits,
Item Number: 18472
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Fratelli Saraceni 'Libero' Chianti 2012
(10)
" 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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Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico RSV 2011
(4)
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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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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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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La Lecciaia Manapetra Riserva Brunello di Montalcino 2010
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96"Very tight and refined with beautiful spicy, dark fruit and dried mushroom character. Full and savory. Some iodine and salt character. Drink or hold." - J.S. (2/16)
Item Number: 21047
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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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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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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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
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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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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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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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Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2011
94  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 94  "The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino is a terrific wine for the year. Sweet red cherry, plum, tobacco, mint, sweet spices and orange peel are all front and center. This is a gorgeous 2011 Brunello that represents everything the vintage can be; open-knit, accessible and polished. I
Item Number: 21070
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Tenuta dell Ornellaia Ornellaia 2013
96  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 96 "This wine will be released in May 2016. The 2013 Bolgheri Superiore Ornellaia is an integrated and seamless blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Alex Heinz tells me that 2013 was a difficult vintage especially towards the early part of the growing
Item Number: 22050
Bottle:$175.95
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Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva 2012
(1)
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "There's a lot of grip to this red, with earth, cherry and tobacco flavors. Leans toward the tannins in the balance but remains vibrant and long. Pair with a hearty ragù or salumi."  Wine Advocate 92 "The 2012 vintage was less problematic in the Castelnuovo Berardenga sub zone
Item Number: 22005
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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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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Tormaresca Neprica 2013
(5)
"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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