Italian Red

Sella & Mosca Terre Rare Reserva Carignano 2010
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 Top 100 Best Buys of 2015, Rank #1 "This elegantly structured wine opens with aromas of black plum, mocha, Mediterranean herbs and a hint of scorched earth. The round, enveloping palate doles out ripe black cherry, blackberry, cinnamon and white pepper, while firm, silky tannins
Item Number: 19320
Case: $167.40

Roscato Rosso Dolce
"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
Case: $107.40

Vallana Gattinara Nebbiolo 2006
Wine Enthusiast 95 # 24 Top 100 2015 "Alpine herb, underbrush, pressed rose petal, dried berry and a balsamic note are some of the aromas you’ll find in this elegant Nebbiolo. It’s still remarkably youthful, with bright red cherry, fresh raspberry, clove, white pepper and mineral flavors accented
Item Number: 19257
Case: $323.40

Tenuta di Sesta Brunello di Montalcino 2010
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95  Wonderful perfumes to this wine with hints of hot stone, blackberry, orange peel and nectarine on the nose. Full body, with a beautiful concentration of fruit and compacted tannins. The texture is every so silky and fine. It goes on for minutes. A beauty. Hot stone character at
Item Number: 18985
Case: $311.40

Fattoria del Cerro 'Manero' Rosso de Toscana 2013
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Aromas of flowers, lemon rind and dried cherries follow through to a full body, soft tannins and a savory finish. Really delicious. Drink or hold."  "Manero has very concentrated and deep ruby color. Intense aromas with touches of wild berries, hints of spices and vanilla
Item Number: 19111
Case: $119.40

Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino 2010
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97 "Andrea Cortonesi's 2010 Brunello di Montalcino struts its stuff from the very start. This is a Brunello of profound beauty, intensity and complexity. At this young stage in the wine's life you get a generous dose of primary fruit focused on cherry and blackberry. You also get
Item Number: 19917

Fratelli Saraceni 'Libero' Chianti 2012
" 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
Case: $167.40

La Poderina Brunello di Montalcino 2010
94  Antonio Galloni 
James Suckling 94 "A gorgeous red with dark berry and blueberry character and violet character. Full body, integrated tannins with dark chocolate, fine tannins and a delicious finish. Lots of everything here and very balanced. Formally La Poderina. Drink in 2015."~J.S.  Antonio Galloni 94 "La
Item Number: 18097
Case: $197.70

Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2012
"Intense ruby red colour with violet nuances; intense, characteristic bouquet of the primary grape aromas; fruity component, full-bodied and robust, well-balanced with tannin and oak features." ~Winery notes
Item Number: 18710
Case: $131.40

Frescobaldi 'Castelgiocondo' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "Aromas of warm stones, dark fruits and walnuts follow to a full body, soft tannins and a savory finish. This shows ripe fruit and salty undertones that give the red a wonderful juiciness. It dense and tight now but will give so much pleasure in the future. Best ever from here.
Item Number: 18134
Case: $293.70

Castello Di Ama Gran Selezione Chianti Classico 2010
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95  WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 6 Highly Recommended "Offers a combination of power and elegance, with a racy feel. Notes of wild cherry, strawberry and rose, with leafy, woodsy flavors, permeate this driving red. The finish is long, but this needs time to shed the tannins. Well-defined
Item Number: 17116
Case: $479.40

Fratelli Saraceni 'Libero' Toscana IGT 2010
" 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
Case: $203.40

Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico 2010
96  Decanter 
Decanter 96 "Gloriously dark and twisted, like an italian folklore tale. Stubborn, defiant Sangiovese: giant's arms of tannins cross protectively over fine fruit. Has an eerie note of dust, that I love but rarely now find in Chianti, hanging like cobwebs. Spellbinding. Drink 2015-2030."  "This
Item Number: 19297

Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2014
" 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
Case: $95.40

Di Majo Norante 'Ramitello' Biferno Rosso 2011
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
Case: $167.40

Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2010
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "So much dried lemon and orange peel character here. Wet leaf, wet earth, stone and lightly smoked meat. Full body, integrated tannins and a savory and tangy finish. Fleshy and yummy. Fabulous deal here."~JS  Wine Spectator 93 "Cigar box and leather aromas are balanced by
Item Number: 18995
Case: $359.40

La Lecciaia 'Vigna Manapetra' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
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
Case: $359.40

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
Case: $503.40

Mocali Brunello di Montalcino 2010
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 "The mix of cherry, strawberry, eucalyptus and juniper flavors is focused, building to an excellent finish. This is well structured and lingers on the earth- and mineral-laden finish. Best from 2019 through 2035. 4,150 cases made.—B.S."  Vinous Media 90 "Mocali's 2010 Brunello
Item Number: 18964

Cavallotto 'Bricco Boschis' Barolo 2010
98  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Advocate 96 "The 2010 Barolo Bricco Boschis is the flagship wine from this historic estate in Castiglione Falletto. The personality here is dark and brooding with savory aromas of cured meat and smoked bacon in a leading role. The intensity is bright and vibrant and the longer you contemplate
Item Number: 17082

Marco & Vittorio Adriano Barbaresco Basarin 2010
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Spectator 92 The cherry and plum flavors are matched by savory, licorice and mineral notes in this taut, sinewy version. Dense and concentrated, with lively acidity and energy on the finish. Presents a fine aftertaste of fruit, spice and mineral. Best from 2017 through 2028.  Wine Enthusiast
Item Number: 17031
Case: $275.40

Villa Pozzi Nero d'Avola 2013
87  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 87"An accessible crowd-pleaser, with round tannins and juicy acidity balancing the ripe black cherry, licorice string, tea leaf and smoky bacon fat notes. Drink now through 2017." –AN
Item Number: 9165
Case: $77.40

Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco 2011
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Marked by ripe cherry, strawberry, floral and tar flavors, this red is graceful and detailed, with the fruit intensity persisting on the finish. This is well-integrated, and just needs time for the tannins to soften. Excellent length. Best from 2018 through 2030. 2,333 cases
Item Number: 18685
Case: $299.40

San Felice 'Gran Selezione' Il Grigio Chianti Classico 2010
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Extremely full and generous, the 2010 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione is a seductive wine with the bold intensity and layering of a super Tuscan. Instead of international grapes, this Sangiovese-based wine is enhanced by 20% Abrusco, Pugnitello, Malvasia Nera, Ciliegiolo and
Item Number: 17114
Case: $33.95

Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2010
"Bright ruby color, with purple hues, the aromas project ripe red berry, including strawberry and raspberry jam. In the mouth, coffee, spices and herbs, including an aroma of violets, plummy fruit flavours and aristocratic oak overtone. Full, round, fruit forward, consumer friendly taste profile.
Item Number: 6731
Case: $143.40