Italian Red


Roscato Rosso Dolce
(119)
"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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Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2015
(35)
" 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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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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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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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2011
(2)
"Initially dark, ruby red, during maturation it loses intensity and takes on a warmer tone. Mesmerizing scent, redolent of violets. Warm, dry, and harmonious with plumy fruit flavors and an aristocratic oak overtone."~ winery notes
Item Number: 21223
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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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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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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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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Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico RSV 2011
(1)
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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Castello Banfi Excelsus 2009
(3)
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
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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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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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Fratelli Saraceni 'Libero' Chianti 2012
(7)
" 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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Clerico 'Aeroplan Servaj' Barolo 2010
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97 "The 2010 Barolo Aeroplan Servaj is a wine of celestial aspiration. It soars in beauty and intensity, imparting delicate aromas of wild berry, blue flower and balsam herb as it makes its steady ascent. It shows the best of Serralunga d'Alba. The quality of fruit is tonic and
Item Number: 20158
Bottle:$99.95
Case: $599.70
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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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Il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana 2011
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A red with attractive currant, blueberry and spice character on the nose and palate. Full body, very silky and polished tannins and a ripe and rich finish. Shows the ripeness of the vintage. Yet this remains fresh and bright. A Bordeaux blend with a touch of Sangiovese. Drink or
Item Number: 21726
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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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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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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Aurelio Settimo Barolo 2010
95  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Advocate 94 The 2010 Barolo is a very nice surprise with some sweet almond (just a touch) next to traditional aromas. It is very satisfying, with pretty, dusty tannins, and showing big intensity. This is a real treat with some youthful sourness that needs to blow off with time. It is dusty,
Item Number: 21014
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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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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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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Dei 'Vino Nobile' Montepulciano 2012
(2)
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A delicious and velvety-textured red with chili, spice, dried fruit and cedar aromas and flavors. Full body. Flavorful finish. Balanced. One of my favorite Vino Nobiles. Drink now."  Wine Spectator 90 "Violet aromas and black currant flavors make this red distinctive. Supple,
Item Number: 20249
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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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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