Italian Red

Giacomo Fenocchio Dolcetto d'Alba 2015
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "This is a touch earthy yet concentrated and dense, sporting blackberry, pomegranate and black pepper notes. The finish is fluid, with a lingering essence of graphite. Drink now through 2020. 1,000 cases made.”  Wine Information Produced from 30-year-old vines from one hectare
Item Number: 22798

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: $95.40

Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2015
" 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

Antiche Terre Amarone della Valp 2012
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
Case: $250.20

Antinori Tignanello 2013
97  James Suckling 
Wine Spectator 94 WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 9 " This iconic super Tuscan was one of the early quality leaders in modern Italian wine. By paying close attention to farming practices and the ripeness levels of the grapes at harvest, owner Piero Antinori and winemaker Renzo Cotarella manage the tannins in
Item Number: 22725
Case: $533.70

Fattoria Lavacchio Chianti Rufina 'Cedro' 2011
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "(90% sangiovese, 5% canaiolo nero and 5% colorino): Good bright, full red. High-pitched aromas of tangy red and darker berries and violet are complemented by lower-toned earth and flint notes. Boasts terrific volume and purity for an entry-level Chianti: juicy and fruit-driven,
Item Number: 17091
Case: $179.40

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: $167.40

Tenuta di Trinoro 'Le Cupole' Rosso Toscana 2014
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 WS Top 100 2016 Rank 29 "Alluring scents of ripe cherry, mulberry and fresh herbs complement concentrated flavors of cherry and sweet spice in this red. Offers a backbone of mouthcoating tannins and remains integrated as the finish lingers. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet
Item Number: 23486
Case: $311.40

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: $155.40

Le Ragose 'Amarone' della Valpolicella 2007
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91"Steeped prune, vanilla, resin, exotic spice and crushed blue flower aromas lead the way on this concentrated wine. The rich, dense palate delivers blackberry jam, raisin, licorice and mocha while firm, glossy tannins provide structure." ~K.O.
Item Number: 22871
Case: $395.40

GD Vajra 'Bricco Viole' Barolo 2010
96  Antonio Galloni 
Antonio Galloni 96+ "The 2010 Barolo Bricco delle Viole is going to need quite a bit of time to fully come together. Dark cherries, plums, tobacco and spices burst from the glass in an intense, structured Barolo that hits all the high notes. Next to the Ravera, the Bricco delle Viole is more
Item Number: 17621
Case: $791.40

Gran Passione Veneto Rosso 2015
" 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
Case: $131.40

Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco 2012
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

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
Case: $191.40

Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2012
"Dark, ruby red with a mesmerizing scent, redolent of violets. Warm and dry on the palate with harmonious plumy fruit flavors and an aristocratic oak overtone."~Winery Notes
Item Number: 23012
Case: $119.40

Montepeloso 'A Quo' Rosso 2012
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

San Felice 'IL Grigio' Chianti Classico Riserva 2012
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Beginning to come together, this red exudes cherry, leather, iron and tea flavors, allied to a powerful structure. The finish tips toward the astringent side, but shows length and ample fruit for balance. Best from 2017 through 2024." 21,600 cases made. –BS "28-30°C
Item Number: 22832
Case: $215.40

Feudo di Santa Croce 'LXXIV' Primitivo di Manduria 2010
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
Case: $101.70

Giacomo Fenocchio 'Cannubi' Barolo 2012
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "Wonderful Cannubi with depth, texture and style. Full and harmonized. Superb length and beauty. A joyous wine that shows the class of the vintage and the great vineyard. Drink or hold."  About the Wine: From 0.5 hectares of 40-year-old vines, purchased by Claudio’s father in
Item Number: 21178

Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino 2011
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino shows an impressive level of richness and density that starts with a long succession of black fruit aromas, dried cherry, spice, leather and tobacco. There are evident hints of the warm vintage that become apparent thanks to the blackness of the
Item Number: 21450

Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2013
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The Cantele 2013 Salice Salentino Riserva shows a greater level of depth and finesse compared to many of its peers. The wine is packed tight with blackberry fruit, with Maraschino cherry, plum and prune in abundance. The wine is chewy and rich for sure, but it also provides an
Item Number: 22784
Case: $113.40

Piaggia 'Il Sasso' Sangiovese 2013
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Bright cherry flavors and hint of herbs and spice highlight this focused red. Tobacco and earth notes grace the lingering finish. Needs short-term aging. Best from 2017 through 2023. 1,280 cases made. –BS"  Vinous Media 90 "The 2013 Carmignano Il Sasso is a very pretty,
Item Number: 20379
Case: $275.40

Contini Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva Inu 2012
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Full ruby-red. Deep, complex aromas of black cherry, truffle and clove are complicated by flinty minerals. Very dense but juicy, conveying an impression of brooding energy to its flavors of red cherry, smoky plum and aromatic herb. Still youthfully imploded but displays lovely
Item Number: 23088
Case: $227.40

Villa Pozzi Nero d'Avola 2015
"This ruby-colored red shows an elegant structure on the palate, fresh at the same time thanks to its excellent acid balance; on the nose it’s fruity with typical aromas of cherry." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 9165
Case: $77.40

Le Ragose Valpolicella Classico 2009
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90"High-toned aromas include nail varnish, resin, spicy plum and nutmeg. The concentrated palate delivers ripe blackberry, blueberry extract, clove and a chocolate note alongside smooth tannins. A licorice note signals the close." ~K.O.
Item Number: 19926