Italian Red


Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2015
(53)
" 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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Roscato Rosso Dolce
(150)
"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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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
Bottle:$88.95
Case: $533.70
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Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Gold' Chianti Classico Reserva 2011
(3)
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 "Lots of dried berry, orange peel and ginger aromas follow through to a full body with chewy tannins. Tangy finish. Rich and delicious. Drink now."  Wine Spectator 90 "A complex red, evoking cherry, strawberry, tobacco, tar and underbrush aromas and flavors. Harmonious and
Item Number: 22183
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Antiche Terre Amarone della Valp 2012
(5)
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:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2012
(3)
"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
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Fattoria Lavacchio Chianti Rufina 'Cedro' 2011
(3)
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
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Rodano Chianti Classico 2012
(4)
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
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Luigi Pira 'Serralunga' Barolo Nebbiolo 2012
(2)
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Dense and complex, with a saline edge to the cherry, licorice, tar and underbrush flavors. The tannins are dense, mouthcoating and dusty, yet feel ripe. The lasting impression is of sweet fruit. Best from 2020 through 2034. 1,416 cases made. –BS"  Wine Information: Production
Item Number: 23289
Bottle:$28.95
Case: $347.40
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Le Ragose 'Amarone' della Valpolicella 2007
(1)
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
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Fratelli Saraceni 'Libero' Chianti 2012
(11)
" 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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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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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
Bottle:$65.95
Case: $791.40
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Casanova di Neri 'White Label' Brunello di Montalcino 2011
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Giacomo Neri has produced a very approachable wine in this warm vintage. The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino is plump and juicy with loads of dark fruit and mild spice at the back. It doesn't have the depth or complexity of the gorgeous 2010 vintage, but the wine does a very good job
Item Number: 21125
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $599.40
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Gran Passione Veneto Rosso 2015
(11)
" 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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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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Brancaia 'Tre' Red Blend 2013
(3)
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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Azienda Agricola 'COS' Pithos Rosso 2014
(1)
95  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 95 "Radiant and earthy, this blend of Frappato and Nero d’Avola boast enticing scents suggesting dark-skinned berry, leather, sunbaked earth, sea breeze and a floral note. The creamy, succulent palate doles out juicy black cherry, black raspberry, white pepper and aromatic herb
Item Number: 22848
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $149.70
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Villa Pillo 'Borgoforte' Red 2013
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"This boasts black currant, olive and tobacco flavors, with cherry and iron notes coming in as this firms up on the finish. Drink now through 2020."
Item Number: 21226
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2013
(2)
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
Bottle:$9.45
Case: $113.40
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Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2012
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Vibrant and harmonious, offering floral, strawberry, cherry and spice flavors allied to a delicate frame. Lingers with fruit and mineral notes on the finish. Drink now through 2020. 5,000 cases made."  Each Volpaia Vineyard is harvested separately. Our Chinati Classico Reserva
Item Number: 22711
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014
(1)
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 "A rich and beautiful red with lots of berry fruit plus hints of chocolate and vanilla, yet there's a freshness and edge to this wine that keeps it lively and delicious. One of the best Italian wines for the money."  "Intense ruby red color with violet nuances; intense,
Item Number: 23656
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2011
(1)
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 don't
Item Number: 21070
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Poggio Scalette Il Carbonaione 2013
97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "Wow. The mouthfeel, depth and length to this red is really phenomenal. Full body, ultra-fine tannins. Blueberry, blackberry and chocolate character. Goes on for minutes. The composure and substance to this wine is amazing. This is the best ever Il Carbonaione. Will improve for
Item Number: 22451
Bottle:$45.99
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Monte Antico Rosso 2012
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91  "This is one of the best value Italian reds on the market. Medium to full body with dried cherry, milk chocolate and light chili aromas and flavors. Long and delicious. Caressing mouthfeel. Bright acidity. A blend of sangiovese, merlot and cabernet sauvignon. Drink now. Screw
Item Number: 23155
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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