Italian Red

Tolaini 'Al Passo' IGT 2009
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93+"PierLuigi Tolaini and his team blend Sangiovese and Merlot to make the 2009 Al Passo. This is a ripe and delicate red that very successfully strives for that difficult equilibrium between power and elegance. Small berry fruit, moist earth and dried violets open the bouquet. The
Item Number: 14774
Bottle: $19.85
Case: $238.20

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
Bottle: $8.95
Case: $107.40

La Lecciaia 'Riserva' Brunello di Montalcino 2007
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95"A wonderful wine with vibrant fruit and acidity with hints of toasted oak, leather, chocolate and plum character. Full and silky with a pretty finish. Drink or hold."
Item Number: 14203
Bottle: $27.95
Case: $335.40

Tommasi 'Poggio al Tufo' Rompicollo 2011
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Presents a whiff of blackberry, bacon and ink, followed by dark berry, black pepper and spice notes. Rich and supple. Sangioveseand Cabernet Sauvignon."Stephen Tanzer 90"This Super-Tuscan boasts earth and toast aromas, with plenty of currant, strawberry and black cherry
Item Number: 3153
Bottle: $11.95
Case: $143.40

Collina dei Lecci Brunello di Montalcino 2007
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"Mushroom and underbrush aromas signal this cherry- and berry-filled red. Sleek and linear, tightening up as the firm tannins emerge on the long finish. Should come together with time. Best from 2015 through 2027. 1,000 cases made." –BS
Item Number: 15192
Bottle: $22.95
Case: $275.40

Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2013
" 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: $8.95
Case: $107.40

Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco 2009
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"Bright cherry, strawberry, floral, licorice and herbal aromas and flavors highlight this fragrant, elegant red. Silky and pure, with fine, ripe tannins for support."Wine Advocate 92"The 2009 Barbaresco shows personality and good cheer with a good dose of dried fruit and
Item Number: 15298
Bottle: $25.95
Case: $311.40

Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2011
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"This is a soft and fruity red with dried berries and hints of fruit cake. Full body, ripe tannins and a delicious finish. An opulent and pleasing wine. Drink now."~JS
Item Number: 1590
Bottle: $10.95
Case: $131.40

Dei 'Vino Nobile' Montepulciano 2010
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94WE TOP 100 2013 Cellar Selections Rank 38"This savory wine has earthy and fruity fragrances of underbrush, spice and plum. The palate delivers a lush dark cherry flavor, accented by white pepper, cinnamon and licorice spice. With its fresh acidity and firm but elegant tannins,
Item Number: 14849
Bottle: $19.95
Case: $239.40

Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico 2010
95  Decanter 
Decanter 95"Very immediate on the nose, with ripe summer fruit and hints of powder puff and potpourri. Very young and intense but still a little unsettled on the palate, with some traditional oak aromas still to be assimilated, intriguing complexity and great potential."James Suckling 92
Item Number: 15272
Bottle: $16.95
Case: $203.40

La Lecciaia 'Vigna Manapetra' Brunello di Montalcino 2007
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93"A vineyard-designated Brunello with sharp clarity and purity. Sangiovese aromas of wild berry, earth, pressed blue flower and forest floor. Lively and direct on the palate, with integrated acidity and firm structure."James Suckling 92"Very ripe fruit on the nose verging on
Item Number: 14312
Bottle: $27.95

Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere 2010
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90"The 2010 Le Sughere di Frassinello bursts from the glass with an exciting melange of sweet red cherries, herbs, licorice and tobacco. It shows lovely mid-palate depth in a medium-bodied, sleek style supported by firm yet well-integrated tannins. The 2010 fleshes out nicely on the
Item Number: 13485
Bottle: $14.95
Case: $179.40

Talenti Rosso di Montalcino 2011
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"A dense, structured Rosso, boasting cherry, strawberry, wild herb and subtle licorice flavors. Balanced, with dusty tannins. Should develop with time."
Item Number: 15535
Bottle: $16.95
Case: $203.40

La Serena Brunello di Montalcino 2007
97  James Suckling 
Robert Parker 94+"The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino is beautiful. A large-scaled, opulent wine, the 2007 captures the personality of the vintage while retaining fabulous balance and proportion. Layers of dark fruit, mocha, spices and new leather build effortlessly to the huge, palate staining
Item Number: 11486
Bottle: $44.95

Moccagatta 'Bric Balin' Barbaresco 2010
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94+"The 2010 Barbaresco Bric Balin is my favorite wine of the year. It’s a full-throttle Barbaresco with full servings of black fruit, spice, leather, tar, tobacco and licorice. The wine oozes darkness and richness, but then surprises you with a playful touch of sweet cherry on the
Item Number: 14679
Bottle: $39.95
Case: $479.40

Mastroberardino 'Radici' Taurasi Riserva 2006
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94WS TOP 100 2013 Rank 91"Dark and polished, with fine tannins framing the complex mix of game, cherry reduction, cassis and mineral notes. Concentrated, delivering a long finish of tangy fruit and tar."
Item Number: 15129
Bottle: $64.95

Pecchenino San Luigi Dolcetto di Dogliani 2012
91  Antonio Galloni 
Antonio Galloni 91"The 2012 Dogliani San Luigi is deep, rich, flavorful and beautiful. Dark red cherry, plum, spices, tobacco and menthol all wrap around the palate in an absolutely gorgeous Dolcetto with tons of pure appeal. There is plenty of Dogliani richness, but with less weight than in some
Item Number: 14632
Bottle: $12.25
Case: $147.00

Cavallotto 'Vignolo' Barolo Riserva Nebbiolo 2006
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95-97 "The 2006 Barolo Riserva Vignolo literally sparkles on the palate with layers of brilliant dark red fruit, flowers, mint and spices. It shows striking inner sweetness and perfume, with big yet well-integrated tannins and breathtaking balance. This is a great 2006 Barolo in the
Item Number: 13709
Bottle: $75.95

Colpetrone Sagrantino di Montefalco 2008
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94"This is serious Sagrantino, which can be rustic and hard most times. Crazy aromas of black licorice and dark berries. Full body, with polished and beautiful tannins and a coco powder and black fruit undertone. Fascinating wine. Very stylish."~J.S.Wine Advocate 91"The 2008
Item Number: 14783
Bottle: $20.95
Case: $251.40

Caparzo 'Riserva' Brunello 2007
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96" There's a delicacy to this version, showing a latent structure and a distinctive spiciness surrounding the core flavors of cherry, raspberry, licorice and mineral. Harmonious and persistent, featuring a long finish. A compelling Brunello riserva. Best from 2015 through 2032. 150
Item Number: 14410
Bottle: $69.95
Case: $839.40

San Felice 'IL Grigio' Chianti Classico Reserva 2009
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93+"A pure expression of Sangiovese, the 2009 Chianti Classico Riserva Il Grigio shows the inner warmth and richness that is characteristic of the Castelnuovo Berardenga subzone of the famous Tuscan appellation. Balsam herbs and eucalyptus oil appear at first and slowly give way to
Item Number: 14813
Bottle: $18.95
Case: $227.40

Cascina Luisin Barolo Leon 2007
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96+"Thankfully, those qualities come back in with beautiful style in the 2007 Barolo Leon. The wine shows so much definition, all its aromas come into focus with startling detail. Red berries, licorice, mint, white pepper, pressed violets and spice make for a fabulous bouquet that is
Item Number: 15326
Bottle: $53.95
Case: $647.40

Azelia 'Margheria' Barolo Nebbiolo 2008
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94"The 2008 Barolo Margheria opens with a sweet, inviting bouquet redolent of hard candy, flowers, mint and licorice. Deceptively medium in body, the Margheria packs quite a bit of punch, even if that isn’t totally obvious at the outset. Layers of dark fruit flow through to a
Item Number: 13190
Bottle: $49.95

Piaggia 'Il Sasso' Carmignano Sangiovese 2009
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"The 2009 Carmignano Il Sasso is striking. Freshly cut flowers, red berries, spices and mint are all woven together nicely in this vibrant, perfumed Carmignano. Layers of fruit build to an intense, mineral-laced finish. Il Sasso is mostly Sangiovese, with some Cabernet Sauvignon
Item Number: 12655
Bottle: $23.95
Case: $287.40

Orin Swift Locations 'I-1' Italian Red Wine 2011
"Revealing an attractive color spectrum of crimson and scarlet with a slight magenta band on the rim, the wine explodes with aromas of macerated raspberries, dried lavender, plum tart, and toasty oak accents. The palate is immediately hit with super lush flavors of ripe berries and spice, supported
Item Number: 14806
Bottle: $15.95