Italian Red


Il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana 2013
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "It's hard not to be smitten with the 2013 Il Fauno di Arcanum. This blend of 55% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Verdot is a rich and lasting Tuscan red that offers ample power and concentration. There are points of greenness here with crushed
Item Number: 24448
Bottle:$25.95
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Villa Pillo 'Borgoforte' Red 2014
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 25"Enticing aromas of violet, black currant and rosemary are accented by licorice and tobacco flavors in this fluid and harmonious red, with fine tannins gracing the long finish. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Drink now through 2022."
Item Number: 24330
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2012
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92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "Bright dark red. Fresh but deep aromas of black cherry, smoked meat, coffee, and old leather. Concentrated, plush and sweet, with rich and round flavors of blackberry and smoked meat. Finishes with big, ripe tannins and lingering notes of fresh black cherry and smoky licorice.
Item Number: 23012
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Fattoria del Cerro Chianti Colli Senesi 2015
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92"The nose here reminds me of Burgundy with dried flowers and red berry aromas. Tight but has beautiful ethereal red fruit and polished, almost inexistent tannins. Beautiful and delicate. Drink now."~J.S.
Item Number: 22825
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014
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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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Tenuta di Trinoro 'Le Cupole' Rosso Toscana 2014
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94  Wine Advocate 
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
Bottle:$25.95
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Le Ragose 'Amarone' della Valpolicella 2007
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Opaque dark ruby. Aromas of red plum, black cherry, sweet spices and milk chocolate. A rich, round, and very well balanced Amarone offering a boatload of red cherry, dark plum, brown spices and milk chocolate flavors that are precise and pure. Finishes very long and creamy.
Item Number: 22871
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Pala Silenzi Rosso 2014
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90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90  Best Buy "A savory blend of 50% Carignano, 20% Sangiovese and 30% Monica, this vibrant red offers aromas of ripe black-skinned fruit, tilled soil, leather, cooking spice, carob and violet. The chewy palate delivers ripe black cherry, juicy blackberry, ground clove and dried
Item Number: 24166
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Marziano Abbona 'Pressenda' Barolo 2010
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96"A wine with beautiful depth of fruit and richness with floral and berry character. Such purity. Full body, with fabulous concentration and balance. It lasts for minutes. One of the big surprises of the vintage. Better in 2018." ~J.S.
Item Number: 25052
Bottle:$35.99
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CapAnna Brunello Di Montalcino 2011
93  James Suckling 
Wine Enthusiast 95 Top 100 "Cellar Selection" Scents of wild berry, fragrant blue flower, tilled soil, new leather and a whiff of Mediterranean herb lead the nose on this fantastic wine. Rich layers of juicy black cherry, fleshy raspberry, cinnamon, licorice and mint weave throughout the palate
Item Number: 21122
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Antiche Terre Amarone della Valp 2012
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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
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Feudo di Santa Croce 'LXXIV' Primitivo di Manduria 2010
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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 2013
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93  James Suckling 
Wine Spectator 91 WS Top 100 2016 Rank 58 Ruby red tending towards garnet. Rich, intense and complex nose with notes of black cherry and spice. Full bodied with rich red berry fruit flavors complimenting a backbone of tannin.  James Suckling 93   "Layered and pretty red with cherry and light
Item Number: 24339
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Guerrieri Gonzaga 'San Leonardo' Red 2010
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95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "San Leonardo was not produced in 2009. The 2010 San Leonardo (Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère and Merlot) is a seamless and polished wine that shows the best of this estate and this vintage. This is a profound and lasting wine with a bouquet that opens to dark fruit tones backed by
Item Number: 24546
Bottle:$48.95
Case: $293.70
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Antinori 'Toscana' Villa Antinori Rosso 2013
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91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 "A silky and delicious red with tile, berry and walnut aromas and flavors. Medium body, firm tannins and a fresh and clean finish. Linear and structured. Affordable quality Super Tuscan."  The Wine Advocate 90 "Here is one of Marchesi Antinori's battleship red wines. The 2013
Item Number: 23751
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Schiavenza Barolo Serralunga 2012
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Elegant and solidly built, with floral, cherry, strawberry and mineral flavors buoyed by vibrant acidity and dense tannins. Stays fresh and persistent, presenting a lingering, mineral-tinged aftertaste. Best from 2019 through 2032. 845 cases made." ~ BS  Sourced from several
Item Number: 24905
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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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
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La Serena Brunello di Montalcino 2012
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96 "Enticing from the first aromas of fresh cherry, violet and spice, this supple red is balanced and expressive. Matches an elegant frame with a firm backbone of tannins and lively acidity. Very persistent on the long, detailed aftertaste. Best from 2020 through 2036. From
Item Number: 24414
Bottle:$45.95
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Renieri Brunello di Montalcino 2011
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94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "A ripe, rich red with dried-berry, blackberry and chocolate aromas and flavors. Full body, round tannins and a savory finish. Excellent line of fresh acidity"  Wine Advocate 93 "Renieri always delivers thickly extracted wines that boast their own distinctive style. The 2011
Item Number: 22087
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Macarico 'Macarico' Aglianico 2012
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2012 Aglianico del Vulture Alto Vulture Macarico is an extremely mineral-driven wine with delineated layers of pencil shaving, brimstone and graphite. The fruit is dark and brooding, recalling dried blackberry, plum and candied figs. There is little sweetness or softness in
Item Number: 20431
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Bussola Amarone Classico 2010
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"A rich red, showing lovely integration of the fine-grained tannins, spicy minerality and flavors of date, mandarin orange peel, dried cherry and espresso. Drink now through 2026."
Item Number: 23657
Bottle:$49.95
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Brancaia 'Tre' Red Blend 2013
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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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Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2013
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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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Camigliano Brunello di Montalcino 2010
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Almost salty in taste, featuring licorice, kirsch, raspberry and tobacco aromas and flavors. Supple in texture, with a light grain to the underlying tannins. Shows fine length, revealing echoes of cherry on the finish. Best from 2017 through 2030. 12,500 cases made."~B.S. 
Item Number: 21080
Bottle:$37.95
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Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino 2012
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "I am always such a big fan of Andrea Cortonesi's work. Like his previous releases, the 2012 Brunello di Montalcino shows an uncanny sense of continuity and consistency with past releases. This steady stylistic focus is one of the best reasons to buy Uccelliera Brunello. The wine
Item Number: 23901
Bottle:$52.95
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