Italian Red


Giacomo Fenocchio Dolcetto d'Alba 2015
(7)
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
Bottle:$12.95
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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:$20.85
Case: $250.20
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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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Fattoria Lavacchio Chianti Rufina 'Cedro' 2011
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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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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
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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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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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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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
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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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Montepeloso 'A Quo' Rosso 2012
(4)
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
Bottle:$18.95
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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
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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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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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
Bottle:$42.95
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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
Bottle:$45.95
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Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2013
(1)
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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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
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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Contini Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva Inu 2012
(5)
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
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Le Ragose Valpolicella Classico 2009
(4)
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
Bottle:$16.95
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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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Ruffino Modus 2012
(1)
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "A silky and refined red with currant, berry, mineral and dried flower aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, flavorful and delicious. A blend of sangiovese, cabernet sauvignon and merlot. Drinkable now but better in 2017."  Tasting Panel 90 "Smooth, juicy and dense with lush
Item Number: 18821
Bottle:$20.95
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Domenico Clerico Barolo 2011
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "My memorable visit with Domenico Clerico left me with a lingering sensation of happiness and good cheer that lasted days. First, I was delighted to see the man himself in such high spirits and good shape. Second, the wines we sampled together all showed the impeccable precision
Item Number: 18845
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Colpetrone Sagrantino di Montefalco 2010
(1)
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93"I like the aromas of almonds, dried fruits and mushrooms that follow through to a full body. Lots of shaved-chocolate character too. Long, flavorful finish. A polished sagrantino. Give it a year or two to soften."~J.S.
Item Number: 22229
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Macarico 'Macarico' Aglianico 2012
(3)
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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Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2011
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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Fattoria del Cerro 'Manero' Rosso de Toscana 2014
(12)
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90“Lots of nice fresh fruit with strawberry and lemon aromas and flavors. Medium to light body. Clean finish. Drink now.” –J.S.
Item Number: 19111
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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