Italian Red


Tenuta di Trinoro 'Le Cupole' Rosso Toscana 2014
(1)
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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Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Gold' Chianti Classico Reserva 2011
(4)
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
(7)
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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Luigi Pira 'Serralunga' Barolo Nebbiolo 2012
(5)
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
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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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Tolaini 'Al Passo' IGT 2012
(4)
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92  "The coffee and dried fruit with hints of walnut come through on the palate. Full to medium body, soft tannins. Drink or hold." J.S. (11/21/16)  Wine Advocate 89 "This wine always fits the bill if you are looking for a plump, fruit-forward red wine to pair with grilled meat
Item Number: 23694
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Rodano Chianti Classico 2012
(5)
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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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2012
(6)
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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Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014
(3)
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 Sangiovese 2014
(2)
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 "A bright and fruity red with sliced dark cherries and lemons. Full body, lovely fruit and a clean and fresh finish. Fun and flavorful sangiovese. Screw cap."  " Intense ruby red color with notes of violet. The bouquet is intense, fruity and spicy with notes of mature
Item Number: 20434
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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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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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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Feudo di Santa Croce 'LXXIV' Primitivo di Manduria 2010
(6)
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 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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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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Di Majo Norante 'Ramitello' Biferno Rosso 2012
(2)
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Ramitello has enjoyed its own cult following over the years. The 2012 Molise Rosso Ramitello (a blend of Montepulciano and Aglianico) is a delicious expression with a balanced approach that puts just as much emphasis on intensity as it does elegance. The bouquet reveals dark fruit
Item Number: 22207
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Macarico 'Macarico' Aglianico 2012
(5)
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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Il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana 2012
(1)
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 19 "A polished, flavorful red, boasting floral, black currant, raspberry and spice flavors. Firm yet harmonious, with the fine aftertaste lingering with fruit, iron, tobacco and tea elements. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Drink
Item Number: 23608
Bottle:$28.95
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San Felice 'Gran Selezione' Il Grigio Chianti Classico 2013
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94+ "The San Felice 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Il Grigio is a delightful wine packed tight with brilliant red fruit intensity and beautiful background notes of pressed violets, licorice, crushed stone, honey and blue flower. It offers everything you should expect of a
Item Number: 23848
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $215.70
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Antinori 'Toscana' Villa Antinori Rosso 2013
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."
Item Number: 23751
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Villa Pillo 'Borgoforte' Red 2013
(2)
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
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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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Bussola Amarone Classico 2010
(1)
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
(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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Renato Corino 'Vigneto Rocche dell'Annunziata' Barolo 2011
(1)
98  James Suckling 
James Suckling 98 "Beautiful aromas of dried fruits and flowers follow through to a full body, with chewy tannins and a long and intense finish. Very powerful and rich. Better in 2018. "  Antonio Galloni 94+ "The 2011 Barolo Rocche dell'Annunziata shows why this site is so highly regarded. Sweet
Item Number: 18655
Bottle:$52.95
Case: $635.40
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