Wine Advocate 93 "The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Manapetra represents a single-vineyard selection of fruit that is deep, dark and opulent. The wine ages in barrique for eight months and is transferred to large oak casks for an additional 30 months. This expression from the beautiful 2010 vintage
Vinous Media 93 "The 2014 Vespolina Nina is bright and focused throughout, with plenty of lively red stone fruit, cherry pit, mint, tobacco and mountain herb nuances. Aromatic and beautifully delineated, the 2014 is a drop-dead gorgeous entry-level offering from Francesca Castaldi." ~ AG About
Wine Advocate 91"The 2011 Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva is a very interesting red wine that is rooted in an authentic sense of typicity and territory. The bouquet is beautifully etched and elegant with wild berries, Sardinian mirto and balsam herb..."
Antonio Galloni 92 "Le Ragose's Amarone della Valpolicella is quite pretty. Plum and black cherry notes meld into freshly cut flowers, cloves and licorice. Firm yet nicely integrated tannins provide the framework in an attractive, deceptively mid-weight Amarone that should drink well for a number
James Suckling 93 "A fruity, delicious red with sliced-plum and lemon-rind character. Full body with light tannins and a flavorful finish. I like the traditional, honest character here. Drink now."~JS Wine Spectator 92 "Aromas and flavors of eucalyptus, wild sage and pine mingle with cherry,
Wine Advocate 97+ "The 2008 Barolo Riserva Rocche dell’Annunziata possesses striking inner perfume, beautifully detailed fruit and gorgeous textural elegance. Sweet red berries, flowers and mint are some of the nuances that emerge from this finely sculpted Barolo. Once again, the Rocche is all
James Suckling 92 "A delicious and velvety-textured red with chili, spice, dried fruit and cedar aromas and flavors. Full body. Flavorful finish. Balanced. One of my favorite Vino Nobiles. Drink now." Wine Spectator 90 "Violet aromas and black currant flavors make this red distinctive. Supple,
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
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
Wine Advocate 98 "The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is a dark, brooding and powerful wine. It shows immediate richness and evident complexity with spice, tobacco, cured meat and dried blackberry or plum. This a gorgeous wine that is only at the beginning of a long aging evolution. This wine
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."
James Suckling 95 "What an aroma to this red with so much dried-orange-peel and tangerine character. Flowers, too. Full body, fine, chewy tannins and a structured finish. Ashy texture. A contrasting, lively wine. This is tannic for the vintage and needs time to soften. Will come together
Wine Spectator 95 Floral, strawberry, cherry, spice and woodsy aromas and flavors are the hallmarks of this elegant, juicy and harmonious red, with a solid structure and a terrific aftertaste of berry, mineral and spice. Complex and resonant. Best from 2019 through 2035. Wine Advocate 91 Aged
James Suckling 95 "There's a lot of grip to this red, with earth, cherry and tobacco flavors. Leans toward the tannins in the balance but remains vibrant and long. Pair with a hearty ragù or salumi." Wine Advocate 92 "The 2012 vintage was less problematic in the Castelnuovo Berardenga sub zone
Wine Spectator 93 "A mix of eucalyptus, cherry, leafy and tar aromas and flavors are allied to a moderately firm structure in this balanced red. The finish is long and walks the line between fresh cherry, spice and earth notes." Best from 2018 through 2032.— B.S "A true Barolo di Barolo, Albe
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
Vinous Media 93 "Dark bright red. Amarone-like opulence on the nose and in the mouth, with a raisiny nuance to the ripe, soft red cherry, sweet spice and herb aromas and flavors. So velvety and opulent I would have tasted it in Veneto had I tasted it blind, but it's so well balanced and smooth that
Wine Spectator 93 "This lively red exhibits cherry, strawberry, eucalyptus, tobacco and mineral flavors. The firm tannins work in tandem with the bright acidity, leaving a long, refreshing finish that echoes the fruit, earth and savory elements. Best from 2018 through 2028. 2,100 cases imported"
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Dark berry, underbrush and tobacco aromas lead the nose of this vibrant, structured wine while the palate doles out black cherry, fresh raspberry, licorice and clove. Fresh acidity and supple tannins balance the juicy flavors." James Suckling 92 "A super refined wine with
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
Wine Spectator 94 "A mouthwatering red, with a sense of finesse to the integrated layers of juicy baked cherry and plum fruit, fig paste, wild herb and tarry mineral, all set on a refined and supple tannic frame. Complex and long, this harmonious red is hard to stop sipping but should do well in