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La Colombina Brunello di Montalcino 2010
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 "This rich version is saturated with cherry, plum, spice and earth flavors. The tannins are dense and the vibrant acidity keeps this focused and long. Offers a fine mix of power and finesse, presenting a mineral element on the finish. Best from 2018 through 2035."—B.S.  Wine
Item Number: 17739
Bottle:$32.95
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Brancaia 'Tre' Red Blend 2011
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95  Decanter 
Decanter 95 "Mainly Sangiovese (80%), with Cabernet and Merlot making up the blend, this is a great red made from grapes harvested in Chianti Classico and Maremma. The nose shows prunes, cassis, sweet spice and cedar tones, while the glossy palate boasts red, black and blue berries plus pepper
Item Number: 16486
Bottle:$15.85
Case: $190.20
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Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2011
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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
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Di Majo Norante 'Ramitello' Biferno Rosso 2011
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 74 "The up-front mulberry and plum fruit is ripe and fleshy in this balanced red, with polished tannins. Notes of licorice string, graphite, tarry smoke and grilled mushroom push through midpalate and on the finish. Drink now through 2021."  Natalie MacLean
Item Number: 17707
Bottle:$11.85
Case: $142.20
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Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 2010
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98  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 98 "The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino is a striking wine that shows uncompromising varietal pureness, albeit in a most concentrated and elaborate form. This is what great Sangiovese is all about. There's so much happening on the nose and the wine brings you to cherry, spice, licorice,
Item Number: 18330
Bottle:$67.95
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Castello Di Ama Gran Selezione Chianti Classico 2010
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95  WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 6 Highly Recommended "Offers a combination of power and elegance, with a racy feel. Notes of wild cherry, strawberry and rose, with leafy, woodsy flavors, permeate this driving red. The finish is long, but this needs time to shed the tannins. Well-defined
Item Number: 17116
Bottle:$39.95
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Ciacci Piccolomini 'Pianrosso' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
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98  James Suckling 
James Suckling 98 "Aromas of lilac, dark berry and sandalwood follow through to a full body, with fine tannins and an intense and savory finish. Very intense and very long. Succulent. Amazing balance and depth to this red. It's so beautiful to taste now but it will be much better in five to ten
Item Number: 17880
Bottle:$59.95
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Sordo 'Gabutti' Barolo 2010
95  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 95 WE TOP 100 2014 Rank 42 Editors Choice "This structured Barolo is still closed but already displays it's impressive Serralunga d'Alba pedigree. It delivers crushed black cherry flavors layered in licorice, black pepper, clove, alpine herbs and balsamic notes alongside
Item Number: 17125
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Dei 'Vino Nobile' Montepulciano 2011
92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "The 2011 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is a drop-dead gorgeous beauty. Dark, sensual and totally inviting, the 2011 is laced with dark red and black stone fruit, cloves, leather and licorice. This silky, supple Vino Nobile is a great choice for drinking over the next 5-7 years,
Item Number: 17348
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Tommasi 'Poggio al Tufo' Rompicollo 2012
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93  Vinous Media 
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
Item Number: 17659
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Cavallotto 'Bricco Boschis' Barolo 2010
98  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Advocate 96 "The 2010 Barolo Bricco Boschis is the flagship wine from this historic estate in Castiglione Falletto. The personality here is dark and brooding with savory aromas of cured meat and smoked bacon in a leading role. The intensity is bright and vibrant and the longer you contemplate
Item Number: 17082
Bottle:$57.95
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Casanova di Neri 'White Label' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96"Gorgeous aromas of sea salt, savory, smoked meats and dried fruits follow through to a full body, with fine tannins and a long and intense finish. So beautiful and enticing. Goes on for minutes. Excellent quality for the standard bottling of this winery."
Item Number: 17875
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $599.40
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Azelia 'Bricco Fiasco' Barolo 2010
95  Wine Spectator 
Vinous 97 "Azelia's 2010 Barolo Bricco Fiasco is incredibly polished in this vintage. Dried roses, crushed berries, tobacco, mint and spices are woven together in a fabric of nearly indescribable class and elegance. The ferrous notes and massive tannins typical of this Barolo are nearly completely
Item Number: 16129
Bottle:$69.95
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Marchesi de Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Riserva 2010
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92  “Black cherry, spice, tobacco and earth flavors prevail in this dense red. The tannins verge on being gritty in texture, yet there’s adequate acidity to keep this fresh."  Will Lyons - The Wall Street Journal "We paired this with duck breast and the match was heavenly. Easy to
Item Number: 16058
Bottle:$16.85
Case: $202.20
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Vietti 'Tre Vigne' Barbera d' Asti 2012
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 76"A bright, flashy version, featuring black currant and blackberry fruit that shows notes of vanilla and spice. The oak adds tannins, lending this a tight feel on the otherwise fine finish. Needs time. Best from 2016 through 2020. 5,000 cases made." —BS
Item Number: 17322
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Antinori 'Toscana' Villa Antinori Rosso 2011
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Smart Buys""This is fleshy and balanced, with black currant and blackberry notes accented by cedar, tobacco and spice details. Offers intensity and length in a contemporary style. Best from 2015 through 2022. 62,500 cases imported." —B.S.
Item Number: 15740
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Paolo Scavino 'Rocche dell Ann Riserva Barolo 2008
97  Wine Advocate 
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
Item Number: 16956
Bottle:$136.95
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Colpetrone Sagrantino di Montefalco 2008
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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:$19.45
Case: $233.40
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Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2010
98  James Suckling 
James Suckling 98 "An unforgiving and powerfully structured wine with fabulous grilled meat and granite stone character with dried berry and flower petal. Full body, chewy and intense. Great structure and extremely long and intense. Sexy austerity. Gets the juices going. Best ever from here.
Item Number: 18091
Bottle:$49.95
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Uccelliera Rosso di Montalcino 2012
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Layers of red fruits with ruby stone, pine tree and balsamic on the nose. Fresh but round tannins with sufficient character of wild cherry and berries. Long, elegant finish. This is like an outstanding Brunello. Drink now, or better on 2016."  Wine Enthusiast 92 "This juicy,
Item Number: 16381
Bottle:$18.95
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Tenuta Sant'Antonio Covina 'Scaia' Rosso 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90  "The 2012 Corvina Scaia is an unbelievable deal, and a wine that can be purchased by the case-load for those informal occasions at home when a simple glass of red wine accompanies you as you cook dinner or watch television. This is the ultimate downtime wine. The fruit is fresh
Item Number: 17572
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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San Felice 'Gran Selizione' Il Grigio Chianti Classico 2010
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Extremely full and generous, the 2010 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione is a seductive wine with the bold intensity and layering of a super Tuscan. Instead of international grapes, this Sangiovese-based wine is enhanced by 20% Abrusco, Pugnitello, Malvasia Nera, Ciliegiolo and
Item Number: 17114
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $197.70
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Moccagatta 'Bric Balin' Barbaresco 2010
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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
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San Felice 'IL Grigio' Chianti Classico Riserva 2010
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2010 Chianti Classico Riserva Il Grigio opens to a deeply saturated color that is thick and luminous at the same time. In terms of bouquet, this Riserva veers toward the far end of the aromatic spectrum (as far as Chianti Classico is concerned) with dark tones of spice, saddle
Item Number: 17315
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Damilano 'Lecinquevigne' Barolo 2010
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A balanced and delicious Barolo that delivers so much subtle dried orange and berry character and dusty texture. Plenty of cedar too. It's medium-bodied with fine tannins and a fresh finish. Drink or hold."~J.S.  Wine Spectator 91 "Very firm and tightly wound, offering a peek
Item Number: 17553
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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