Italian Red


Tenuta di Trinoro 'Le Cupole' Rosso Toscana 2014
(2)
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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Il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana 2013
(4)
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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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2012
(7)
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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Antiche Terre Amarone della Valp 2012
(8)
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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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 Rod├íno is a top source for classically made, user-friendly and complex
Item Number: 22192
Bottle:$14.95
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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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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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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 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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Pala Silenzi Rosso 2014
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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Le Ragose 'Amarone' della Valpolicella 2007
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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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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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Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico RSV 2013
(1)
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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Renieri Brunello di Montalcino 2011
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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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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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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Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Gold' Chianti Classico Reserva 2011
(5)
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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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
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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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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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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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Bussola Amarone Classico 2010
(2)
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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Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinello 2013
(2)
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93+ "This is a delicious value wine that has shown great strides forward in quality over the past two vintages. The 2013 Maremma Toscana Le Sughere di Frassinello is a hot seller and with 95,000 bottles produced, it should not be difficult to locate. The blend consists of Sangioveto,
Item Number: 22177
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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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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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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