category: italian red
16cItaly » Chianti
“With a bright, ruby color, the wine has a pronounced bouquet of raspberries and blackberries, with hints of violets and irises. In the mouth, there
Italy » Barbaresco
Wine Advocate 95 "The 2016 Barbaresco is a tight and beautiful wine that will require more time to unwind and soften. This beautifully balanced vintage is
Italy » Bolgheri
James Suckling 96 So much fresh pressed violet and blackberry character as well as iodine, quartz, slate and tile. Full body, grippy yet linear and polished
16bItaly » Sardinia
“Initially a dark, ruby red color,though during maturation it loses intensity and takes on a warmer tone. On the nose, a mesmerizing scent, redolent of
16aItaly » Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Wine. In many ways the "standard" example for Montepulciano in the world, an ambassador as the introduction to the grape and the Abruzzo region for many
Wine Spectator 97 "Offers an intense display of cherry, kirsch, rose, sandalwood and spice aromas and flavors. The kaleidoscope of flavors is matched to a firm,
75cItaly » Piedmont
Wine Spectator 92 "Black currant, violet and rosemary settle nicely into the succulent texture of this red. Firm and elegant, yet shows intensity and fine length.
45eItaly » Sicily
Wine Advocate 91+ (Certified Organic; 60% Nero d’Avola/40% Frappato)“The COS 2016 Pithos Rosso is bright and luminous with a very buoyant and direct delivery of aromas.
45bItaly » Toscana IGT
James Suckling 93 "This shows depth and intensity with sweet tobacco and blackberry character. Full body, round and chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. A blend
106eItaly » Emilia-Romagna
"Lively red, with violet reflections, this classic Lambrusco is fruity, soft, and harmonious." ~Winery Notes
17dItaly » Campania
James Suckling 90 Big plum fruit and quite a slug of dried-sage and other herbal notes, plus the generous and richly textured body, made a bold
17eItaly » Barbera del Monferrato
Wine Spectator 91 “A sleek, racy style, this red boasts raspberry, boysenberry, graphite and spice flavors. Balanced and focused, with lingering echoes of fruit, mineral and
16dItaly » Chianti Classico
The Chianti Classico Riserva has a ruby-red hue with a trace of garnet. The nose is elegant, displaying hints of spice and fruit. This a
Vinous 96 "The 2014 Barbaresco Riserva Rabajà is powerful, dense and explosive, with tremendous intensity of fruit and structure. The Rabajà is dark and potent- as
16eItaly » Chianti Classico
James Suckling 93 This is a beautiful and real Chianti Classico with dried cherries, chocolate and hazelnut. Hints of limestone and stone. Full to medium body,
47dItaly » Montalcino
James Suckling 93 "A more modern style with some fresher, spicy oak, note of spiced creamy and tarry nuances and plenty of red and dark-cherry flavors.
17dItaly » Valpolicella
James Suckling 94 This is so refined and focused with layers of fruit and ultra-fine tannins. Plenty of chocolate and spice, too. Medium to full body,
Italy » Etna
Vinous Media 93+ "Bright red. Pungent flinty and floral nuances to the red cherry and raspberry jam aromas on the inviting nose. Enters rich, dense and
16cItaly » Chianti Classico
“The Riserva Ducale is an intense ruby red color. This complex wine is characterized by sweet cherry and red berry fruit notes with delicately spiced
Wine Advocate 94 "Streamlined and elegant, this mid-weight red trots out notes of grilled herb and dark fruit nuances that segue to spice, tilled earth and
Wine Spectator 91 “This is bright, featuring iron, loamy earth and sweet spice notes flanking the core of berry fruit. Shows tension and fine length, with
Vinous 95 "The 2014 Barbaresco Riserva Asili is somber and dense in this vintage. Silky Asili tannins bring out the wine's voluptuousness and soft contours.
47aItaly » Montalcino
Wine Advocate 90 "La Colombina's 2016 Rosso di Montalcino pours from the bottle with bright fruit intensity and good balance. In essence, this is a simple
47bItaly » Montalcino
Wine Advocate 94+ "The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino shows ethereal tones of licorice, dried cherry and pressed violets from the outset. These are quintessential Sangiovese aromas
16aItaly » Tuscany
Wine Spectator 90 “Intense aromas and flavors of cherry, blueberry, graphite and spice mark this solid red. Dense without being overly tannic, with a balanced finish.
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