Italian Red


Arnaldo Rivera Undicicomuni Barolo 2013
(3)
93  Wine Spectator 
2018 WS TOP 100 #54 Wine Spectator 93 The sweet fruit flavor and solid structure play off each other as this evolves. Starts with floral, cherry, strawberry and licorice flavors, melding into the firm, resonant tannins as the finish extends. Complex, balanced and set for a long life.  James
Item Number: 30109
Bottle:$25.95
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Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2018
(133)
"Nobody knows where the name 'Cagnina' (ca-nee-na) comes from but it is known that the wine has been made only in the Romagna region, just south of Venice since the 13th century, and that it was even called Cagnina in those days. Grapey, jammy smooth as silk and unctuously sweet, this is a wine
Item Number: 3077
Bottle:$7.95
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Paolo Scavino Vino Rosso da Tavola 2018
(2)
92  Wine Spectator 
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. Nebbiolo, Merlot, Barbera and Dolcetto. Drink now through 2024. 1,500 cases made, 500 cases imported. –BS"  The Wine Rosso is a blend
Item Number: 32992
Bottle:$14.95
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Revello Barbera 2017
(2)
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "This is concentrated and vivid, yet with a fluid feel that allows the blackberry and black cherry flavors to work the dense structure. The acidity drives the long finish. Fine potential. Drink now through 2024. 1,100 cases made, 400 cases imported. –BS"  The Wine 100% Barbera
Item Number: 33080
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2015
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95"Full body, layered and very powerful with a wealth of fruit and polished tannins. An intense wine. This is like no other Cerasuolo. Made from biodynamically-grown grapes."
Item Number: 33535
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico RSV 2015
(7)
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "Aromas of plums, cherries and hints of green olives. White truffles and deep earth, too. Full-bodied, so layered and beautiful with a fabulous texture and ripe tannins. It is so pure and minimalist in the end, showing the effect of traditional, hands-off winemaking. Don’t miss
Item Number: 30977
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $263.40
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Antinori 'Guado al Tasso' Il Bruciato 2016
(2)
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "This second wine shows such a great balance of round tannins and juicy, creamy and chocolate character. Full, flavorful and joyful. Salty and juicy. Savory and even meaty. Drink now or hold.”  Wine Spectator 90 “Cherry jam, blackberry and floral aromas and flavors prevail in
Item Number: 29713
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $137.70
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Petra 'Zingari' Super Toscana IGT 2015
(2)
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 Beautiful aromas of cherries, dark chocolate and lemon rind, following through to a full body with round and chewy tannins. Yet, it is polished and soft. A juicy finish. A blend of merlot, sangiovese, syrah and petit verdot.  Wine Spectator 92 “Bright, ripe cherry and plum
Item Number: 32627
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Roscato Rosso Dolce
(226)
"Northern Italy provides a spectacular backdrop for Roscato, a violet-hued red with aromatic notes of cherry, blackberry and red raspberry. A touch of sweetness and bright acidity underlies the appeal of this charming wine. "~ Winery Notes  "Roscato Rosso Dolce is a blush wine produced in the
Item Number: 10563
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Fanti Brunello di Montalcino 2013
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 Plenty of black cherry and berry character with hints of flowers. Medium to full body, soft and fresh tannins and a clean and delicious finish. Lovely now.  Wine Enthusiast 90 Aromas of blueberry, truffle, coconut and a whiff of dark spice emerge on this. On the firm palate,
Item Number: 32782
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $431.40
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Renieri Brunello di Montalcino 2013
(3)
98  James Suckling 
James Suckling 98"Spectacular aromas of dark fruits such as cherries with undertones of peaches and orange peel and some floral character, too. Full body, layered and rich. Lightly chewy tannins. Incredibly long and flavorful. Makes you want to drink it now but it will age beautifully."
Item Number: 30998
Bottle:$54.95
Case: $659.40
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Terre Nere 'Etna Rosso' Nerello Masclese 2017
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 91 "This medium-bodied red is creamy and finely balanced overall, though a firm core of tannins structures the flavors of crushed raspberry, cherry and tangy mineral, with hints of dried marjoram and woodsy spice. Fresh and lovely. Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio. Drink now
Item Number: 31597
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2016
“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 violets. A warm, dry, and harmonious palate with plumy fruit flavors and an aristocratic oak overtone.”-Winemaker’s Notes   “A jewel in the
Item Number: 33214
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Gran Passione Veneto Rosso 2018
Gran Passione has an intense purple color. It is full-bodied and rich with dark fruit flavors of blackberry and black cherry balanced by a solid structure due to the elevated alcohol, acidity and soft tannins. It's a great wine for roasted and grilled meats, stews and other rich dishes. Also
Item Number: 33051
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Fattoria la Lecciaia Brunello di Montalcino 2013
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 A wealth of dried cherry and flower aromas follow through to a full body, fine tannins and a raspberry and cherry aftertaste. A fruity yet subtle red. A beauty. Fantastic for the vintage.  Vinous Media 93 Bright deep red. The pure, enticing nose hints at raspberry, gunflint,
Item Number: 32220
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Gold' Chianti Classico Reserva 2014
“Intense aromas of violet, blackberry, cherry, and ripe plum with intriguing notes of cinnamon and clove. Classic elegance and structure in which the fruit, tannins, and spices form a tightly woven balance, with a lingering finish of chocolate and coffee.”~winery notes
Item Number: 31570
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinello 2015
(2)
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93“The 2015 Le Sughere di Frasinello is terrific. Scents of of sweet pipe tobacco, mint, leather, rose petal and exotic spice give the 2015 much of its immediate allure. Super-ripe and racy on the palate, with silky tannins and gorgeous, supple fruit, the 2015 is hugely appealing.”~AG
Item Number: 31247
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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Tolaini Valdisanti Red Blend 2012
(6)
92  James Suckling 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2012 Valdisanti is based on Cabernet Sauvignon, with Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc in supporting roles. This is a beautiful expression with a full and generous disposition. The wine opens to a dark garnet color and thick consistency. You very much taste the Cabernet in this
Item Number: 24267
Bottle:$23.95
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Fattorie Melini 'San Lorenzo' Chianti DOCG 2017
“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 are well defined, full and savory flavors with a lingering, pleasant aftertaste of wild forest berries, blackberry preserve and almonds.“ ~winery notes
Item Number: 31285
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Masciarelli Montepulciano D' Abruzzo 2016
(5)
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 consumers. This wine shows how the late ripening Montepulciano grape when handled with care produces welcoming wines of soft acidity, ripe  and
Item Number: 22856
Bottle:$8.45
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Avignonesi Vino Noble Di Montepulciano 2014
(3)
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The queen of the ball is the 2014 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. This wine shows grace and elegance, and it pulls itself together with a profound sense of firmness and textural compactness. The quality of fruit is sweet and accessible, but the wine also reveals ethereal tones of
Item Number: 29233
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Monte Bernardi 'Retromarcia' Chianti Classico 2016
Retromarcia is a Chianti Classico made from 100% Sangiovese grapes (since 2010). The grapes come from vineyards consisting of shale (Galestro) 70%, sandstone (Arenaria-Calcare-Pietraforte) 20%, limestone (Alberese) 10%. The vineyards age range from plantings 2003-2010. The vinification and
Item Number: 32877
Bottle:$17.95
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Moccagatta 'Bric Balin' Barbaresco 2015
(1)
97  Wine Spectator 
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, racy structure. It all comes together on the never-ending, mineral-tinged aftertaste. Best from 2023 through 2043. 1,100 cases made. –BS"
Item Number: 31794
Bottle:$46.95
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Antinori Santa Cristina Rosso 2016
(7)
90  Wine Spectator 
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. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.” ~ Wine Spectator
Item Number: 4962
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Guiseppe Mascarello 'Monprivato' Barolo 2012
95  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Spectator 95 "A mix of chocolate, cherry, earth and tar flavors are allied to a dense structure in this red. Initially tannic, this needs several hours of aeration to reveal its true personality, delivering cherry, leather, licorice and spice flavors that marry harmoniously with the silky
Item Number: 31612
Bottle:$122.45
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