Italian Red

Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2018
"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

Arnaldo Rivera Undicicomuni Barolo 2013
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

Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico RSV 2015
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
Case: $263.40

Renieri Brunello di Montalcino 2013
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
Case: $659.40

Roscato Rosso Dolce
"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
Case: $107.40

Petra 'Zingari' Super Toscana IGT 2015
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
Case: $155.40

Tolaini Valdisanti Red Blend 2012
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

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
Case: $203.40

Feudo Croce Imperio 'LXXIV' Primitivo di Manduria 2016
Luca Maroni 96 Big, bold and ripe, this monster red from Italy is stunning. Full bodied with rich notes of blackberry, licorice and chocolate all wrapped around a core of soft and silky tannins. It's a wine that does not taste anything like any other sub $15 wines you have had before. This delivers
Item Number: 30313

Tenuta di Trinoro 'Le Cupole' Rosso Toscana 2016
Le Cupole is velvety andapproachable. This wine hits the palate with exuberance, full of fleshy, bright fruit, extracted tannins, and rich color.Blend: 42% Cabernet Franc, 40% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot
Item Number: 31067

Mazzi 'Punta di Villa' Amarone 2013
Wine Information: Blend:  Corvina - 70%  Rondinella - 25%  Altri a bacca rossa - 5%   Vineyard age (year of planting):  Corvina: 1985  Rondinella: 1985  Altri a bacca rossa: 1985   Soil type: Calcarous, lime, clay  Exposure: South-West   " Vinification and ageing: The grapes dry until
Item Number: 29060
Case: $599.40
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Antinori 'Guado al Tasso' Il Bruciato 2016
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
Case: $137.70

Monte del Fra Bardolino 2016
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Aromas of ground black pepper and wild berry lead the way. The juicy delicious palate mirrors the nose, doling out succulent Marasca cherry, crushed raspberry and cinnamon. Easygoing and balanced, it boasts supple tannins and fresh acidity. It's made to be drunk young so enjoy
Item Number: 32432
Case: $191.40

IGNI Aglianico 2015
4.2  Vivino 
Vivino 4.2  Deep ruby red. Layers of cherry, strawberry with hints violets and grilled herbs. Medium body and fresh with red fruits and mineral notes on the palate.  The grapes are sourced from two vineyards in the communes of Forenza and Maschito in the Vulture DOC. In late September and early
Item Number: 31307
Case: $311.40

Castello dei Rampolla Chianti Classico 2016
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2016 Chianti Classico impresses for the heightened level of vibrant freshness and aromatic precision that distinguishes it in a large playing field. Proprietor Maurizia di Napoli tells me that the 2016 growing season was not without its ups and downs. Farming was difficult,
Item Number: 31832
Case: $323.40

Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2015
“Intense ruby red color with violet nuances; intense, characteristic bouquet of the primary grape aromas; fruity component, fullbodied and robust, well-balanced with tannin and oak features.”-Winemaker’s Notes   “Small town in the Abruzzi region which guards important treasures and traditions,
Item Number: 28120

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
Case: $431.40

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
Case: $119.40

Antinori Santa Cristina Rosso 2016
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
Case: $107.40

Masciarelli Montepulciano D' Abruzzo 2016
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
Item Number: 22856
Case: $101.40

Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Tan' Chianti Classico 2014
“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 hints of tobacco, leather, cedar, white pepper and a touch of flint. Tasting profile: Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva is well balanced on the
Item Number: 27401
Case: $227.40

Marchesi di Barolo 'Ruvei' Barbera d'Alba 2016
88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88 “Here's a great choice for nights at home with lasagna or your favorite pasta recipe. The 2016 Barbera d'Alba Ruvei (85% Barbera and 15% Nebbiolo) offers softness and succulence in terms of mouthfeel followed by bright cherry, blackberry and dark plum. Partially aged in oak, the
Item Number: 31154
Case: $173.40

Pasqua Passimento 'Romeo and Juliet's Wall' Red Blend 2016
"Beautiful deep ruby color. The nose is intense and persistent with distinct notes of red fruit and hints of spice. In the mouth it is balanced, round, soft and smooth to the palate, with velvety tannins. Excellent when accompanied by a substantial entree based on red meats, game and aged
Item Number: 30435
Case: $65.70

Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 2015
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2015 Chianti Classico is a bright and convincing wine from Barberino Val d'Elsa, one of the main comuni in the greater Chianti Classico appellation. This is a smooth and silky Sangiovese that glides clean over the palate with strength and intensity. Bright cherry, blueberry
Item Number: 31899

Antiche Terre Amarone della Valp 2015
Intense, deep garnet red. Spicy of plum and cherry with a hint of raspberry. Soft, velvety, full bodied with a slight aromatic lingering aftertaste.
Item Number: 30642