Italian Red


Arnaldo Rivera Undicicomuni Barolo 2013
(1)
93  Wine Spectator 
WS TOP 100 #54  James Suckling 92 A dense and polished red with dark berry, dried strawberry and black pepper aromas and flavors. Full body, polished tannins and a crisp finish.  Wine Enthusiast 90 Iris, leather and scorched earth aromas come together on this. The savory palate offers crushed
Item Number: 30109
Bottle:$25.95
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Tolaini Valdisanti Red Blend 2012
(4)
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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Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2017
(126)
"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
Case: $95.40
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Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico RSV 2015
(3)
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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Gran Passione Veneto Rosso 2017
(12)
"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: 26517
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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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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Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2015
(4)
“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
Bottle:$12.95
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S.Molettieri 'Vigna 5 Querce' Reserva Taurasi 2008
(2)
94  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 94+ "Deep ruby with an amber rim. Brooding coffee and cocoa nuances complicate rich dark cherry and blackberry syrup on the nose. Large-scaled, dense and juicy, showing tactile flavors of dark berries and chocolate complemented by a note of underbrush. This long, smoothly tannic wine
Item Number: 22800
Bottle:$44.95
Case: $269.70
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Salcheto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2015
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94  A powerhouse wine, Salcheto's Vino Nobile di Montepulciano hits the palate with an exotic array of smoke, incense, scorched earth, iron and black fruit. This is far from an easygoing wine, so plan on cellaring the Vino Nobile for another few years. Ferrous, savory notes add
Item Number: 31657
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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Roscato Rosso Dolce
(220)
"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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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
Bottle:$24.95
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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
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $599.40
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Feudo Croce Imperio 'LXXIV' Primitivo di Manduria 2016
(1)
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
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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Renieri Brunello di Montalcino 2013
(1)
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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Zenato Amarone Classico DOC 2013
(1)
92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92"Deep ruby-red. Strong note of herbs, quinine and roasted red fruit on the nose. Then fresher and cleaner with lovely floral flavors of red cherry and spicy herbs. Finishes long with youthfully chewy tannins."
Item Number: 26082
Bottle:$56.95
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Carpineto 'Vino Nobile di Mont di Montepulciano' Riserva 2013
(1)
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 WS TOP 2018 Rank 11 The stunning bouquet of ripe black cherry, black currant, leather and woodsy spice notes is enticing, while the sweet fruit is a match for the dense structure. The lengthy finish lingers, with tobacco, eucalyptus and iron accents. Drink now through 2030. 
Item Number: 31370
Bottle:$25.95
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Allegrini 'Veronese' Palazzo della Torre 2014
(2)
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "Aromas of ripe black-skinned fruit and exotic spice are front and center on this delicious red. On the fresh palate, tightly knit, polished tannins carry mouthwatering black cherry, blackberry compote, mocha and cinnamon. Enjoy through 2024."  "This is one of the wines that
Item Number: 27939
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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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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Moccagatta 'Bric Balin' Barbaresco 2015 1.5L
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: 31795
Bottle:$96.95
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Frescobaldi 'Remole' Super Tuscan 2016
(5)
“Remole has a deep purple-red color, brilliant and intense. The nose is complex, with a hint of berries such as raspberry, blackberry and black cherry, followed by aromatic and spicy notes of black pepper and eucalyptus. Fresh, medium-full bodied Remole proves to be an elegant wine with a long
Item Number: 12978
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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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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Firriato Chiaramonte Nero D'Avola 2015
(5)
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93Dried berry and spice with hints of rose petal on the nose. Full body. Round, velvety and ripe tannins. Gorgeous fruit. Drink or hold.
Item Number: 30008
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Masciarelli Montepulciano D' Abruzzo 2016
(4)
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
Bottle:$8.45
Case: $101.40
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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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Villa Pillo 'Borgoforte' Red 2014
(16)
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 25"Enticing aromas of violet, black currant and rosemary are accented by licorice and tobacco flavors in this fluid and harmonious red, with fine tannins gracing the long finish. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Drink now through 2022."
Item Number: 24330
Bottle:$10.95
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