Italian Red


Terre Nere 'Etna Rosso' Nerello Masclese 2015
(4)
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "Red cherries and wild strawberries predominate on this perfumed nose as well as slate, fruit tea, dust and charcoal, not mention elderberries and blueberries. Plenty of bright fruit on the full-bodied palate as well as fine tannins, fresh acidity and a medium chewy finish. So
Item Number: 23677
Bottle:$16.95
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Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2017
(113)
"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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Roscato Rosso Dolce
(214)
"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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Felsina Chianti Classico 'Rancia' Riserva 2011 375ml
Please note this is a 375mL (bottle) bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
94  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 94+ "A wine of incredible density, the 2011 Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia is virtually impenetrable, but dazzling just the same. Rose petal, mint, sage, rosemary, leather and smoke hit the palate in a voluptuous, racy Rancia. The 2011 should drink well earlier than many other recent
Item Number: 30593
Bottle:$17.95
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Gran Passione Veneto Rosso 2016
(12)
" 60% Merlot, 40% Corvina Gran Passione Veneto Rosso is made by the time-honored tradition of drying grapes before fermentation, the appassimento technique, the same way Amarone is produced. Using some of the same grape varieties as Amarone, this wine is similarly intense and full-bodied, displaying
Item Number: 26517
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Firriato Chiaramonte Nero D'Avola 2015
(1)
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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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
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $137.70
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Villa Pillo 'Borgoforte' Red 2014
(15)
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
Case: $131.40
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Sella & Mosca 'Riserva' Cannonau di Sardegna 2014
(3)
"Initially dark, ruby red; during maturation it loses intensity and takes on a warmer tone. Mesmerizing scent, redolent of violets. Warm, dry, and harmonious on the palate with plumy fruit flavors and an aristocratic oak overtone."~winemakers notes
Item Number: 28946
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino 2013
(1)
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 “This cuts more of a broad swath than its peers, yet remains graceful, evoking strawberry, cherry, tobacco and stony mineral flavors. Long and dense in structure, with a tobacco- and underbrush-tinged finish. Best from 2021 through 2033.”-WS  James Suckling 93 “The caramel and
Item Number: 28930
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2015
(2)
“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:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Antinori Tignanello 2014
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "Really pretty aromas of currants and roses follow through to a medium body, firm and silky tannins and a fresh finish. Very well done for 2014 and a wonderful Tignanello to drink now or later. Better in 2019."  The Wine Advocate 93  "Tignanello has this amazing ability of
Item Number: 25482
Bottle:$89.95
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Feudi del Pisciotto Nero d'Avola Versace 2015
(3)
92  Vinous Media 
Wine Spectator 91 WS Top 100 2017 #96 "A well-focused, rich red in a balanced, medium-bodied frame, this offers a subtle underpinning of tarry mineral notes layered over light, sculpted tannins and flavors of mulberry and dried fig, with hints of herbes de Provence and mocha. Drink now through
Item Number: 28541
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $125.70
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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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Mirafiore Barolo 2013
(5)
96  Decanter 
Decanter 96 "Intense aromas of perfume and sweet Indian incense, fresh oranges and generous cherry fruit on the palate, give way to powerful but well-integrated tannins. A wine with great ageing potential."  James Suckling 92 "Aromas of cherry and sweet tobacco follow through to a medium body
Item Number: 28271
Bottle:$28.95
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Lisini Brunello di Montalcino 2013
(1)
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96 "Exuding cherry, strawberry and floral flavors tinged with iron, earth and spice notes, this ripe red is elegant in profile, tightly wound and deftly balanced, ending with a kick of fruit, spice and mineral elements. Best from 2020 through 2037. 2,500 cases made. –BS"  The Wine
Item Number: 28657
Bottle:$48.95
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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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Monte Bernardi 'Retromarcia' Chianti Classico 2015
(6)
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "This fragrant red offers heady scents of ripe dark-skinned berry, pressed violet, eucalyptus and a potpourri of culinary spice. The refined palate is initially understated but then sneaks up on you with ripe wild cherry, cranberry, licorice and clove. It's surprisingly fresh for
Item Number: 29140
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Fratelli Saraceni 'Libero' Toscana IGT 2010
(17)
" Intense ruby red, with aromas of ripe red berry fruit, black cherry, hints of cacao, sweet spices. On the palate it is full-bodied and vigorous, rich fruit and spice with its classic refreshing acidity. Persistent and perfectly balanced, this wine has impeccable style both in structure and round
Item Number: 15715
Regular price: $19.95
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva 2015
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "What a delicious nose that’s ripe, but also really well defined with dried red plums, hazelnuts, Indian spices, baking spices, cedar, tar and licorice. The dusty tannins are a delight, and so are the dried fruit and spices that warm the palate. They also penetrate all the way
Item Number: 28880
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Terre Nere 'Prephylloxera' Etna Rosso 2016
(1)
98  James Suckling 
James Suckling 98 "Intense orange-peel aromas highlight the ripe-fruit and smoked-meat character. Full-bodied with round and chewy tannins and an intense, flavorful finish. Focused and driven. Needs time to soften. Better in 2020. Publish Date: Monday, October 22, 2018"  Wine Spectator 95 "This
Item Number: 28809
Bottle:$79.95
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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 del Barolo Barolo Riserva 2010
(1)
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90The nose is still somewhat closed but the straightforward palate delivers ripe black cherry, underbrush, white and black pepper alongside bracing tannins and nervous acidity. This needs time but should evolve into a classic, solid Barolo.
Item Number: 28565
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Produttori del Barbaresco Nebbiolo Langhe 2016
(3)
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89“Cherry and licorice are the main flavor themes here, accented by earth and tobacco notes. Tightens up on the finish, clamping down with dusty tannins. Drink now through 2021. 10,000 cases made.” ~BS
Item Number: 27497
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Luce Della Vite Toscana Red 2014
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "This shows so much intensity and complexity from the get-go with a bouquet exploding with blackberries, blackcurrants, ivy, iodine, treacle and forest floor elements. Full body, tight yet generous tannins, effortless acidity and a powerful, long finish. A triumph in a challenging
Item Number: 30105
Bottle:$59.95
Case: $359.70
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