Italian Red


Adesso Cagnina di Romagna 2016
(71)
" Pleasantly sweet, Adesso’s berry aromas and flavors are impossible to resist. Low in alcohol, Adesso is a fun and easy to drink red wine for those who prefer their wines “off dry”. Nobody knows where the name "Cagnina" (ca-nee-na) comes from but it is known that the wine has been made only in the
Item Number: 3077
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Gran Passione Veneto Rosso 2015
(20)
" 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: 18291
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Roscato Rosso Dolce
(182)
"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:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Tenuta di Trinoro 'Le Cupole' Rosso Toscana 2014
(3)
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 93 WS Top 100 2016 Rank 29 "Alluring scents of ripe cherry, mulberry and fresh herbs complement concentrated flavors of cherry and sweet spice in this red. Offers a backbone of mouthcoating tannins and remains integrated as the finish lingers. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet
Item Number: 23486
Bottle:$25.95
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Le Ragose 'Amarone' della Valpolicella 2007
(3)
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Opaque dark ruby. Aromas of red plum, black cherry, sweet spices and milk chocolate. A rich, round, and very well balanced Amarone offering a boatload of red cherry, dark plum, brown spices and milk chocolate flavors that are precise and pure. Finishes very long and creamy. Lovely
Item Number: 22871
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Marziano Abbona 'Pressenda' Barolo 2010
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96"A wine with beautiful depth of fruit and richness with floral and berry character. Such purity. Full body, with fabulous concentration and balance. It lasts for minutes. One of the big surprises of the vintage. Better in 2018." ~J.S.
Item Number: 25052
Bottle:$35.99
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Cantina Zaccagnini Riserva Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2014
(6)
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 "A rich and beautiful red with lots of berry fruit plus hints of chocolate and vanilla, yet there's a freshness and edge to this wine that keeps it lively and delicious. One of the best Italian wines for the money."  "Intense ruby red color with violet nuances; intense,
Item Number: 23656
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Villa Pillo 'Borgoforte' Red 2014
(4)
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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Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico RSV 2013
(3)
93  James Suckling 
Wine Spectator 91 WS Top 100 2016 Rank 58 Ruby red tending towards garnet. Rich, intense and complex nose with notes of black cherry and spice. Full bodied with rich red berry fruit flavors complimenting a backbone of tannin.  James Suckling 93   "Layered and pretty red with cherry and light
Item Number: 24339
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Guerrieri Gonzaga 'San Leonardo' Red 2010
(1)
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "San Leonardo was not produced in 2009. The 2010 San Leonardo (Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère and Merlot) is a seamless and polished wine that shows the best of this estate and this vintage. This is a profound and lasting wine with a bouquet that opens to dark fruit tones backed by
Item Number: 24546
Bottle:$53.95
Case: $323.70
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Fattoria del Cerro Chianti Colli Senesi 2015
(5)
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92"The nose here reminds me of Burgundy with dried flowers and red berry aromas. Tight but has beautiful ethereal red fruit and polished, almost inexistent tannins. Beautiful and delicate. Drink now."~J.S.
Item Number: 22825
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Antinori 'Guado al Tasso' Il Bruciato 2014
(2)
"A rich and pleasurable wine on the nose with notes of sweet spices, toasted coffee, and ripe red berry fruit. The wine is elegant and balanced on the palate with good length and a highly pleasurable fruity finish and aftertaste." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 21564
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $131.70
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Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Gold' Chianti Classico Reserva 2012
"Riserva Ducale Oro's distinctive Tuscan bouquet offers notes of violet, cherry and plum. This wine has a well-defined structure and a generous, fruity core accented by hints of chocolate and cinnamon. Full bodied and well balanced, Riserva Ducale Oro has round, impressive tannins that lead to a
Item Number: 25462
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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La Serena Brunello di Montalcino 2012
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96 "Enticing from the first aromas of fresh cherry, violet and spice, this supple red is balanced and expressive. Matches an elegant frame with a firm backbone of tannins and lively acidity. Very persistent on the long, detailed aftertaste. Best from 2020 through 2036. From
Item Number: 24414
Bottle:$45.95
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Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Tan' Chianti Classico 2013
"This complex and deep red 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. It's well balanced on the palate, with velvety tannins, firm acidity and a lingering finish of rosemary and figs. Its
Item Number: 23978
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Macarico 'Macarico' Aglianico 2012
(5)
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2012 Aglianico del Vulture Alto Vulture Macarico is an extremely mineral-driven wine with delineated layers of pencil shaving, brimstone and graphite. The fruit is dark and brooding, recalling dried blackberry, plum and candied figs. There is little sweetness or softness in
Item Number: 20431
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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La Colombina Brunello di Montalcino 2012
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 "This red combines power and elegance, with bright acidity and dense tannins. Cherry and plum fruit are accented by leather, tobacco and mineral as this glides to a lingering conclusion. Shows fine balance, with a tealike finish. Best from 2020 through 2035. 1,200 cases made. –BS"
Item Number: 25070
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Villa Pozzi Nero d'Avola 2016
(12)
"An intense, inky red, the Nero d’Avola seductively reveals a gorgeous perfume of blackberry liqueur, white flowers, vanilla, and a hint of figs delivered in a leather basket. On the palate, this wine is opulent, full-bodied, and viscous, with a great intensity, superb purity, and a layered,
Item Number: 9165
Bottle:$5.95
Case: $71.40
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Ciacci Piccolomini 'Pianrosso' Brunello di Montalcino 2012
97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "This is all about finesse and beauty with such great length and polish. It literally melts in your mouth. Full-bodied yet agile and vivid. So many undertones of cedar, berries, cream and light toffee. Fabulous. Contender for the wine of the vintage. Publish Date: Wednesday,
Item Number: 24045
Bottle:$59.95
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Antinori 'Toscana' Villa Antinori Rosso 2013
(1)
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 "A silky and delicious red with tile, berry and walnut aromas and flavors. Medium body, firm tannins and a fresh and clean finish. Linear and structured. Affordable quality Super Tuscan."  The Wine Advocate 90 "Here is one of Marchesi Antinori's battleship red wines. The 2013
Item Number: 23751
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana 2013
(5)
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "It's hard not to be smitten with the 2013 Il Fauno di Arcanum. This blend of 55% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Verdot is a rich and lasting Tuscan red that offers ample power and concentration. There are points of greenness here with crushed
Item Number: 24448
Bottle:$25.95
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Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva 2013
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "A deep, powerful wine, the 2013 Chianti Classico Riserva has quite a bit of depth for a cool, late-ripening vintage. Sage, tobacco, menthol, smoke and dark cherry hit the palate in a deep, beautifully layered Chianti Classico endowed with real personality and class. This is another
Item Number: 24269
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Poderi Luigi Einaudi Dolcetto di Dogliani 2015
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "A beam of bracing acidity at the core of this intense, saturated red helps delineate the blackberry, boysenberry, blueberry and graphite flavors. This has grip and complexity, but just needs a little time. Best from 2018 through 2024."  "It all began in 1897, when 23-year-old
Item Number: 25542
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Tomaiolo Chianti Classico Riserva 2011
(2)
The dark fruit and toasty oak flavor of this Chianti Classico Riserva are well blended with a rich and full character reminiscent of blackberries. It is aged in oak casks for 24 months and one year in the bottle to acquire smoothness. Perfect with beef, pork, poultry and mature cheese. ~Tasting
Item Number: 22842
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinello 2013
(2)
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93+ "This is a delicious value wine that has shown great strides forward in quality over the past two vintages. The 2013 Maremma Toscana Le Sughere di Frassinello is a hot seller and with 95,000 bottles produced, it should not be difficult to locate. The blend consists of Sangioveto,
Item Number: 22177
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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