Italian White


Bruno Giacosa Roero Arneis 2016
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92+ The 2016 Roero Arneis was bottled on Saint Valentine's Day and that's a fitting touch. Some 140,000 bottles were made, which is more than average. This is a fresh and buoyant wine that is loaded with tangy tropical fruit, pineapple and honeydew melon. The wine's intensity is
Item Number: 28405
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $263.40
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Terre Nere 'Etna Bianco' Carricante 2017
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "Aromas of cream, cooked apples and pears follow through to a full body, creamy texture and a bitter-lemon and lemon-curd aftertaste. Drink or hold. Publish Date: Monday, October 22, 2018"  The Wine 60% Carricante, 25% Catarratto, 10% Grecanico, 5% Minnella from vineyards
Item Number: 28940
Bottle:$16.95
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Gini 'Salvarenza' Soave Classico 2014
97  Decanter 
Decanter 97 "If Sandro Gini’s exquisite wines are not better known, it might have something to do with his self-effacing modesty, or perhaps with the generally low expectations that the outside world holds of Soave. The Contrada Salvarenza Vecchie Vigne is anything but the stereotypical simple,
Item Number: 28668
Bottle:$27.95
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Scagliola Primo Bacio Moscato D'Asti
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90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90Enticing scents of fragrant white flower, apricot, pineapple and a whiff of wild herb float out of the glass. On the rich frothy palate, notes of sage and candied lemon drop accent ripe apricot and yellow peach alongside a softly foaming mousse. It finishes bright and clean.
Item Number: 26493
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Gini 'La Frosca' Soave Classico 2015
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94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 Editor's Choice "Hands down one of Italy's best whites, this boasts alluring white flower and yellow stone fruit scents. The enveloping, delicious palate delivers white peach, mature pear, ginger and lemon drop flavors. Fresh acidity brightens the creamy flavors while a mineral
Item Number: 28394
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Vie di Romans 'Dessimis' Pinot Grigio 2016
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 “This rich Pinot Grigiois is a pale salmon color, with toasty, smoke and oak spice accents and a minerally underpinning layered with flavors of apricot and lemon meringue. Balanced by lively acidity, this is round and lingering on the finish. Drink now through 2021. 4,325 cases
Item Number: 30767
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Donnafugata 'Ben Rye' 375ml 2015
Please note this is a 375mL (bottle) bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
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95  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 95 Bright dark golden-yellow with orange tinges. Enticing aromas of very ripe tangerine jelly, orange oil, white flowers, raisins, figs, marzapan and honey. Rich, dense and suave, with a creamy almost unctuous mouthfeel and flavors that are very similar to the aromas. Closes long and
Item Number: 26838
Bottle:$34.95
Case: $419.40
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Vietti 'Arneis' Roero 2017
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91+ "As one of the best quality-minded estates in Barolo, Vietti has little claim to winemaking fame in the Roero appellation. Regardless, the 2017 Roero Arneis is one of the most successful interpretations of this white wine on the market today. It falls under that Vietti magic wand.
Item Number: 29574
Bottle:$18.45
Case: $221.40
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Feudi di San Gregorio Greco Di Tufo 2017
“An intense straw yellow color with a golden shimmer, this wine is extremely aromatic, with notes of ripe pear, apricot, apple, fern and mint. It has a lively acidity and spicy minerality, followed by savory notes of balsamic. Enjoy with sushi or sashimi, chicken dishes or risotto.”-Winemaker’s
Item Number: 30842
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40

Clelia Romano 'Colli di Lapio' Fiano di Avellino 2017
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 “Wonderful fiano with sliced melon and hints of lemon rind. Hot stones, too. Full-bodied, layered and extremely flavorful with so much fruit and character. Gorgeous.”  Wine Spectator 90 “Light-bodied and minerally, featuring sleek, mouthwatering acidity that frames flavors of
Item Number: 29648
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Vie di Romans 'Piere' Sauvignon Blanc 2015
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Plenty of sliced apple, grass and fennel seed character. Medium body, tangy acidity and smoky, slate aftertaste. Always excellent. Drink now."~JS  Vinous Media 90 "Bright pale straw. Very pungent herbal and green fruit aromas. A very strong herbal note complicates the
Item Number: 30218
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Abbazia di Novacella Kerner 2016
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90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 "Some pineapple and melon character on the nose. Medium, textured body, medium acidity and a fruity finish. Dry, too. Drink now. Publish Date: Friday, October 20, 2017"  THE WINE 100% Kerner from gravelly marine soils planted at 600-750m in elevation. Vinified in stainless
Item Number: 25592
Bottle:$15.95
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Feudi del Pisciotto Chardonnay Ferretti 2015
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"Rich flavors of baked melon, lemon curd, crushed hazelnut and grated coconut are kept in check by sleek acidity in this finely knit white. Medium-to full-bodied and harmonious, with a subtle, lingering finish of oak spice and toast. Drink now through 2025. 1,166 cases made."~AN
Item Number: 30217
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $119.70
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Gini Soave Classico 2016
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90  Vinous Media 
Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 2017 Rank 69 "A lithe, light-bodied white, with racy acidity and a subtle steak of mineral, layered with nectarine, melon and pink grapefruit pith flavors. This is well-nit, with a lingering, slight spiced finish."  Vinous Media 90 "Pale golden-tinged straw. Apple
Item Number: 25775
Bottle:$13.95
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Le Calcinaie Vernaccia San Gimignano 2017
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "A rich, supple texture envelops honey, almond, butter and white pepper flavors here. Balanced and focused, gaining a mineral edge on the finish. Drink now through 2022.”  The Wine 100% Vernaccia grown in sandy soils at an elevation of 250m. Fermented in steel vats at 16°C for
Item Number: 28780
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Terenzuola 'Vigne Basse Vermentino Colli di Luni 2017
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Rich and intensely flavored, boasting peach, grapefruit, earth and wild herb aromas and flavors. Harmonious, with the acidity corralling the mineral-infused aftertaste. Drink now through 2022. 6,000 cases made.—B.S."  The Wine The Colli di Luni DOC straddles Liguria and
Item Number: 30462
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Santi Soave Classico DOC Monteforte 2015
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90"Fresh, precise aromas and flavors of apple and pear boast noteworthy clarity and cut. Finishes bright, floral and long. Sneaky concentration and above average complexity for this wine in 2015. Probably the best young Soave I have ever tasted from Santi." ~I.D.
Item Number: 26506
Bottle:$9.95
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Fontezoppa Verdicchio di Matelica 2016
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"A dense and waxy white with lots of cooked pear and apple character. Full body, layered and flavorful. Hints of green apple at the finish. Some boiled sweets too. Delicious. Drink now." -J.S.
Item Number: 26457
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Cantina Terlano Pinot Grigio 2016
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90+  "The Cantina Terlano 2016 Alto Adige Pinot Grigio is a bright and forthcoming white wine with an impeccably clean and snappy style. The wine shows delicate tones of white peach, nectarine and passion fruit. There are subtle tones of dried hay or garden herb at the back. This is a
Item Number: 27015
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Feudi di San Gregorio Falanghina Sannio 2017
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 “A delicious falanghina to drink now with plenty of lemon and fresh-herb character. A certain roundness on the palate, in spite of all the freshness.”-JS  “Straw yellow that contains brilliant green reflections. Floral notes, like white blossoms, and delicate apple and pear. A
Item Number: 31184
Bottle:$12.95
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Terredora di Paolo 'Irpinia' Falanghina 2016
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90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90"A pretty and delicate falanghina with sliced lemon and apple character. Medium body, a solid core of fruit and a clean finish. Drink now." ~JS
Item Number: 26549
Bottle:$11.95
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Suavia Soave Superiore Classico 2017
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90Offering a pleasing profile of ripe melon, apple blossom and clementine flavors, this minerally white is light-bodied and lightly mouthwatering throughout, with a lingering finish laced with delicate chalk and spice accents. Drink now through 2021
Item Number: 30256
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Villa Sparina Gavi di Gavi 2016 1.5L
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92"The white pepper and dried pineapple are intense on the nose. Full bodied, layered and flavorful. Lightly oily. Intense on the finish. Serious Gavi as always. Drink now."
Item Number: 30833
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $149.70
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Terredora di Paolo Fiano di Avellino 2016
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93“This is extremely minerally with lots of lemon rind and spiced apple character and some green papaya. Full body, plenty of flavor and an intense finish. Fantastic Fiano. Drink now.”~JS
Item Number: 31331
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Kofererhof Kerner 2017
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Good full yellow-green. Sweet spices and white flowers along with notes of ripe pear and tangerine on the bright rich nose and in the mouth. Dense and layered, with an enticing mineral underpinning that provide further clarity and cut. The 2017 Kerner finishes long and spicy with
Item Number: 31352
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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