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Vadiaperti Fiano di Avellino Aipierti 2015, 0.75L
Fiano from Montefredane, Campania

ON SALE! Original Price: $27.95 

"Pale straw-green. The nose offers flinty, minty apple and hazelnut aromas enlivened by a fresh lemon nuance. Then bright and juicy, showing flavors similar to the aromas; more refined than the 2015 Coda di Volpe Torama but less fleshy. Very lemony and peppery on the long back end." â€‹Vinous.com 91 Points.

Available: 5

Price: $25.16

Quantity:

  • 91VM

Bruno Verdi Buttafuoco 2015, 0.75L
from Lombardy, Lombardy

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Available: 9

Price: $17.95

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Cascina Fontana Barolo 2010, 0.75L
Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont

"Cascina Fontana's 2010 Barolo is not for the timid. Huge swaths of tannin provide the backbone for a super-classic wine that shows the more austere side of Barolo, and I mean that in the best sense of the word. Sweet red cherries, mint, orange peel and white pepper are some of the notes that inform this intense, pulsating wine. . ." Vinous 90 Points

Available: 4

Price: $49.99

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  • 94TWF

Conti Cantine del Castello Boca 2012, 0.75L
from Boca, Piedmont

"The 2012 Boca Castello Conti is a real stunner. Rich, lush and radiant, but in the deceptively medium-bodied style that is so typical of northern Piedmont reds, Conti's 2012 dazzles. The flavors are bright, precise and lifted by the wine’s aromatics and acidity, and yet the 2012 also has an extra kick of mid-palate depth that makes the wine shockingly accessible and just plain delicious. Conti's 2012 Boca is a fabulous choice for readers seeking immediate gratification and restaurants that aren’t able to cellar wines for years. I can’t recommend it highly enough." 95+ Vinous

Available: 11

Price: $59.95

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  • 95+VM

Fratelli Alessandria Barbera d`Alba 2016, 0.75L
Barbera from Barbera d`Alba, Piedmont

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Available: 5

Price: $14.95

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Fratelli Alessandria Barolo 2013, 0.75L
Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont

“Rose and cherry notes are prominent in this supple red, whose structure is firm and well-integrated. Eucalyptus, tobacco and spice accents add interest and the finish leaves a mouthwatering impression.” Wine Spectator 93 Points

“Fratelli Alessandria's 2013 Barolo is fabulous. Scents of orange peel, cardamom, dried flowers, mint and dried cherries give the 2013 a decidedly exotic flavor profile that will only gain in sweetness and perfume as the wine ages. Mid-weight structure gives the wine considerable appeal, but readers who can cellar the 2013 will be in for a treat. Alessandria's straight Barolo remains one of the most fairly priced wines in all of Piedmont. Don't miss it.”Vinous 92+ Points

Available: 1

Price: $39.95

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  • 93WS

Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Gramolere 2013, 0.75L
Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont

“The 2013 Barolo Gramolere is the most linear and taut of these 2013 Barolos from Alessandria. Chalk, white pepper, mint and sweet red toned fruit give the wine its brightness. Intensely saline and sculpted, the 2013 plays off a real sense of energy and drive. It, too, needs plenty of time in bottle to be at its very best. Today, the 2013 pulses with energy, but the best is yet to come. Vittore Alessandria is naturally most often associated with Barolos from Verduno, his home town, but the Gramolere, from an estate vineyard in Monforte, is often one of the better wines in the range, as it is once again in 2013.” Vinous 94 Points

“The textural fabric of this red is tightly knit, exuding more wool than silk, framing the cherry, menthol, licorice and tar flavors. Though this is compact today, especially the finish, the vibrant acidity extends the stony length.” Wine Spectator 93 Points

 

 

Available: 1

Price: $54.95

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  • 94VM

Gaja Costa Russi 2011, 0.75L
Nebbiolo from Langhe, Piedmont

"Brilliant, intense ruby with pronounced garnet highlights. Open on the nose with rich notes of ripe cherry and raspberry followed by ripe watermelon in the background. Splendor on the palate: first shows a lot of red berry fruit and a fine luster, then opens up with polished, dense tannins and finishes with firm persistence and a long finish." 96 Points Falstaff Magazin

“The 2011 Costa Russi delivers youthfulness and brightness with bold cherry fruit flavors, cassis, spice and mild cola. The wine excels in in the mouth where it shows a great degree of roundness and suppleness. Costa Russi is Nebbiolo with a tiny addition of Barbera.” 94 Points Wine Advocate

“Round, supple and succulent, the 2011 Costa Russi is laced with dark red cherry, plum, mocha, cloves and new leather. The classic Costa Russi personality comes through in a soft, gracious wine with tons of near and medium-term appeal. The Costa Russi captures an attractive middle ground between the ripe, pliant style of the year and the medium bodied grace of Nebbiolo. I expect the 2011 will offer a long and broad drinking window of pure pleasure. Although Costa Russi is often the most precocious of Gaja's single-vineyard wines, it is the last site to be picked.” 94 Points Vinous

“Surprisingly bright for the vintage and displaying Gaja's trademark elegance, this offers aromas of blue flower, perfumed berry, cake spices and a whiff of leather. The ripe palate delivers mature black cherry layered with white pepper and cinnamon alongside supple tannins.” 93 Points Wine Enthusiast

“A succulent, fluid red, featuring black cherry, raspberry, leather, spice and anise aromas and flavors. The ripe fruit is layered over a taut weave of acidity and tannins, leaving a long, complex aftertaste of cooked fruit, mocha and spice.” 93 Points Wine Spectator

“Lots of white truffles, dark berries and mineral aromas follow through to a full body with fine tannins and a chewy finish.” 93 Points James Suckling

Available: 1

Price: $284.99

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  • 96FM

Gaja Sperss 2011, 0.75L
Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont

“With fruit from Serralunga d'Alba, the 2011 Langhe Sperss is a wine of profound beauty. This is a velvety and caressing expression with dark fruit layers followed by kirsch, cassis, leather, balsam herb and white truffle. The Gaja family decided to move their bottling date forward in order to preserve the integrity and freshness of fruit in this warm vintage. This move has helped to avoid overripe sensations. In fact, Langhe Sperss seems fresh and tonic. This bodes exceptionally well for its aging potential.” 95 Points Wine Advocate

“Aromas of menthol, tobacco, juicy black fruit, grilled herb and a whiff of truffle unfold in the glass. Made with Nebbiolo from the firm's Serralunga holdings and a drop of Barbera, it has a pristine palate that delivers dark black cherry, licorice and black pepper alongside firm but fine tannins.” 95 Points Wine Enthusiast

“Love the aromas of plums, flowers and dried mushroom here. Wet soil and lavender too. Full body, firm tannins and a long and delicious finish. The combination of delicious fruit and velvety textured tannins gives this wine form and structure.” 94 Points James Suckling

“A mix of licorice, black cherry, vanilla, spice and tobacco aromas and flavors marks this intense red, which stays fresh and long, showing balance overall.” 93 Points Wine Spectator

“A dark, voluptuous beauty, the 2011 Sperss is wonderfully expressive and open today. There is plenty of Serralunga volume and power, but the vintage has given the Sperss softer contours than is typically the case. Lavender, smoke, violets, mint and succulent black cherries blossom through to the inviting, resonant finish. “ 93 Points Vinous

Available: 1

Price: $189.99

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  • 95WA

Massimo Clerico Lessona Riserva 2010, 0.75L
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Piedmont

"Deceptively medium in body, Clerico's 2010 Lessona Riserva packs a real punch. Firm tannins and bright acids give the wine much of its energy. Sweet dried cherry, rose petal, mint, alpine herbs, white pepper and chalk all open up nicely in the glass in this super-expressive, translucent Nebbiolo. The 2010 delivers superb flavor intensity with no excess weight and fabulous overall balance." Vinous 93 Points

Available: 1

Price: $44.95

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  • 93VM

Monsecco Gattinara 2011, 0.75L
Nebbiolo from Gattinara, Piedmont

"The 2011 Gattinara is a super-classic wine laced with the aromas and flavors Nebbiolo shows with a bit of age. Sweet tobacco, dried flowers, dried cherry, menthol, orange peel and anise give the wine its aromatic presence. Firm tannins add drive through to the finish. Further time in bottle should help those tannins soften even more. Still, the 2011 is quite attractive today." Vinous 93 Points

Available: 6

Price: $33.95

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  • 93VM

Sandrone Barolo Aleste 2013, 0.75L
Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont

“The 2013 Barolo Aleste is a wine of striking purity and nuance. It is also one of the most finessed, vivid young Barolos I have ever tasted from Sandrone. The translucence of Nebbiolo comes through loud and clear. Freshly cut flowers, mint and finely cut fruit are some of the signatures. This wine has developed beautifully in recent vintages as the oak influence is less than it was just a few years ago. Beams of tannin and bright, salivating acidity add finesse to this translucent, exceptional Barolo. Aleste is the new name Sandrone is using for the Barolo formerly known as Cannubi Boschis.” Vinous 97+ Points

“Formerly known as Barolo Cannubi Boschis (the last vintage by that name was 2012), the 2013 Barolo Aleste has been renamed to honor the youngest generation of the Sandrone family, Alessia and Stefano. The wine name Aleste takes the first three letters from each grandchild's name. The move represents the culmination of more than 50 harvests completed by this legendary winemaker and his desire to pass on the torch. His grandchildren are at different points in their respective viticulture and enology university studies. Now under a different name, the wine obviously shows the same delicate floral nuances that you get with this wine (fruit from Cannubi is always harvested first). This is a complete and exciting wine with delicate notes of wild berry and smoke backed by licorice and blue flower.” Wine Advocate 97 Points

“Formerly known as Cannubi Boschis, this impressive wine boasts alluring aromas of crushed raspberry, baking spice, chopped mint, violet and woodland berry. The savory elegant palate delivers succulent Marasca cherry, strawberry compote, cinnamon, licorice and a hint of coffee. Fine-grained tannins and bright acidity provide polished support and great balance.” Wine Enthusiast 97 Points
“Extremely perfumed with blackberry and chocolate aromas. Hints of mushrooms. Full body, soft and velvety tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Shows wonderful potential. This replaces their Cannubi Boschis bottling.” James Suckling 95 Points

“Well-structured, revealing dark fruit flavors of black cherry and black currant, with accents of iron, tobacco and tar. Has grip and a fresh feel, lingering on the licorice- and mineral-tinged finish.” Wine Spectator 94 Points

Available: 1

Price: $124.99

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  • 97+VM

Cantina Santadi Cannonau di Sardegna Noras 2015, 0.75L
Grenache from Cannonau di Sardegna, Sardinia

"A very attractive Sardinian red that combines great ripe plums with a hot, dry-earth character and has a very food-friendly balance of ripeness and soft tannins."  92 Points James Suckling

Available: 7

Price: $21.99

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  • 92JS

Montevertine Rosso di Toscana 2014, 0.75L
Sangiovese / Canaiolo / Colorino from Toscana, Toscana

“The 2014 Montevertine shows a little less density and darkness compared to its predecessors. That lighter color and leaner consistency you see here is characteristic of the 2014 vintage that saw little sunshine during the summer months and lots of rain. But, the wine also offers a point of acidic freshness, cherry brightness and streamlined elegance that sets it apart. It represents extraordinary craftsmanship by the entire winemaking team. Despite the difficulties encountered, what emerges is a graceful, charming and beautifully vintage-specific Sangiovese.” Wine Advocate 91-93 

Available: 2

Price: $47.95

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  • 91-93WA

Antinori Tignanello 2015, 0.75L
Cabernet Sauvignon / Sangiovese from Tuscany, Tuscany

"Dense and intensely flavored, with violet, black currant, blackberry, graphite, wild herb and spice aromas and flavors, this is concentrated and solidly built, yet also harmonious, vibrant and pure. Approachable now, but should be better in a few years. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. . ." 97 Points Wine Spectator

Available: 6

Price: $129.99

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  • 97WS

Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2013, 0.75L
Sangiovese from Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany

"Chopped herbs, new leather, underbrush and a whiff of star anise lead the nose. The firmly structured, chewy palate delivers ripe blackberry, juicy Marasca cherry, licorice and a dollop of vanilla set against a backbone of firm, polished tannins." 93 Points Wine Enthusiast

Available: 2

Price: $49.99

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  • 93WE

Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva 2013, 0.75L
Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Tuscany

"Aromas of iris, tilled soil, new leather, chopped mint and ground clove take shape in the glass. The vibrant, austere palate delivers Marasca cherry, cranberry, espresso and a toasted note while a hint of tobacco marks the close. Close-grained tannins provide assertive support. . ." 91 Points Wine Enthusiast

Available: 6

Price: $31.99

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  • 91WE

Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2013, 0.75L
Sangiovese from Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany

"Ripe cherry and walnut with fresh herb undertones and spice. Full body, extremely fine tannins and a silky, textured finish. Very classic and balanced. Beautifully crafted." 95 Points James Suckling

Available: 4

Price: $44.99

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  • 95JS

Lisini Brunello di Montalcino 2013, 1.5L
Sangiovese from Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany

"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." Wine Spectator 96 Points

"Fruity aromas of wild red berry align with earthy notes of forest floor, new leather and fragrant purple flower. The smooth ripe palate offers juicy Morello cherry, star anise, orange zest and an earthy hint of game. It's savory and loaded with personality." Wine Enthusiast 94 Points

"Lisini's 2013 Brunello di Montalcino opens to a delightful appearance that sees shades of garnet and dark ruby blend into one. The bouquet is sprightly and buoyant, thanks to a pretty ensemble of wild berry, licorice and grilled herb aromas. Those are mixed with heavier background tones of spice and leather. There is also a noticeable floral note of wild rose and dried jasmine. This is a silky and smooth Brunello with a hint of fresh acidity on the close." Wine Advocate 93 Points

"Bright medium red. Spicy, floral perfumes of red cherry, red currant, licorice and minty herbs. At once juicy and lively, but also dense and energetic; bright, harmonious acidity nicely frames the cool flavors of red currant, spicy plum and minty herbs. This refined Brunello boasts outstanding tension, midpalate energy and focus. Finishes with polished tannins and noteworthy floral lift." Vinous 93 Points

Available: 1

Price: $125.00

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  • 96WS

Montevertine Rosso di Toscana Pian del Ciampolo 2016, 0.75L
Sangiovese / Canaiolo / Colorino from Chianti Classico, Tuscany

"Tasted before its release, the 2016 Pian del Ciampolo is gearing up for spectacular results. This entry level red wine from Montevertine is fermented in cement vats and aged in oak for one year. This vintage marks a return to classic lines and a more subdued personality following the decidedly more exuberant and sun-ripened 2015 vintage. The 2015 vintage was its own wine, but 2016 brings us back to the basics with dark fruit and savory highlights followed by balsam herb and rosemary. The mouthfeel is polished and smooth." 92 Points Wine Advocate

Available: 10

Price: $29.99

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  • 92WA

Piaggia Carmignano Il Sasso 2015, 0.75L
Sangiovese / Cabernet Sauvignon / Cabernet Franc / Merlot from Carmignano, Tuscany

"Piaggia's 2015 Carmignano Il Sasso is rich, ample and voluptuous in what is a very representative expression of the year. Black cherry, plum, lavender, spice, tobacco and dried herbs develop in the glass, but the 2015 is all about fruit intensity and texture. There is not much subtlety here, but wow, is the 2015 gorgeous." 95 Points Antonio Galloni

Available: 9

Price: $24.95

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  • 95AG

Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale Oro 2012, 0.75L
Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Tuscany

"You'll find intriguing, earthy aromas of scorched soil, underbrush, leather, ripe plum and a whiff of game on this structured red. Full-bodied, the palate reflects the nose, evoking dried black cherry, cranberry, licorice and a gamy note alongside fine-grained tannins." 91 Points Wine Enthusiast

Available: 11

Price: $37.99

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  • 91WE

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia 2014, 0.75L
Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Cabernet Franc / Petit Verdot from Bolgheri, Tuscany

"Very pretty texture of lemon rind and fresh tannins with fresh plum and peach undertones. Sweet tobacco. Turns to chocolate." 91 Points James Suckling

Available: 6

Price: $62.99

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  • 91JS

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Ornellaia 2014, 0.75L
Cabernet Sauvignon / Petit Verdot / Merlot / Cabernet Franc from Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany

"Very floral and fresh with dark berry, lemon rind and hints of cloves and spice. Medium to full body, firm and silky tannins and a pretty finish of fruit, smoke, toasted oak and more spice . . . Outstanding . . ." 94 Points James Suckling

Available: 1

Price: $159.99

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  • 95JS

Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Ornellaia 2015, 0.75L
Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Cabernet Franc / Petit Verdot from Bolgheri Superiore, Tuscany

"The 2015 Ornellaia is a dream wine with magnificent balance. All the elements are in the right place. In most vintages, Ornellaia needs time to fully come together, but the 2015 is just impeccable, even in the early going. The warm vintage notwithstanding, winemaker Axel Heinz crafted and Ornellaia is more about finesse and power. The potent, bruising tannins Ornellaia can show as a young wine are nowhere to be found. Bright raspberry jam, mint, white flowers and pomegranate are some of the many notes that punctuate the finish in a memorable Ornellaia that will go down among the great vintages produced at this reference-point estate." 98 Antonio Galloni, Vinous

Available: 10

Price: $195.00

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  • 98AG

Paolo Bea Montefalco Rosso Riserva Pipparello 2011, 0.75L
Sangiovese / Sagrantino / Montepulciano from Montefalco, Umbria

"The Pipparello vineyard is a hilltop site in Montefalco at 1300 feet above sea level. The soil is clay and gravel. The vines in the Pipparello vineyard are a minimum of 20 years old. Harvest takes place normally during the middle of October. The ultimate wine is a blend of roughly 60% Sangiovese, 25% Montepulciano and 15% Sagrantino. The cuvaison extends for a period between 40 to 50 days. After the alcoholic fermentation this wine spends a year in stainless steel tanks and then two years in large oak barrels and is released after an additional year of bottle-aging." Rosenthal Wine Merchant

Available: 12

Price: $64.95

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Paolo Bea Montefalco Rosso de Veo 2010, 0.75L
Sagrantino from Montefalco, Umbria

"The current version of Rosso de Veo is a selection of the Bea estate’s younger Sagrantino vines, principally from the “Cerrete” vineyard which graces the highest point in Montefalco, between 1300 and 1500 feet above sea level. The soil is clay and limestone infused with small pebbles from an ancient riverbed. This wine is vinified in a similar fashion to the single vineyard Sagrantino with a long cuvaison which extends forty to fifty days. The wine is then aged one year in stainless steel tanks, two years in large oak barrels and another year in bottle before release. The wine is not filtered." Rosenthal Wine Merchant

Available: 2

Price: $49.95

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  • .RWM

Paolo Bea Montefalco Rosso de Veo 2011, 0.75L
Sagrantino from Montefalco, Umbria

"The current version of Rosso de Veo is a selection of the Bea estate’s younger Sagrantino vines, principally from the “Cerrete” vineyard which graces the highest point in Montefalco, between 1300 and 1500 feet above sea level. The soil is clay and limestone infused with small pebbles from an ancient riverbed. This wine is vinified in a similar fashion to the single vineyard Sagrantino with a long cuvaison which extends forty to fifty days. The wine is then aged one year in stainless steel tanks, two years in large oak barrels and another year in bottle before release. The wine is not filtered." Rosenthal Wine Merchant

Available: 9

Price: $59.95

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  • .RWM

Paolo Bea Montefalco Sagrantino Vigneto Cerrete 2010, 0.75L
Sagrantino from Sagrantino di Montefalco, Umbria

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Paolo Bea Sagrantino di Montefalco Pagliaro 2011, 0.75L
Sagrantino from Sagrantino di Montefalco, Umbria

"The fabled local grape of Montefalco is the Sagrantino and the Pagliaro vineyard, situated at 1300 feet in altitude, is dedicated in large part to this grape variety. The harvest of Sagrantino normally occurs during the second half of October. The cuvaison extends for forty to fifty days. The wines is then aged for one year in stainless steel, another two years in large Slavonian oak barrels and, finally, spends one more year in bottle (the wine, like all Bea wines, is unfiltered) before release. Annual production from the Pagliaro vineyard is 15,000 to 20,000 bottles." Rosenthal Wine Merchant

Available: 15

Price: $84.95

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  • .RWM

Caterina Zardini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2011, 0.75L
Corvina Veronese / Rondinella from Amarone della Valpolicella, Veneto

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