Prosecco DOC - Albino ArmaniRegular price $23.95
Supplier: Albino Armani
Made In: Friuli, Italy
Production area: in the hills of the typical doc area located at the feet of the mountains.
Soil composition: loose and well aired, rich in stones and gravel.
Growing system: guyot.
Harvest: manual in mid September.
Vinification: after the natural fermentation, a second fermentation in stainless steel tanks goes on for at least 3-4 months. When bottling, the residual sugar is adapted in order to obtain the “extra dry” result.
Sensory profile: straw yellow colour. Refined and elegant on the nose, with mineral and fruity scents. Long and sapid on the palate, where the pleasant acidity is compensated by a nice sweetness.
Food pairings: ideal as an aperitif, it goes very well throughout a meal.
Service temperature: 8 – 10 °C.
Barolo Ravera - Marziano AbbonaRegular price $60.95
Supplier: Marziano Abbona
Ravera is Novello’s most famous cru, and makes the best Barolos of the zone. The Ravera is particularly well balanced, with a magnificent body and depth, noble tannins, fruity and spicy aromas, and overall great drinkability.
SCORES: Suckling 91 | PARKER 91 | Wine Spectator 90 | Wine Enthusiast 89
VINEYARD OF PRODUCTION:
Ravera - Novello
AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARDS:
65 quintals per hectare
FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION:
An intense garnet red with orange reflections, this wine develops aromas of rose, fruit infused spirits, vanilla, and spices. Opulent and intense body, rich with round, austere tannins, it has great drinkability. Serve at 18° C (64° F) after bringing the bottle to room temperature for 24 hours before drinking
Crushing-destemming followed by maceration in contact with skins. Alcoholic fermentation is spontaneous, done with indigenous yeasts and in contact with its skins in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature; daily pumpovers. Submerged cap maceration follows. Finally, dry racking, decantation, and transfer to barrels
After spending a long time in barrels, it's then assembled and bottled, then rests in the bottle at a constant temperature of 14° C (57° F) for several months before release.
Completely spontaneous, carried out during submerged cap maceration
Merlot Terre Siciliane - SensiRegular price $16.95
Supplier: Sensi Vini
Made In: Tuscany, Italy
Grape varieties: 100% Merlot
Sensory profile: Deep red in colour, with an elegant presence of aromatic herbs on the nose as well as on your palate. If still young, a scent of raspberry. With age it acquires spicy tones and a pleasant dry taste.
Food pairings: Rich first courses based on meat or game sauces,roasts and grilled red meat.
Brunello di Montalcino 2015 - MastrojanniRegular price $558.00
Made in: Tuscany, Italy
Colour: Clear red, tinged with some pomegranate hues.
Nose: Fruits and spices run after each other in a sweet conjunction conveyed by tobacco notes.
Palate: Frank and potent, at the same time strong and full-bodied, it ends with a lingering sapidity.
Pairing: Game, Lamb, grilled red meats and mature cheeses.
Chianti Classico DOCG - SensiRegular price $24.95
Supplier: Sensi Vini
Made In: Tuscany, Italy
WINE ENTHUSIAST 2018
WINE ENTHUSIAST 2017
BERLINER WEIN TROPHY 2014
DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2014
The name Chianti Classico, today identified by the famous logo of GALLO NERO (black rooster), is reserved to wines produced in the most antique origin area of Chianti.Produced in the hilly area of the provinces of Siena and Florence. Dark red color, leaning towards garnet with aging, it has a full body and structure, with traces of mature fruit of a velvety taste with soft tannins.
Gavi di Gavi - Marchesi Di BaroloRegular price $26.95
Supplier: Marchese Di Barolo
Region: Piemonte, Italy
The color is yellow straw with green hues. The aroma is intense and fine, fruity and floral. It remembers the golden apples and green almonds. The scent of chamomile flowers is strong at the taste, completely in harmony.
Food Matches: A classic wine from tasty appetizers, seafood and fish dishes. Due to its structure and minerality is the ideal wine for rice salads, vegetable pies and light pasta dishes. It goes well with fresh cheese with a soft texture.
Serving temperature: 8° degrees C. (46° F)
Rosso Amaranto, Vermouth - MancinoRegular price $42.95
Producer: Giancarlo Mancino mancinovermouth.com/home.html
Infused with 38 botanicals, 10 of which are used for Amaro, and natural spirit on Trebbiano di Romagna wine base.
Dark Imperial Amaranth red with a glint of caramel. A grand anatomy.
Vanilla, Rhubarb, Juniper, toasted wood, Myrrh, Chiretta, Christmas spices (Cloves, Cinnamon bark, dried Orange). Remarkably balanced with a bittersweet medicinal root finish.
Perfect for Negroni and Manhattan.
Primitivo Organic IGP - AmastuolaRegular price $19.95
Supplier: Agricola Amastuola
Made In: Puglia, Italy
Ageing: 18 months, part in oak barrel and a part in medium size stainless steel tanks, equipped with micro-oxygenation and at controlled temperature.
Colour: Ruby red, deep and bright
Aroma: Fruity vocation of Primitivo grape bursts intense with hints of plums and cherries in jam, with hints of minerals and cinnamon
Flavour: Impact of volume, but fine, rich and balance
Serving Temperature: 17° and 18° C.
Alcol: 14% vol.