Italian Wine

Piedmont White

Il Giai Moscato d'Asti 2010

Winery: Az. Agr. l'Armangia

Appelation: Asti D.O.C.G.

Varietal: 100% Moscato

Alc. by Vol. 15.0%

Notes: A light sparkler with wildflowers, apple and honey flavours 

Chateau de Novi 2009

Winery: Az. Agr. Il Miglardonico Laura Valditerra

Appelation: Gavi D.O.C.G.

Varietal: 100% Cortese

Alc. by Vol. 12.5%

Notes:  A warm, flinty nose that precedes a full-bodied, rich palate of ripe fruit and almonds that is concentrated and persistent

Piedmont Red

Cascina del Monastero Barolo 2003

Winery: Az. Agr. Cascina del Monastero

Appelation: Barolo DOCG

Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo

Alc. by Vol. 14.5%

Notes: A powerful and glass-filling nose of plums and cherries is backed by strong vanilla aromas. Inviting tannins and expansive palate end in a licorice finish.

Titon Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza 2007

Winery: Az. Agr. l'Armangia

Appelation: Asti Superiore Nizza DOC

Varietal: 100% Barbera

Alc. by Vol. 14.5%

Notes: The Titon is a full-bodied wine with well structured tannins and good acidity.

Accolades: 90 point out of 100 in I Vini di Veronelli

Vignali Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza 2004

Winery: Az. Agr. l'Armangia

Appelation: Asti Superiore Nizza DOC

Varietal: 100% Barbera

Alc. by Vol. 14.5%

Notes: Aromas of plum,violets, vanilla, almonds. Full-bodied palate,rich tannic finish.

Accolads: 92 point out of 100 in I Vini di Veronelli

Rusticardi Barbera d'Asti Superiore 2004

Winery: Tenuta dei Fiori

Appelation: Asti Superiore DOC

Varietal: 100% Barbera

Alc. by Vol. 15.0%

Notes:  Cassis, vanilla and eucalyptus dominates the nose. Black fruits, coffee & oak are all present on the palate as a strong tannic structure and rich texture. 

Northeast White

Farafallina 2010

Winery: Az. Agr. Braidot

Appelation: Venezie IGP.

Varietal: 100% Pinot Grigio

Alc. by Vol. 12.0%

Notes: A crisp and refreshing medium bodied Pinot Grigio with a nice clean finish. 

Villagiachi Chardonnay 2008

Winery: Tenute Giachi

Appelation: Veneto IGT.

Varietal: 100% Chardonnay

Alc. by Vol. 12.0%

Notes: A well balanced Chardonnay with fresh acidity and juicy tropical fruit. 

Northeast Red

Villagiachi Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Winery: Tenute Giachi

Appelation: Veneto IGT.

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Alc. by Vol. 12.0%

Notes: A dry, full-bodied and slightly tannic Cabernet with garnet red color and a pronounced, vinous nose with herbaceous scents.

Monte Baldon Amarone 2008

Winery: Arduini

Appelation: Valpolicella DOC.

Varietal: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara

Alc. by Vol. 15.5%

Notes: A modern style Amarone, showing good deep youthful color, with ripe rich raspberry and blackberry fruit quality. 

Tuscany Red

Torciano Brunello di Montalcino 2005

Winery: Tenuta Torciano

Appelation: Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.

Varietal: 100% Sangiovese

Alc. by Vol. 14.0%

Notes:

Torciano Il Cavaliere 2006

Winery: Tenuta Torciano

Appelation: Toscana IGT

Varietal: Sangiovese, Merlot

Alc. by Vol. 13.0%

Notes:

Torciano Baldassare 2006

Winery: Tenuta Torciano

Appelation: Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.

Varietal: Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Alc. by Vol. 13.0%

Notes:

Torciano Il Vicario 2008

Winery: Tenuta Torciano

Appelation: Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.

Varietal: 100% Sangiovese

Alc. by Vol. 12.5%

Notes:

Torciano Eterno 2008

Winery: Tenuta Torciano

Appelation: Toscana IGT

Varietal: 34% Sangiovese, 33% Syrah, 33% Merlot

Alc. by Vol. 13.5%

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Southern Italy

Trullo Doppio Passo 2008

Winery: Casa Vinicola Botter

Appelation: Salento I.G.T.

Varietal: Primitivo

Alc. by Vol. 13.5%

Notes: Rich and dark in color, this wine heavy and full with sweet red and black fruit.

Vini del Sole 2008

Winery: Casa Vinicola Botter

Appelation: Salento I.G.T.

Varietal: Primitivo

Alc. by Vol. 13.0%

Notes: Powerful aromas of plum and blackberry. Thick, meaty palate of bramble and black fruits.