Antinori Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato 2018
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|Region||Italy, Tuscany, Bolgheri|
The 2018 Il Bruciato vintage shows an intense ruby red color to the eye. The nose is characterized by notes of ripe red berry fruit and by sweet spices. The palate offers a fine structure, balance, and drinking pleasure. Light sensations of mint and liquorice add much complexity to the finish and aftertaste.
Canaletto Pinot GrigioCanaletto Pinot Grigio has a lovely floral aroma, with masses of fresh fruit flavours on the palate and a rush of citrus acidity, making it perfectly balanced and totally refreshing. An elegant style of wine which is ideal on its own, or with creamy pasta sauces, fish dishes or white meats.
Villa Cafaggio Chianti Classico 201392 Points - Wine Spectator The Villa Cafaggio Chianti Classico has a very intense ruby red colour. It has an intense fruity aroma with spicy notes and a full concentrated palate, with a very pleasant finish. Lovely dried fruit and chocolate character with hints of hazelnut. Medium body, soft tannins and a fresh finish. Drink now.
Masottina Brut Prosecco96 Points - Decanter Elegant, fresh and sincere. Reminiscent of citrus fruit: lemons, grapefruit, green mandarins and limes. The aroma then gathers into almost palpable hints of apples; clear at first but with surprising varietal notes that give the freshness of green apples and the soft sweetness of quinces. It ends with light hints of mint and fresh unripe almonds.
Viticcio Chianti Classico Riserva 201595 Points - Wine Spectator Intense ruby red with violet nuances. A complex nose with sour cherry, ripe blackberry, and cassis with undertones of cinnamon, nutmeg, and freshly ground pepper. On the palate, soft and fresh, with the alcohol rounding out the harshness of the tannins. Finishes with a long, toasted note. Will age well for more than ten years.
Antiche Terre Venete Amarone della Valpolicella 201691 Points - Wine Spectator 92 Points - James Suckling Deep garnet color. Nose has notes of plum and cherry with hints of raspberry. Full-bodied, soft and slight aromatic lingering aftertaste. Excellent with red and grilled meats, game and aged hard texture cheeses.
Lunadoro Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 201592 Points - Wine Spectator Dark ruby red color with intense garnet hints. Complex and characteristic bouquet, with mature fruits aroma and pepper notes, as well as plum jam and floral notes of violet, chocolate and cigar. Balanced taste, with sweet tannins and the right acidity for a dynamic long finish. Obtained from the vinitification of Sangiovese, its ruby red colour evolves to a quite strong garnet colour. It has a complex and characteristic bouquet with a mature fruit aroma, notes of black pepper, prune jam, a floral note of violet, cigar and dark chocolate aromas. Well balanced on the palate and with sweet tannins that, combined with the correct acidity, create a long lasting finish. This wine is perfectly suited for traditional recipes of Tuscany, especially red and braised meat, soups like "pappa col pomodoro" and mushroom dishes. Serving temperature: between 16°and 18°.It should be decanted for at least one hour before drinking.
Viticcio Chianti Classico 201694 Points - James Suckling Tasting notes: Brilliant ruby red in color, on the nose this wine offers scents of red fruits, plums, and violets. Also evident are notes of blond tobacco, graphite, damp underbrush, and toasty notes. On the palate, it is pleasantly refreshing, with elegant and balanced tannins that leave a long finish of toasted and bitter cacao notes, which come from aging in wood. Will age well for eight years or more. This is the winery’s most historic wine, the first Viticcio label, made with a blend of Sangiovese grapes selected from our vineyards and rounded out with a small addition of Merlot.
Triacca Valtellina Superiore Sassella 2016#80 of TOP 100, Wine Spectator 91 Points Sassella is a particularly remarkable site - steep, stony and sun-baked. In the midst of it is the Paradiso vineyard, a veritable little wine paradise with superbly exposed slopes and a special magic of its own. The Nebbiolo grapes, which ripen here, give this wine a powerful structure. The soft tannins are harmoniously interwoven. Fruit aromas are intense but with great finesse. Sasso means stone, and countless small rocky terraces are one of the particular features of the site. In the middle there is a little chapel, also known as Sassella.
Antiche Terre Venete "Baorna" Single Vineyard Amarone 2016Baorna Amarone is a single vineyard wine that comes from restricted block right next to the winery. Baorna is the name of the water source that flows close to the vineyard that helps, in addition with the special micro-climate, to get the most specific representation of the area. Limited production: 9,000 bottles 20 years-old vines Aroma: Red berries and spices that perfectly matches up with a fine and elegant oak hint given by the barrels aging. Taste: Round and full-bodied feeling in the mouth that up with a fine and elegant oak hint given by the ends up with a long and deep closing, giving a retro-aromatic persistence that lasts for minutes. Soil: lime-clay soil, well-balanced in loam and organic compounds that allows the root to spread deeply in the ground.
Conti Costanti Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012The Reserve should also be seen as, in the panorama of a Brunello however very long-lived, the wine that can really age dozens of years at the beginning this wine is always much tannic and with a more important acidity that needs a certain number of years of aging in bottle.
Roberto Voerzio Barolo Cerequio 2005Intense ruby red in color, with garnet hues. Fresh and complex aromas of macerated cherries, plums, dried roses, minerals and spices surround a terrific concentration and depth. This Barolo is creamy and broad, racy and refined. The flavors explode with a supple and persistent roundness. The finish is long and elegant with fine-grained tannins. Fruit is everywhere! Recommended with rich fare, such as truffle scented dishes, roast beef, fillet mignon and medium-aged cheeses. This is a masterful Barolo, long-lived and beautiful.
Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne 2012Le Vigne Barolo interprets the ancient handed-down wisdom and tradition of Langhe and Barolo of assembling the Nebbiolo grapes from various vineyards. We interpret this historic practice by working only with indigenous yeasts and by keeping the grapes of each vineyard separated during the fermentation and wood ageing, rather than combining them during fermentation.
Tommasi Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015Deep ruby red color with garnet shades. Warm, ripe on the nose, intense and of great refinement. The taste is complex, smooth, full bodied, lots of cherry notes and plum. Recommended with TOMMASI Amarone is a wine which one can proudly serve on special occasions, particularly with red meats, game and ripe cheeses. But it can also be sipped an ideal companion to enjoyable conversation.
Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 2016This wine is elegant and well balanced, with a good structure and aroma. Ruby red in colour with purple hues, it offers light hints of raisins, sophisticated notes of vanilla, black pepper, cloves and cinnamon. It has a long, velvety finish and soft tannins. Palazzo della Torre easily pairs with various Italian dishes, above all risottos, especially those flavoured with saffron, porcini mushrooms and pork; classic dishes such as pasta with Amatriciana and Carbonara sauces, baked lasagna, gnocchi with gorgonzola cheese and walnuts; grilled meats and roasts. It also excels when matched with Parma ham and fine-cured Zibello pork loin, as well as medium-matured cheeses, especially Parmigiano Reggiano (Parmesan), pecorino and Monte Veronese. The delightful aroma of raisined grapes is enhanced if the wine is served at 18° C in a large wine glass.
Kendall Jackson Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Meiomi Pinot Noir 2018A rich garnet color, the wine reveals lifted fruit aromas of bright strawberry and jammy fruit, mocha, vanilla, and toasty oak. Expressive boysenberry, blackberry, dark cherry, juicy strawberry, and toasty mocha flavors lend complexity and depth on the palate. The well-integrated oak provides structure and depth seldom seen in Pinot Noir
Santa Margherita Alto Adige Pinot Grigio 2019With its straw yellow color, clean intense aroma, and dry golden apple taste, our signature Pinot Grigio is full of authentic, flavorful personality. A clean, lovely aperitif to start any food occasion. It goes wonderfully with fresh cheeses, seafood, pasta, and rice dishes, as well as white meats and soufflés.
Louis M Martini Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Jermann Pinot Grigio 2018Pinot Grigio from Pinot Grigio grapes, fermented as a white wine. It has an intense straw-yellow colour; its aroma is intense, full and fruity, with excellent persistence. Its taste is dry, velvety, and particularly well-orchestrated for its full body. To be paired with fish soups, chargrilled seafood and various dishes based on field mushrooms and porcini mushrooms. This wine is wonderful with squid ink lasagnette pasta and crayfish sauce.
Orin Swift Abstract Red 2018Aromatics with gravity, the wine pulls you in with notes of blueberry, black fig, bloodied strawberry and hints of musk and rhubarb. Bold on the entry, the palate exudes rich notes of dark plum and ripe framboise with a slightly chalky texture. The wine transitions effortlessly to a finish of black cherry, sweet licorice and some quick drying tannins.
Austin Hope Cabernet Sauvignon 2018Deep ruby in color, the 2018 Austin Hope Cabernet Sauvignon expresses aromas of fresh black currants and cherries accompanied by subtle smoky notes and dried spices. On the palate, this lavish powerful wine is layered with juicy blackberry, ripe cherry, vanilla bean and brown butter. It's full-bodied and rich, balanced by a touch of bright acidity and firm polished tannins.
Michael Pozzan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018The 2018 AV Cabernet shows the wild, brambly berry fruit profile that is characteristic Alexander Valley right from the start. Aromas of ripe wild blackberries and cranberries are balanced by a touch of graphite-like minerality. In the mouth, the wine shows dark and intriguing flavors of bittersweet chocolate, espresso, and exotic Chinese five spice powder. The tannins are broad and sturdy, giving way to a long and perfumed finish with close and hints of barrel smoke. Enjoy this classic Alexander Valley Cab with a pepper steak and grilled asparagus.
Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon 2017Crimson red with scarlet highlights in appearance. Enticing aromas of Bing cherry, dark chocolate, lightly toasted oak with a hint of blackberry jam and vanilla. Striking flavors of ripe raspberry, blackberry, cocoa, and hints of vanilla linger harmoniously. Full yet elegant on the palate,with vibrant fruit and very approachable tannins. This wine has a long and velvety finish. Pairs well with filet mignon with balsamic reduction, pan-roasted lamb chops with cabernet sauce, sauteed broccolini with garlic, rosemary scalloped potatoes, or a hearty charcuterie platter.
Bedrock Wine Co. Old Vine Zinfandel 20182018 was a brilliant year for Zinfandel across California, and this wine reflects it. The 2018 is a blend of 85% Zinfandel filled out with Mataro, Grenache, Alicante Bouschet, Carignan, Petite Sirah and scant amounts of the many other varieties that can be found in California's older, multifarious vineyards. Many of our most venerable vineyards contribute to this wine, including Bedrock, Teldeschi, Esola, Pagani, Papera, Evangelho and Pato filled in with lots from other old vineyards throughout the state. This will provide great drinking pleasure with a decant early on, but as with most iterations of this bottling, will develop nicely for a number of years.
Fattoria di Felsina Berardenga Chianti Classico 2017Ruby red with deep intensity and hue. Fruity, fine and elegant aromas dominated by wild berries, along with array of spicy notes. Fruity on the palate with good tannins and a lingering finish.
Bear Flag Eureka! RedBlending the best bold California reds, Bear Flag Eureka! Red Blend delivers notes of ripe plum and boysenberry jam one moment and hints of graham crackers and milk chocolate the next. Abundant hints of complex spices and a tease of candied orange zest lend a hand in putting this plush red blend in a category of its own.
Conundrum Red 2017A playful purple hue, this vintage opens on the nose with the pure essence of chocolate mixed with notes of berry pie, wildflowers, vanilla and a fresh oak character. The palate is lively and mouthwatering, featuring lush cherry flavors infused with unsweetened chocolate and intriguing notes of clove and nutmeg. Tannins provide structure and vibrancy from the moment of entry all the way through to the finish, enhancing this wine's freshness and calling you back long after you take an initial sip. Endless options for food pairings. It is a perfect complement to richly flavored or spicy foods like spaghetti Bolognese, Asian or Indian cuisine, Mexican tacos or fajitas, smoked meats, and of course, BBQ (meaning pretty much anything that fits on the grill).
Giovanni Sordo Barolo 2013Red garnet color with orangey nuances which become more accentuated as years go by. It has delicate, etheric, intense, full and lingering aromas. The flavor is warm, full, complex, dry and harmonious. Its austerity is linked to the presence of sweet and complex tannins. Pairs well with roasts and game.
Louis Latour Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2017Our Pinot Noir 2017 unveils a ruby color and a nose combining cherry and undergrowth flavors. Its mouth is very smart with an alliance of liquorice and red fruits. Pair with grilled meat - mature cheeses.
Rodney Strong Upshot Red Blend 2016This wine was made to enhance the enjoyment of life in a fun and inviting way. The Zinfandel that comes off one of our estate vineyards, called Hubbard Ranch, starts as the foundation of the wine and gives it a great sense of place. The Merlot adds a sense of sensuality and softness that invites you in to the heart of the wine. The Malbec is the flesh and soul of the wine. It adds beautiful blue and red fruit and contributes to the mouthfeel with depth and texture. The Petite Verdot is the confidence of the blend and adds intensity and complexity. Lastly, because the wine is about enjoyment, I added a splash of Riesling for the fun…It adds a floral high note. The UPSHOT of blending these varietals is a wine that was made to underscore my passion for blending wine, a place that I love, and my enjoyment for this amazing life I get to live.
Duckhorn Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2018This vibrant Sauvignon Blanc begins with enticing aromas of lemongrass, lychee, passionfruit, melon and pineapple, followed by hints of white nectarine and lime. On the juicy palate, a subtle viscosity is perfectly balanced by refreshing acidity that adds precision to the citrus and tropical fruit flavors, while driving the wine to a bright, zesty finish.
Sans Liege Cotes Du Coast 2017Daylight wanes and a new energy pulses through the redwoods. As the lanterns are lit you take in scents of honeysuckle, lemongrass tea and shale. You are now dancing and laughing with mirth as you pass by a rustic dessert table. It is set with creme brulee and miniature vanilla spice cakes adorned with orange blossoms. Children run past snacking on jazz apples and dried pineapple and you smile with gratitude for the day.
Willamette Valley Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir 2018This wine exempli es the classic "Willamette Valley style" with complex aromas of red and bramble fruits including cherry, raspberry and blackberry accented by notes of orals and anise spice to create an alluring nose. On the palate, the wine is round and full-bodied with a silky mouthfeel and avors of dark fruit, cedar, baking spice and signature earth. Exceptionally balanced with seamlessly integrated tannins, balancing acidity and a lingering nish. Peak drinkability Peak drinkability: 2020 - 2028. This wine will pair beautifully with traditional Pinot Noir dishes including cinnamon-rubbed Oregon lamb lollipops, duck breast with fruit compote, herb-crusted pork tenderloin, cedar plank grilled salmon, mushroom risottos and aged cheeses.
Sterling Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016The power of Napa shows in the rich, deeply red garnet color with aromas and flavors of dark red and black fruits, including black cherry, raspberry, blackberry and ripe plum. Notes of mocha, oak spice and cassis are accented with sea salt caramel and vanilla bean. Intense and full-bodied, the wine is balanced and well-structured with seamless acidity and evident but pleasing tannins. Approachable and welcoming now, the wine will continue to evolve and reveal more of its personality over the next decade.
Duckhorn Napa Valley Chardonnay 2018Both complex and alluring, this radiant Chardonnay opens up with aromas of pineapple, stone fruit and lime, as well as hints of white flowers and sweet French oak. On the palate, it is round and silky, with lively acidity and abundant minerality balancing the underlying richness and adding poise to the lush flavors of apple, peach and creamy lemon curd.
Villadoria Barbera D'Alba Tardoc 2014A traditional Barbaresco, it is garnet red in colour with ruby highlights, and has an ethereal nose with rose and violet, red fruit jam, raspberry and also vanilla, nutmeg, white pepper and aniseed aromas. It is full-bodied in the mouth, with tannins which never predominate, and is balanced and long lasting. Food Pairings: Pasta dishes with meat sauces, red meat based, braised dishes and game, cheeses including matured cheeses.