Tommasi Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015
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|Region||Italy, Veneto, Amarone della Valpolicella|
Deep 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.
Lavender, ground anise and tobacco notes accent the dried cherry and singed orange peel flavors of this bright, chewy, medium- to full-bodied red. Drink now through 2023.
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.
Antinori Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato 2018The 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.
Antinori Villa Antinori Rosso 2017Villa Antinori 2017 is ruby red in color. Its nose is complex and offers notes of wild berries such as bilberries, and plums that blend with hints of toasted hazelnuts, spices and vanilla. Its palate is full-bodied, round with soft velvety tannins with a long savory finish.
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.
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.