From Italy's east costal region of Marche comes this classic white wine, made of 100% Verdicchio, a grape variety with historical mention back to the 14th Century and earlier. This one comes from the inland Matelica region. It is characterized by bright, lemony fruit, with earthy aspect and a refreshingly crisp acidity.
Fruit forward with aromas of fresh wild berries, it shows all the characteristic dry and fresh finish of Sangiovese. Medium body.
CHIANTI - 2007 Villa Petriolo - D.O.C.G. Sangiovese (100%)
Limpid, with a lively purple color, this wine has a fragrance which range from fresh cherry to pepper spice, and gives a pleasant odorous sensation. Full in the mouth, fresh, with a well balanced and structured tannin.
SANTA VIRGINIA - 2008 Tenuta Larnianone - I.G.T. Merlot, Cabernet and Sangiovese Grapes
Aged in 500 litres oak barrels, this is a Super Tuscan classic in style, a wine that should please a wide range of tastes, young, but elegant, without excessive rough edges, and displaying to the full the character of the Tuscan grape par excellence, the Sangiovese.
MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZO - 2009 Villa la Rocca - Montepulciano grapes (100%)
Aged in 500 liters wood barrel. Rich and full bodied, offer delicius flavors of ripe red berries, pepper and spices, with an elegant bouquet of tobacco and licorice, framed by fine tannins. Indicated for red meats, sausage and cheese.
Intensely ruby red color with supple aromas of ripe black cherry and blackberry, followed by spicy notes of charcoal, vanilla and black pepper. Bursting flavors of ripe fruit and exotic spice are balanced by pleasant acidity and silky tannins.
SYRAH - 2008 Castel Venus - Syrah (100%)
Intense ruby red. At the nose hints of strawberries and cherries, is soft, strong and persistent in the mouth. Full bodied with a touch of fresh mature fruit at the end.
Dark ruby. The 2001 Cerequio is an outstanding effort, and displays a deep, captivating nose of roses, spices and macerated cherries, which melds seamlessly into layers of ripe dark fruit, offering great persistence on the palate and a lingering note of minerality on the finish.
BAROLO - Da Milano 2004 - Nebbiolo grapes (100%)
Deep red-ruby color with slight orange hues. Intense aroma of vanilla and licorice.
BARBARESCO - D.O.C.G. La Ca' Nova 2001 - Nebbiolo grapes (100%)
Red color with orange reflection, fresh fruits, balsamic and tobacco nose. Fragrance of mint with a spicy aftertaste.
Trentino Alto Adige
MERLOT - Villa Gresti 2003 - Merlot grapes (100%)
Intense red color with strong ruby hue. Elegant with lively tannins, refined and spicy with a mint notes on the finish.
Ruby and red color. Elegant and harmonic. Wood and dried fruits on the palate. Elegant with a light oakiness.
POGGIO AI CHIARI - Colle S. Mustiola 2003 - Sangiovese (95%), Colorino (5%)
Medium ruby color. Intense and penetrating notes of red currants and wild cherries. Firm, muscular yet graceful. Polished in texture with a fruity, velvety, lengthy finish. Perfect for earthy Tuscan appetizer, cold cuts, stew and red meat cooked any style.
Color intense with aroma that is faintly reminiscent of dried fruit and flowers, smooth, rich, velvety succulent and powerful.
TERRA DI LAVORO - Galardi 2005 - Aglianico grapes (80%), Piedirosso grapes (20%)
The 2005 Terra di Lavoro is a beauty. This blend bursts from the glass with a compelling array of smoke, ash, graphite, underbrush and black cherries. Layered, sweet and powerful, it reveals notable depth as well as persistence.
Vini Da Dessert - Dessert Wine
PASSITO DI PANTELLERIA - Colosi - Sicilia
Golden yellow with amber highlights. To the nose offers perfumes of honey, apricot and citrus. Sweet, soft and balanced on the palate.