This wonderful prosecco offers very fine, pleasant bubbles caressing the palate. It is crisp and exudes courageously elegant, fresh, lively fruit and flowers with notes of bread dough and citrus. It has a fresh and toasty nose with pear and citrus fruit notes, followed by a persistent effervescence.
Pinot grigio, 2012, Fantinel, Friuli
The bouquet has hints of citrus fruit, which evolve into an even more mature bouquet. It has a pleasantly dry and slightly tannic taste that soothes the palate.
Greco, 2009, Mastroberardino, Campania
This wonderful wine is smooth, elegant, rich in minerals and full-bodied. It is a fresh fruity wine, armed with wonderful acidity. It possesses a rich straw yellow color, with greenish hues. It has a fruity bouquet with apricot and peach notes.
This wine attains a clean, bright nose of citrus, fresh pear, and hints of herb and spice. In the mouth the same citrusy flavors are experienced, as well as some grassy/herbal, mineral touches. The finish is extremely clean, flavorful, full of fruit and perfectly balanced.
Sauvignon, 2012, Cantina Tramin, Alto Adige
In the mouth it is dry and fresh with notes of tropical fruit. It is shining and alive with complex flavors.
Chardonnay, 2011, Felsina 'I Sistri', Toscana
This wine possesses an intense straw-yellow color. On the nose characteristics of tropical fruit and peach exist, with pleasant hints of spice and well-integrated vanilla. The palate is full and slightly creamy with an elegant and well-balanced structure to ensure better acidity and a fresh flavor.
Arneis, 2011, Bruno Giacosa Arneis, Piemonte
This arneis has a dark, straw yellow color. It has an intense, elegant, aromatic, fruity bouquet reminiscent of peach, apricot, citrus and acacia flowers. It possesses fresh and fragrant flavors with soft abundance. With a beautiful herbaceous backbone, this wine can pair perfectly with starters and main courses.
Dolcetto, 2007, Cogno 'Mandorla', Piemont
This wine is bright ruby red in color with deep violet highlights. The perfume is immediate and intense, uncompromisingly and persistent. The bouquet is dry, elegant and round, with notes of fruit and a wonderful almond finish.
Montepulciano, 2009, La Valentina 'Spelt', Abruzzo
This wine opens with hints of mediterranean spices, though a pleasant, earthy, mineral tone can also be noted. It bestows a rush of sensations without losing quality and suggestions of blackcurrant and mulberry wait to combine with traces of coffee and cocoa.
Sang/Cab Sauv/Mer, 2009, La Maialina 'Gertrude', Toscana
This is a plush wine loaded with ripe fruit and sweet spices. It also possesses characteristics of bright red berries, cinnamon, anise and cherries. It is flavorful and robust, with forward fruit notes balanced by spicy hints of earth. The taste is ample yet soft on the palate.
Montepulciano/Aglianico, 2009, Di Majo Norante 'Ramitello', Molise
Deep ruby-red in color, this wine offers aromas of plums, forest fruits, dark chocolate, leather, and licorice. On the palate, a rich and velvety body pushes flavors to continue over a long and intriguing finish.
A medium to full bodied wine, deep ruby red in color with a clean nose and aromas of red fruits and woody hints. Good structure with soft tannins, flavors of raspberry, strawberry vanilla and licorice.
Named one of America's "Hot Names Rising" by Zagat's Magazine in 2004, Josh Ziskin is known to Bostonians for his authentic Northern Italian dishes served at La Morra in Brookline, MA. Josh and his wife Jennifer lived in the Piedmonte region of Italy where they studied food and wine. They returned to Boston to open La Morra, named after the town where they lived.
Before branching out on his own, Josh worked as Chef de Cuisine at The Tuscan Grill in Waltham. Josh is a long-time resident of Brookline, where his family owned a frame store for more than 30 years just blocks away from La Morra's present location.