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Achelo 2016

$23.00

Tasting notes

The 2016 Achelo shows an intense ruby-purple color. The nose offers notes of spices in excellent balance with aromas of red currants and blackberries. The palate is supple, with soft tannins well integrated with the notes of liquorice and red fruit, and the finish and aftertaste are long and savoury.

Altesino Brunello Di Montalcino “Montosoli” 2011

$124.30

Montosoli is in fact a vineyard of about 5 hectares to the north east of Montalcino at an altitude between 350 and 400 metres, whose grapes were fermented and aged separately for the first time after the 1975 harvest. The composition of the soil (marly limestone and siliceous limestone representing the Alberese era with lithoid components dating from the same period), the unique position and particular microclimate contribute to ageing the grapes which produce an extremely complex and elegant wine

Casino delle Vie 2013 IGT Toscana

$27.40

Sweet cherries, crushed flowers and licorice.

Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Colorino and other allowable grapes

Figline V.no ( Florence) district Particella No8, 57 del Mappale N37, SE Exposure

Fermentation in stainless steel

Cignale 2012

$69.20

90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot. The wine ages in barriques for 20-24 months and the bottle for six months. Cignale is deep, dark ruby in color. Very floral and beautiful with hints of dark fruit, black currant, and violets.

Cont’Ugo 2015

$57.60

Tasting notes

The nose shows intense notes of ripe cherries and blueberries well integrated with intriguing hints of candied fruit and sweet spices. On the palate, the wine is supple, balanced, and long. The balance and the high pleasure level of the fruity aftertaste are a characterizing element of the wine.

Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta 2013 Rennina Brunello di Montalcino

$182.00

93 points: Pieve Santa Restituta 2013 Rennina (Brunello di Montalcino)

This is fragrant, offering cherry, leather, floral and spice notes. On the palate, this remains fresh, with persistent flavors and fine harmony. Dusty tannins pull everything together on the finish. There’s plenty of energy here. Best from 2021 through 2035.”- Bruce Sanderson.

Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta 2014 Brunello Di Montalcino Dop

$86.00

When the Gaja family purchased the historic Santa Restituta estate in 1994, it did so in the hopes of bringing its expertise and experience in winemaking to this often misunderstood appellation. Today, Pieve Santa Restituta’s Brunello di Montalcino is considered one of the top expressions of the appellation.

Guado Al Tasso 2011

$139.00

57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot

Tasting notes

A wine of the aromatic intensity and silkiness of texture was something rather unexpected in such a hot vintage as the 2011. The Merlot gave sweetness of flavor, density of texture, and a very intense aroma of black fruit. The Cabernet Sauvignon contributed an exceptional richness along with additional black fruit aromas, liquorice, and not the slightest hint of greenness. Cabernet Franc added a magnificent balance and poise, smoothing the elevated tannic power of the other varieties and, finally, the Petit Verdot supplied that light touch of spice which completed the bouquet. This is a concentrated wine, one of great class and elegance, a wine capable of a very lengthy aging and positive evolution in the bottle.

Guado Al Tasso 2015

$79.50

62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot

Tasting notes

The 2015 Guado al Tasso is characterized by a rich and complex bouquet with notes of tobacco, toasted coffee, and leather which fuse with the aromas of ripe berry fruit. The palate is a vibrant one, with both tannins and freshness well present to give savor and persistence. The finish and aftertaste are spicy and fruity, complete and fragrant. It is a vintage which a very important aging potential.

97 points James suckling

Guado al Tasso Vermintino 2017

$23.90

Tasting notes

Straw yellow with greenish highlights in color, the wine presents an ample range of intense and fragrant aromas which include citrus, candied, and passion fruit. The flavors are well supported by the freshness and by a mineral vein which give the wine much savor and a lengthy persistence on the palate.

Il Bruciato 2015

$30.00

Tasting notes

An intense ruby red in color, the wine shows attractive and complex aromas of red berry fruit, sweet spices, and toasted coffee. The flavors are full, round, and of high level balance and pleasure. It will be a vintage well capable of improving over time.

Le Volte Dell’Ornellaia 2014 Toscana IGT

$37.60

The different varietals were fermented separately in small steel tanks to maintain their varietal characteristics intact. The alcoholic fermentation was followed by malolactic fermentation, again in steel tanks. The wine was then aged for 10 months, partly in barrique used for Ornellaia and partly in cement tanks, to obtain the perfect balance between tannic structure and an expression of fresh fruit.

Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2015 DOCG

$49.50

An intense ruby red in color, the wine’s nose shows ripe red fruit along with sustained sensations of vanilla and spices. The palate is ample and enveloping, balanced and vigorous with soft and silky tannins and the finish and aftertaste and long and persistent.

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Matarocchio 2011

$227.00

Tasting notes

The 2011 Matarocchio is a wine of rare concentration and refinement. The nose is very intense and complex with notes of chocolate, blackcurrants, and blackberries along with varietal aromas which confer a unique personality. The palate is rich, silky, and deep.

Message in The Bottle Toscana IGT 2016

$20.40

Sangiovese 70%, Syrah 15%, Merlot 15%

From the province of Firenze and Siena

Vinification in stainless steel vats at 20deg C for 7-8 days of maceration

Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months