SOPRANO :: ASTI NV :: PIEDMONT, ITALY 32
Fully Sparkling, crisp and fresh with White peach and orange zest flavors. Finishes dry and smooth with fresh cream.
SIEMA :: BROSECCO BRUT NV :: VENETO, ITALY 29
The other famous sparkling wine of Italy. Dry, crisp and refreshing with soft pear and apple flavors. Fully sparkling.
GLORIA FERRER :: BLANC DE NOIR BRUT NV :: CARNEROS, CALIFORNIA 52
Outstanding bubbly made with a high percentage of pinot noir, adding complexity and fuitiness, in a perfectly dry style.
VUEVE CLIQUOT :: YELLOW LABEL BRUT NV :: CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE 88
The mostly highly regarded champagne in America. Fragrant and full bodied, elegantly complex with a touch of pear and soft toast.
DOM PERIGNON 2002 :: CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE 198
From the house of Moet & Chandon. The ultimate in luxury Champagne which carries the name "Cuvee Dom Perignon", creator of the first true champagne.
Single vineyard selection. Produced from barolo grapes in a softer, approachable full bodied style with excellent balance, fragrance, and complexity.
"King of wines and wine of Kings' and the most honored red of Italy. Elegant, complex and firm with intense aromas and flavors of rose, cherry, and vanilla spice. Medium-full bodied with a superbly long finish.
From one of the greatest vineyards in the Barolo area. A perfumed wine that presents the essence of dried roses, plums, cherries and herbs with a medium bodied feminine personality. A sweet note of tar lingers on the long, resonating finish.
Gifted with a generously smooth character, rich flavor and extended barrel aging, this robust red is layered with dark fruits, blackberries and subtle spice notes.
Called the noblest of all wines in 1865 and bestowed the title "Vino Nobile" in the late 18th century, this is a gorgeous wine and a great selection. Fresh, perfumed aromatics meld into a well delineated core of dark fruit as it reveals outstanding length and complexity.
Dense, concentrated, full bodied and complex, this cabernet provides bright cherry and raspberry aromas and mouth filling flavors of blackberry, chocolate and toasty oak.
This exceptionally smooth cabernet shows aromas of black cherry, cassis, and black pepper. Rich notes of cherry and plum lead to a vanilla spice finish.
A rich fragrance of raspberry, cedar, and red cherries delivers an elegant palate of plums, spice, and well balanced acidity, with a lengthy finish of ripe blackberries and hints of smoke.
A blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and carmenere. Aromas of spice and vanilla, with flavors of cassis, red berries, and black plum with soft tannins lingering on the palate.
Pure sangiovese (prugnolo gentile) from southern Tuscany. This intense ruby red presents perfumes of violet, licorice, and red fruits. Soft and velvety with rich flavors of dark berries, plum and spice and a lush finish.
Offers an alluring nose, with juicy currant, dried cherries and raisin with hints of sweet herbs and pomegranate. Full and dense on the palate, firm and concentrated with loads of rich fruit and a seductively long finish.
85% Montepulciano d'Abruzzi. 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. Rich, dark, and intense with black fruits, cassis, and firm mouth feel. Aged for nine months in barriques and one year in bottle.
Deep garnet color highlighted by aromas of ripe cherry, plum, and spice. Rich flavors of cherry, cassis, and blackberry are accented with french vanilla and oak. Generous flavors echo perfectly through to a deep and elegant finish.
From organic vineyards nestled in the hills just east of the city of Venice. A smooth and elegant wine with complex flavors of blackberry, black cherry, and spice.
Select pinot noir grapes from select vineyards across California's best growing regions. A balanced, complex, and harmonious wine. Ripe red raspberry and cherry aromas carry through to the palate, balanced by a crisp, silky finish.
Produced from seven distinct pinot noir clones showcasing the diversity of the estate vineyard. Flavors of ripe cherry and berries with hints of smoke, bacon, and earth that lead to a long finish.
This Chianti Classico is a traditional wine made from sangiovese, canaiolo, and merlot. It has rich tannins and a dry finish, with hints of tobacco leaves and green spices. It comes from the lower vineyard on the I Fabbri Estate located in the heart of Lamole in the Classico zone of Chianti.
Small production, top quality Chianti Classico from Florence. Deep ruby and violet hues with scents of black cherry and plum. Deeply flavored, soft and velvety with a firm, lingering finish.
Medium bodied oak aged, showing flavors and aromas of red berries, violet, plum, and sweet, earthy spice. Firm and soft on the palate with a lengthy finish.
When name and reputation in Chianti are considered, Ruffino always comes to mind as one of the most highly regarded estates. This Riserva is their finest example and testament to what the finest can be from Chianti.
Luce, the signature wine of the Frescobaldi family in Tuscany and the Mondavi family of Napa. This wine captures the unique terroir expression of Montalcino with complexity and elegance. Luce is a lustrous, striking purple red, almost opaque to the eye. Delicate notes of wild berry fruit, such as blueberry and blackberry are obvious to the nose, enriched by spicier nuances of cinnamon and nutmeg and wit ha final elegant touch of crisp mint. Luce impresses immediately on the palate with good velvet textured weight; expansive, fine grained tannins; a firm, sturdy structure, concluding in a finale that seems endless.
Intense ruby red color with elegant aromas featuring hints of herbs and aromatic spices and flavors of cherry and generous berry fruit. Soft and harmonious tannins, full bodied and long lasting on the palate.
The younger and more approachable version of Brunello di Montalcino. Mocha and black raspberry aromas with a fine tannic structure. Finely scented oak aging balanced by layers of complex fruit.
The grapes for this Dolcetto come from 80 year old vines growing on the southwest hill of the Bricco dei Tatti estate in Barbaresco, Piemonte. It is bottled unfiltered and unrefined (some sediment is to be expected). Rich with lively tannins, this wine shows the Dolcetto grape at its best. Only 260 cases made.
A single vineyard valpolicella in the "Ripasso" style enriched with a generous addition of Amarone. Ruby red with garnet hints, an intense aroma with undertones of ripe Amarone, soft dried cherry and raisin flavors and impressive length to the finish.
Upfront, evolved notes of spring flowers ,sweet licorice, blueberry and boysenberry aromas emerge from this dark ruby/plum tinged wine. The fruit character is prominent and the wine is seductive, lush, and opulent.
A truly convivial wine. Owning to the careful blending of various terroirs, the result is a wine of great charm. A brilliant raspberry hue and a nose that is refined and intense with notes of violet, peony, and red fruit syrup. Fresh and silky with a lengthy finish.
An elegant, finely crafted syrah, one of the best of Sicily, with concentrated plum and blackberry flavors; exhibiting notes of cacao and peppery spice.
A bold yet elegant Malbec with blueberry rand plum nuances intertwined with vanilla and spice and toasted oak aromas. Juicy and soft on the finish.
Cabernet Sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc. Very intense brilliant deep ruby red color. The aroma is intense and broad, reminiscent of sweet leather, cacao, and vanilla scented oak. Rich with a full persistent palate and noble tannins.
Made with Sangiovese (Capanelle), and Merlot (Avignonesi) grapes, this wine is aged for 18 months in French barriques. Intense, brilliant ruby red color, red fruit aromas and nuances of tobacco, vanilla, and leather. Its tannins are sweet and mellow, its texture pleasingly silky.
Fresh, fruit-forward aromas of black currant, chocolate, and roast coffee scents. beautifully structured on the palate, it boasts intense, concentrated, dark berry and cassis flavors balanced by supple, well-knit tannins and a long, flavorful finish with fine acidity and savory mocha tones.
The 2006 Anthology is rich, smooth and spicy, a delicious wine. Mature cherry flavors concentrated cassis fruits are brought to focus with cedar, and vanillin spiced accents. Graceful and powerful, the lingering flavors are unctions and seemingly endless.
The most honored red wine of Tuscany and one of the world;s greatest red wines. Deep ruby, very young, floral, chocolate, dark berries, cassis, closed. Fresh acidity, elegant texture and beautiful ripe tannins, refreshing and mouth watering, a long finish.
A single vineyard reserve Barbaresco, limited production of only 150 cases produced. Intense, rich, elegant and floral. Perfumed and very focused on fruit with tightly packed berry and spice flavors. Superbly structured, with ripe tannins, refined and integrated.
Produced from 100% nebbiolo grapes, which are dried in the amarone process. A concentrated richness with fruit reminiscent of ripe Barolo, beautifully layered complexity and great length.
Made from the ancient indigenous grape of Piedmont from which it takes its name, "Favorita" (the favored one), this is ideal as an apertif, with summer dishes, seafood plates, and fried calamari.
This wine, with a full-bodied grape presence, bracing aroma and deep citrus and Granny Smith apple flavors, has well-defined acidity, with lots of steely complexity and firm mineral notes.
Straw yellow with a greenish hue. Subtle, persistent, scent of green apples and almond with a well structured elegant body, generously full, refined, and rich on the palate.
Bursting with flavors of tangerine, peach, and citrus and joyously fruity with a traditional light sweetness and gentle effervescence.
"The white wine of Barolo" from the Langhe hills. Elegant, fullbodied and dry. Generous fruit and floral aromas with a touch of fresh almond and a very smooth ending.
A full bodied white with an alluring perfume of gardenias and rose petal, spicy and flavorful with a finish of clove, nutmeg, and ginger.
This is a wonderful dry Riesling from the family owned estate's vineyards. Very ripe with lots of stone fruit aromas, full-bodied with a great balance of fruit and acidity.
A stylish blend of sauvignon blanc and chardonnay from southern Tuscany. Vibrant fruit, citrus, and apple flavors followed by a well balanced, bright, finish.
A perfect combination of Virginia's previer winery and Italian heritage. Take an Italian grape, add an Italian winemaker, estate grown in Virginia and feature it at a true Italian restaurant. Buon Appetito!
The most famous producer of this distinctive Italian varietal. Citrusy and dry with great depth, elegance and a long finish.
Lush rich, full flavored and elegant from one of Italy's premier regions for pinot grigio. Perfumed with aromas of pear blossoms, white melon and sweet hay and a bright citrus finish.
An elegant wine from western Virginia with fresh acidity, lively essence of melon and citrus with soft fruit flavors.
A voluptuous sauvignon, silky and rich in flavor. Notes of honeysuckle, fig, and honey finishing with juicy citrus, melon, and nectarine.
A full bodied chardonnay with creamy texture and hint of oak, and aromas of pear, apple, and vanilla.
A great expression of Oregon Chardonnay. Notes of baked apple, pineapple, and minerality. Smooth and silky with a hint of smoke and vanilla. Aged in French, American, and Hungarian oak, but not overpowering.
Barrel fermented chardonnay with layers of rich fruit, subtle vanilla scented spice and a full, buttery finish. From a small producer crafting stellar wines.
A golden dry wine, intensely rich and superbly balanced. Crisp apple, pear, and citrus with a touch of vanilla shaded by oak.
Straw colored with greenish gold highlights, full and long lasting with hints of ripe fruit, especially apple, apricot, and tropical fruits, with a fresh, soft finish.
An outstanding wine with a rich yellow color with golden highlights. The nose is richly perfumed, with notes of wild flowers an suggestions of ripe apples and greengages. Hints of honey and vanilla contribute even greater complexity. Rich, concentrated and mouth-filling, yet invitingly fresh and persistent.
From the sunny hillside vineyards near the town of Orvieto, this is a tradition wine, bright and refreshing with lovely pear, apricot, and mineral notes, crisp and dry on the finish.
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