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Prendas Vermentino Di Sardegna 2012 Product #27715 (In Stock)
Prendas Vermentino Di Sardegna 2012 Prendas Vermentino Di Sardegna 2012

From Italy's island of Sardinia, this classic Vermentino is both delicious and a screaming value!  Made and aged in tank with brief lees contact to add a little body, it shows off cut apple, lemon, melon and a whiff of orange blossom. Nicely bright and juicy, this has enough fruit to drink on its own but will shine with a seafood salad with fennel or ceviche with orange.

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Kellerei Kaltern Caldaro Schiava 2012 Product #27353 (In Stock)
Kellerei Kaltern Caldaro Schiava 2012 Kellerei Kaltern Caldaro Schiava 2012

Schiava (also called Vernatsch or Trollinger) was actually the region’s most planted grape for many years – with 60% of total vineyard area – until Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay began to supplant it.  That’s too bad, because the light, crisp, and juicy red wines this local grape makes are fun to drink and pair well with a wide range of foods.

Reflecting the cultural and linguistic diversity of Alto Adige, the Schiava grape is called “Kalterersee” in the local dialect of the region around Lake Caldaro.  Grapes for this beauty grew on loamy, limestone gravel soils at 230-450 meters above the Lake and were fermented and aged entirely in tank. A delicious farmhouse red, loaded with red berry fruit, a hint of smoke, and a bright gentle finish.  Kind of like a ripe Chinon (but without the herbal notes), this is delicious with a light chill and shines with everyday foods and cured meats.  Great value, too.

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Boissiere Vermouth Dry Product #3817 (In Stock)
Boissiere Vermouth Dry Boissiere Vermouth Dry

Vermouth is an aromatic wine, made from a neutral, dry white basic wine which is then blended with an infusion. The infusion, which gives each vermouth its unique and distinctive character, is created by flavoring the basic wine with a special selection of herbs, flowers, fruit peels, seeds, plants and other botanicals. The addition of brandy fortifies the vermouth to 18% alcohol by volume. The prized and closely guarded recipe is used to make Boissiere has not changed since 1854.

 

Infused with select botanicals such as elderflower, chamomile and coriander, Boissiere is recognized for its floral and herbal aromas and refined palate. Add ice and drink it "neat" or mix it in to make the perfect martini!

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Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2009 Product #26941 (In Stock)
Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2009 Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2009

Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri and “Best Value of the Year”!  The highest honor awarded by the Italian’s guide to Italian wine doesn’t often go to wines from Puligia, much less wines that sell for this price.  From vineyards around the little Pulgia town of Salice Salentino, this is intended to be 100% Negromaro – although the vineyard is old and 5-10% of the vines planted years ago were probably Malvasia Nero.  Ripe fruit is picked in early September, rushed to the winery, and fermented cool in stainless steel.  Two years aging in one and two year-old small barrels rounds off the edges without adding oak flavors.

If you know Salice Salentino, you’ll recognize the aromas and flavors here.  The black color tells you this is a ripe, deep, wine, and the aromas of dark black plum and cherry, warm licorice root, savory spice, and purple flowers reinforce that impression.  In the mouth, the flavors are bold, warming and ripe – blackberry, black cherry, hot earth, roasted meat, spice and cocoa powder – with plenty of the meaty, earthy, complexity that Salice Salentino is known for.  But, it’s the purity, clarity, and wonderful freshness of flavor and texture that take this to another level.  Ripe, not roasted.  Powerful, not rustic.  Absolutely delicious with grilled sausages, roasted meats, or just nuts and olives, at a value price hard to resist.

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Palazzone Dubini Bianco 2012 Product #27237 (In Stock)
Palazzone Dubini Bianco 2012 Palazzone Dubini Bianco 2012

Here's a stunning value for anyone who loves Italian white wines - or just wants a juicy, crisp, and really tasting white wine at a great price.  The wine is made by Palazzone, the estate Steve Tanzer called, "“Unquestionably the number one small estate of Orvieto.”  Made from the younger vines that would otherwise goin into the estate's Orvieto, this is a beautiful, lively white from Umbria. Green apple, lime and watermelon flavours with a zesty mid palate. Great on its own, with salads or fish.

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Ch De Chasseloir Muscadet Chereau Carre 2012 Product #27401 (In Stock)
Ch De Chasseloir Muscadet Chereau Carre 2012 Ch De Chasseloir Muscadet Chereau Carre 2012

One of Muscadet's oldest and best estates turned out a classic wine in the fine 2011 Loire vintage.  Aromas of sea shell, lime skin, and a hint of bready lees carry through on the bright, energetic, palate.  A fine mouthwatering Muscadet that has enough buffering richness (from time on the lees) to enjoy on it's own as well as with the classic pairing of raw oysters.

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Strauss White 2012 Product #27543 (In Stock)
Strauss White 2012 Strauss White 2012

A fresh, zippy blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, and Chardonnay, think of the Strauss White as a more sophisticated answer to the no longer available Steininger Young.  Fresh, clean citrus flavors with a hint of honeysuckle, this is a delicious, refreshing wine for light fish dishes, sushi, and pre-dinner sipping. 

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Volpetti Cesanese 2012 Product #27650 (In Stock)
Volpetti Cesanese 2012 Volpetti Cesanese 2012

Even bigger, bolder, more fruit filled, and even more delicious than before (while still pretty garishly packaged).  From vineyards around Rome, the Volpetti packs a punch of lush dark damson plum and black cherry fruit with accents of earth and spice.  A short stay in old oak barrels softens the tannins and adds a hint of sweet balsamic.  Drink this a touch cool with pizza margherita, a bowl of pasta in red sauce, or even a big, juicy, burger and you'll be very, very, happy!

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Venegazzu Loredan Gasparini Prosecco Brut Nv Product #27196 (In Stock)
Venegazzu Loredan Gasparini Prosecco Brut Nv Venegazzu Loredan Gasparini Prosecco Brut Nv

A terrific bottle of Prosecco from the just elevated Asolo DOCG.  Clean and fresh aromas and flavors of citrus, apple, melon, pear and a dash of spice.  Bright and juicy in texture with plenty of fun and fruity fizz, this gets a touch more complex on the back as a note of citrus peel emerges on the long, zesty finish.  A fun Prosecco to sip or celebrate with!

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Villa Jolanda Prosecco Product #22192 (In Stock)
Villa Jolanda Prosecco Villa Jolanda Prosecco

Villa Jolanda Prosecco is made from 100% Prosecco grapes grown in the hills north of Treviso.  Grapes are hand-harvested, chilled in the vineyard, and given a low-temperature fermentation in stainless steel tanks to preserve freshness and fruit.  The wine features lovely aromas of white flowers, orchard fruits, and a touch of mineral.  Lightly sparkling with very pretty, small, bubbles, the wine is full of flavor - peach, ripe apple, lemon zest, and a nice mineral streak.  Fruity and crisp, the wine finishes with a touch of mineral and yellow apple.  A fantastic wine to keep on hand for everyday celebrations or to stock up on for Holiday parties.  Delicious!

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De Angelis Rosso Piceno Superiore 2009 Product #27458 (In Stock)
De Angelis Rosso Piceno Superiore 2009 De Angelis Rosso Piceno Superiore 2009

Italian fans know the grapes here – 70% Montepulciano and 30% Sangiovese – but may be new to the Italian wine region called Rosso Piceno.  We’re in Marche here, east of Rome and bordering the Adriatic Sea.  The DeAngelis vineyards sit between the sea and the mountains, and you’ll find both influences in this juicy, complex, red.  Earthy, bacon-like, aromas and flavors on top of sweet red fruit and earthy base notes. Velvet textured with crisp tannins, this is a stunner with everything from smoked fish to cured meats and sausages.

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Dolin Vermouth De Chambery Rouge 375ml Product #27792 (In Stock)
Dolin Vermouth De Chambery Rouge 375ml Dolin Vermouth De Chambery Rouge 375ml

Dolin Vermouth's are pretty much the same today as they were when first introduced in 1821.  Made from white wines and fresh and dried herbs and botanicals from Chambery, they are all complex, fresh, and just as delicious on their own as they are in a complex cocktail.

The red vermouth is frankly sweet but with plenty of bright acidity and bitter herb at the end to keep things fresh.  A touch of cherry/berry fruit and plenty of caramel, bitter herb, and exotic spices hold sway here with citrus peel and herb flavors lingering nicely.

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Dolin Vermouth De Chambery Blanc 375ml Product #27793 (In Stock)
Dolin Vermouth De Chambery Blanc 375ml Dolin Vermouth De Chambery Blanc 375ml

Dolin Vermouth's are pretty much the same today as they were when first introduced in 1821.  Made from white wines and fresh and dried herbs and botanicals from Chambery, they are all complex, fresh, and just a delicious on their own as they are in a complex cocktail.

The Blanc vermouth is super aromatic with extravagant scents of crushed herbs and flowers. Full of fruit, herb, and nutty flavors, this is frankly sweet but with great acidity and a clean, lingering, finish.

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Terredora Di Paolo Rosae Novae 2012 Product #28089 (In Stock)

Here's an utterly charming and delightfully delicious rose of Aglianico from the volcanic hills inland of Naples, Italy.  Crushed strawberry and cherry fruit get accents of fresh herb like thyme and even basil.  It's round and richly textured but finishes dry underneath the luscious strawberry, cherry, and raspberry fruit.  A great wine for antipasta and salami!

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Finca Valldosera Cava Brut Nature NV Product #23944 (In Stock)
Finca Valldosera Cava Brut Nature NV Finca Valldosera Cava Brut Nature NV

The price-quality-ratio here is just absurd. Toasty and yeasty on the nose then fantastically complex apple and golden fruit flavors with plenty of yeast/bread dough flavors.  Stunning levels of fruit for a no-dosage wine and the kind of creamy, silky, texture normally only found in $40 Champagne.  Super friendly, you can drink this like Prosecco if you like, but it's more than sophisticated enough to warrant close attention.

"Finca Valldosera is a boutique producer (5000 cases total production) of high-class Cava. All three of the above Cavas are Brut Nature meaning they have received zero dosage. The Non-Vintage Brut Nature is a blend of 45% Xarel-lo, 30% Macabeo, 10% Parellada, 10% Chardonnay, and 5% Subirat Parent with 10% of the Xarel-lo barrel-fermented and aged. The wine remained sur lie for 24 months and was hand-riddled. It offers up an enticing nose of brioche, smoked nuts, and assorted white fruits. Displaying small persistent bubbles, a smooth texture, and excellent balance, this tasty Cava over-delivers in a big way."Wine Advocate 90 points

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La Formica Valpolicella Superiore 2010 Product #27212 (In Stock)
La Formica Valpolicella Superiore 2010 La Formica Valpolicella Superiore 2010

Like most modern Valpolicella, Corvina makes up the backbone of this bright, fresh, wine with dashes of other traditional grapes – Rondinella and Oseleta – for spice.  But, nearly 40% of the wine is Corvinone, a grape long thought to be just a clone of Corvina.  Here, it adds a unique, captivating, herbal note that takes Corvina’s crunch red fruits to a whole new level!

After hand harvesting, all of the Valpolicella grapes are lightly air dried to concentrate their flavors, and then fermented and aged all in tank.  On the nose, plenty of Valpolicella’s classic red fruit and floral aromas but with an extra kick of fresh herb and leafy tobacco.  Bold, ripe, strawberry and sweet cherry fruit takes center stage in your mouth with notes of spice, garrigue, and pipe tobacco adding complexity and interest.  The fruit flavors are fresh and crunchy but the texture round and easy to enjoy, with notes of tangy cherry, pomegranate and herb on the mouthwatering finish.  Give it a chill and it will quench your thirst on a hot afternoon, but it will be even better with cured or grilled meats!

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Clua Mas D'en Pol Blanca 2012 Product #27300 (In Stock)
Clua Mas D'en Pol Blanca 2012 Clua Mas D'en Pol Blanca 2012

Maybe it’s the great 2012 vintage (a winner in pretty much all of Europe), or perhaps it’s a little more rigorous vineyard work or a touch more sophistication in the blend.  Or, it could just be that Xavier left Muscat out of the blend this year.  Whatever the cause, this is far and away my favorite release of this sophisticated but crowd-pleasing white ever.

Xavier makes this from Grenache Blanc, Chardonnay and a dash of Sauvignon Blanc grown in the rocky, hard-to-work, vineyards of Terra Alta.  Fermented cool in tank and bottled without ever touching a barrel, it delivers just the right balance of luscious nectarine and tangy pineapple fruit with hints of lemon grass and lime pith.  Round, generous, and mouthfilling, the real excitement here is on the back palate and finish where a burst of selzer, chalk, and briny mineral emerges under the mouthwatering acidity.  A refreshing white you’ll love sipping on the back deck with nibbles and enjoy even more with shellfish, sausage, or paella.  Just a winner all around.

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Gini Soave Classico 2011 Product #27613 (In Stock)
Gini Soave Classico 2011 Gini Soave Classico 2011

The 2010 "basic" Soave from the region's most dependable top-quality estate is gentle in the mouth with yellow fruit and a touch of nutty anise that grows on the expansive finish.  There's a floral note present this vintage, but more than enough bright, apple and lemon, acidity to keep things fresh and refreshing.  Great wine for fresh water fish!

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Casa Bianca Rosato Nv Product #26268 (In Stock)
Casa Bianca Rosato Nv Casa Bianca Rosato Nv

A fabulous little rose sparkler made of 75% Prosecco and 25% Pinot Noir, perfect for the dog days of summer! Aromas of strawberries, peaches, and a hint of almond. Great, mouthwatering acidity and a much more sophisticated finish than we expected at this price.
Perfect as an aperitif - whets your appetite in the most delightful way!

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Fracchia Voulet Malvasia Di Casorzo D'asti 2012 Product #26876 (In Stock)
Fracchia Voulet Malvasia Di Casorzo D'asti 2012 Fracchia Voulet Malvasia Di Casorzo D'asti 2012

This delicious frizzante wine is a rare version of red Malvasia, vinified with a pleasant touch of sweetness and a light, frothy, sparkle. As The Washington Post’s Dave McIntyre said about the 2011, “This delightful little frizzante red from Piedmont is a cousin to Brachetto d’Acqui, and equal to Brachetto in its affinity for chocolate."  As always, the lightly sweet red raspberry and strawberry fruit is a delight!

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