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Terre d'Almeramo Barbera Del Monferrato 2015 Product #31208 (In Stock)
Terre d'Almeramo Barbera Del Monferrato 2015 Terre d'Almeramo Barbera Del Monferrato 2015

Serious wine value fun alert here!  This is one of those wines you'll want on hand to pair with any meal, to serve with a chill on a warm day or to let warm up and gain richness on a cool autumn evening.  It's 100% Barbera, the juicy, low tannin, cherry and earth-laden grape of Piemonte to the south of Turin.  This example from Monferrato is just bursting with juicy black cherry fruit with accents of violets, leather, and spice.  There's a richness and depth here that many $20 Barberas lack and a sweet/tangy cherry and cherry pit finish that will keep you coming back for more.  A wine that screams "Italy" but will also please a crowd.

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Monte Degli Angeli Pinot Noir Monferrato 2015 Product #30859 (In Stock)
Monte Degli Angeli Pinot Noir Monferrato 2015 Monte Degli Angeli Pinot Noir Monferrato 2015

You've got to be willing to think a bit outside the box to find real, honest, Pinot Noir selling for less than $10 these days.  Here we head to Italy's Piemonte region - more famous for Barolo and Barbaresco - to a small family-owned estate run by Brothers Antonio and Paolo Sperone.  The climate here is closer to Burgundy than you'd expect, and it lets the Sperones harvest ripe, juicy, Pinot Noir fruit and then give it 6 months in barrel to soften and gain complexity.  Black cherry and strawberry fruit hold center stage here with accents of smoke and fresh earth.  Juicy in the middle and supported by light, fine, tannin, this is a steal in value Pinot Noir that tastes like...well, Pinot Noir!

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Franco Serra Barbera d'Alba 2014 Product #30220 (In Stock)
Franco Serra Barbera d'Alba 2014 Franco Serra Barbera d'Alba 2014

From a small Barbaresco producer, this fresh and fruity Barbera delivers a lot more complexity and satisfaction than it's humble price suggests.  Fresh and juicy Bing/black cherry fruit roll across your tongue with accents of fresh leather and aged Balsamic.  Long on the palate and mouthwatering finish where very light tannin gives a little extra support.  A pretty sophisticated wine for the price - great with pizza, pasta, or even on its own.

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Osel Ruche Monferrato 2011 Product #28190 (In Stock)
Osel Ruche Monferrato 2011 Osel Ruche Monferrato 2011

You may never have heard of Ruche, but if you like aromatic grapes like Pinot Noir, and are searching for something that will sing with everything from Indian food to pizza, you've found your new best friend.  A traditional grape from Italy's Piedmont region, this is a soft, easygoing red with intriguing aromas of cherry, plum, lavendar, and floral notes.  Delicious and unique.

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Lodali Moscato d'Asti 2015 Product #30607 (In Stock)
Lodali Moscato d'Asti 2015 Lodali Moscato d'Asti 2015

A delightfully aromatic wine, with loads of fresh fruit flavors bursting from the glass. It is sweet, but beautifully balanced by the wine's effervescence and acidity. Being frizzante, it has only about half the effervescence of a sparkling wine, and is hard to resist. This wine makes a wonderful accompaniment to many desserts, especially those made with fruit such as peach, pear, apple and berries.

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Alessandro Veglio Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Product #31690 (In Stock)
Alessandro Veglio Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Alessandro Veglio Dolcetto d'Alba 2015

Look, if you don't like this then perhaps Dolcetto just isn't your thing.  But we think you'll love the aromas and flavors of ripe blackberry and plum fruit, the feeling and flavors of rich chocolate, and the savory lift of licorice root and bitter almond.  The tannins are light (especially for Dolcetto) and the finish long and lush with chocolate and dark fruit coating your palate.  Barolo winemaker Alessandro Veglio says this may be the best wine he's ever made.  It's certainly outstanding and very, very, delicious.

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Fracchia Voulet Malvasia Di Casorzo D'asti 2015 Product #30800 (In Stock)
Fracchia Voulet Malvasia Di Casorzo D'asti 2015 Fracchia Voulet Malvasia Di Casorzo D'asti 2015

This delicious frizzante wine is a rare version of red Malvasia, made with a 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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Il Falchetto Moscato d'Asti Ciombo 2015 Product #30983 (In Stock)
Il Falchetto Moscato d'Asti Ciombo 2015 Il Falchetto Moscato d'Asti Ciombo 2015

About as zesty as Moscato gets, this is really "drinking" Moscato, a wine you'll want to sip and enjoy all by itself before dinner or as the afternoon slides by.  Plenty of classic peach, mango, fresh flower, and lychee aromas and flavors with a ginger/spice lift and lemony acids.  At just 5.5% abv, there's a bit more acidity here than in some Moscato, making this especially bright and mouthwatering.

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Accornero Freisa La Bernardina 2015 Product #31626 (In Stock)
Accornero Freisa La Bernardina  2015 Accornero Freisa La Bernardina  2015

As Antonio Galloni says, Accronero is "one of Piemonte's hidden gems" and this may be their most under-the-radar  wines.  Freisa can be hard and tannic (which is why much of ends up pink and/or sweet and/or fizzy).  Here as a dry red with just a prickle of fizz, it's gorgeous. Wild aromatics of crushed flowers and strawberries lead to flavors of fresh raspberry, strawberry, and berry blossom.  Dry and floral on the finish, it's a great pizza and salami red!

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La Mondianese Grignolino d' Asti 2015 Product #31635 (In Stock)
La Mondianese Grignolino d' Asti 2015 La Mondianese Grignolino d' Asti 2015

What is Grignolino?  A red wine grape from Piemonte, Italy, where the root name – grignole – means “many pips”, referring to the many seeds found in this rarely seen grape.  It’s prone to being tough and tannic, but not here.  Diane thought this tasted like “Pinot Noir and Sangiovese had a baby”, and there's definitely something to that.  In any event, it’s a lightly colored and textured wine that opens with aromas of sweet cherry, red berries, and a hint of lavender.  In the mouth the fruit is bright and juicy and a touch of earthiness comes up at the end.  Light enough to drink with fish or to take a chill for solo sipping.

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Pecchenino Dolcetto Di Dogliani San Luigi 2014 Product #30605 (In Stock)
Pecchenino Dolcetto Di Dogliani San Luigi 2014 Pecchenino Dolcetto Di Dogliani San Luigi 2014

Another fine vintage for this rock-solid Dolectto that sings with pizza, pasta, and grilled fish. A bit lighter than some releases, but still nicely ripe and fresh.  It's racy and taught with intense tangy raspberry and wild cherry aromas and flavors and just a touch of licorice.  Solid grip on the finish where a hint of herb tea shows through.

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Paitin Barbera d'Alba Serra 2013 Product #30606 (In Stock)
Paitin Barbera d'Alba Serra 2013 Paitin Barbera d'Alba Serra 2013

In the warm 2013 vintage, Paitin's Serra Barbera retains lovely freshness to go with the dark, seductive, fruit.

"The 2013 Barbera d'Alba Serra is soft, open and seductive, with silky tannins and lovely overall balance. Sweet floral notes meld into spices and bright red berries in a feminine wine that shows the more delicate side of Barbera. The 2013 spent a year in large, neutral casks."  Vinous (Galloni) 88 points

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Andrea Oberto Barbera D'alba 2014 Product #31339 (In Stock)
Andrea Oberto Barbera D'alba 2014 Andrea Oberto Barbera D'alba 2014

A classic Alba Barbera here with chunky flavors and fine acidity.  Aromas of earthy dried cherry and cocoa bean on the nose and then round, mouthfilling, flavors of black cherry, red flowers, more cocoa dust and even some cracked pepper.  There’s a nice earthy, almost balsamic, note hiding down deep and the finish is long and refreshing.  Drinking just about perfectly right now!

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Andrea Oberto Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Product #31622 (In Stock)
Andrea Oberto Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Andrea Oberto Dolcetto d'Alba 2015

They say the best way to gague the quality of a Barolo winemaker is to taste their Dolcetto - because it's both the least expensive and hardens wine to make in any cellar.  Oberto's Dolcetto shows why we admire this fine, small, estate so much.  Aromas of candied raspberry, cherry, strawberry and lavender flow onto a sweetly fruited palate where more lavender and some bitter chocolate add extra interest.  Finishes just chewy enough to pair with a traditional platter of cured meats and a fine burger red, too!

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Luigi Baudana Dragon Langhe Bianco 2015 Product #31102 (In Stock)
Luigi Baudana Dragon Langhe Bianco 2015 Luigi Baudana Dragon Langhe Bianco 2015

A stunner. Let's forget that this is mainly Chardonnay because the experience here is more about "Piemonte" and "Yum" than Chard.  Clean, fresh aromas and loads of citrus and orchard fruit flavors that get lift from a dose of zingy citrus and a hint of slate. An exotic and delicious blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Nascetta and a tiny amount of Riesling for lime zest freshness.

"This is delicate aromatically, boasting floral, peach, apple and lemon notes. There’s more weight on the palate, where the peach and apple flavors reign, playing out with citrus and spice accents. Shows fine harmony and texture. Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Nascetta and Riesling. Drink now through 2020. 1,800 cases made."Wine Spectator 90 points

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Vietti Arneis 2015 Product #30981 (In Stock)
Vietti Arneis 2015 Vietti Arneis 2015

From the family that "saved" Arneis, grapes for this wine come from the middle of the Roero area, in Santo Stefano Roero. Pale sunshine yellow color with fresh floral, citrus and melon aromas with hints of almonds. An unoaked, dry, medium bodied white wine with crisp acidity, the Arneis is well-balanced, elegant wine with good complexity and a lingering finish. Astonishingly good in 2015!

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Andrea Oberto Nebbiolo Lange 2015 Product #31340 (In Stock)
Andrea Oberto Nebbiolo Lange 2015 Andrea Oberto Nebbiolo Lange 2015

Yes, it's dead young Nebbiolo and never saw a barrel.  But this rich, velvety, and fruit-filled "baby Barolo" is wildly delicious and fun to drink right now.  Roses, tar and cherry aromas lead to broad, rich, and very ripe red cherry, strawberry, crushed flower and earthy spice flavors.  Plenty of tannin, but it's sweet and supple and melts with food.  From young (8-10 year-old) vines in La Mora, this is a compelling introduction to Italy's greatest grape and will delight new explorers and hard-core Barolo fans alike.

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Accornero Giulin Barbera Del Monferrato 2013 Product #31625 (In Stock)
Accornero Giulin Barbera Del Monferrato 2013 Accornero Giulin Barbera Del Monferrato 2013

Not shy, this ripe and fruit filled Barbera! Enjoy with rich pasta sauces or stews.

"Black cherry, smoke, mocha, lavender, licorice, menthol and dark spices are some of the scents that emerge from Accornero's 2013 Barbera del Monferrato Giulin. This is another wine that boasts notable depth and resonance yet does so while maintaining remarkable balance. This extroverted Barbera should drink well for at least a handful of years."  Vinous (Galloni) 93 points

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Vajra Barbera D'alba Superiore 2013 Product #30575 (In Stock)
Vajra Barbera D'alba Superiore 2013 Vajra Barbera D'alba Superiore 2013

One of Piemonte's very greatest Barberas from 80+ year-old vines in Barolo Crus Bricco delle Viole and Bricco Bertone. It's rich, dark, and powerful, with layers of raspberry, black cherry, crushed violets, and spicy oak on the nose and the luxurious, rich and creamy, palate.  Silky smooth tannins support a wildly broad and long finish.  The wood is still integrating, so decant or hold for 3-10 years.

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