Italy

Italy

Wine has always played an integral part in the daily life in Italy. In fact, until as recently as the late 80s, it was inconceivable to serve a meal without it. "To consider the history of wine in Italy is to consider the history of Italy itself…wine and Italian Civilization are virtually synonymous." Italy boasts more land under vine than any other country except Spain. However, unlike Spain or France, grapes are grown virtually in every region--from the cool, alpine hillsides in the North, South to the island of Sicily. Roman legions spread viticulture not just throughout Italy, but across the whole of Western Europe, seeding the world's great winemaking traditions.
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  • Alta Mora Etna Bianco 2016

    Etna DOC, Italy

    Aromas of ripe apple, white flowers, lemon icing and ginger. Deep, spicy and rich, it finishes long with nuances of minty herbs at the back.

    • Alta Mora Etna Rosso 2014

      Etna DOC, Italy

      The Etna Rosso is 100% Nerello Mascalese, which is the predominant red grape of Mt. Etna. Many wine enthusiasts compare this wine to a Nebbiolo or Pinot Noir. The deeply colored, thick-skinned grapes contribute gritty tannins and vibrant acidity.

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    • Anselmi Capitel Croce 2013

      Veneto, Italy

      The Anselmi Capitel Croce comes from a small ten acre estate vineyard near the Croce shrine in the Monteforte. This wine is complex and persistent with rich, creamy fruit flavors of peach, apple, cream and spring flowers. The use of oak adds a subtle and agreeable spiciness to the wine.

      • Anselmi Capitel Foscarino 2013

        Veneto, Italy

        Capitel Foscarino is grown on twenty-four acres of cru vineyards at the top of the Foscarino Hill, the best vine growing hill in the area. Medium to full-bodied with flavors of fresh apples, peach and lime underscored by mineral notes.

        • Anselmi Capitel Foscarino 2014

          Veneto, Italy

          Grown on the the best vine growing hill in the Soave area at the top of Foscarino Hill, this wine's distinct mineral notes pair well with fish, shellfish, risotto, grilled vegetables and creamy cheeses.

          • Anselmi San Vincenzo 2016

            Veneto, Italy

            San Vincenzo is grown in the Monteforte area within the Veneto region of northern Italy. Light straw in color, crisp and pure with scents of minerals, lemon/lime, apricot and yellow apples. This medium-bodied white is dry and fresh with notes of citrus fruit. 

            • Berlucchi Franciacorta Brut NV

              Franciacorta, Italy

              An exceptional wine held to the highest Italian sparkling wines standards in order to bear the Franciacorta name. This crisp, elegant Italian sparkling aperitif brings out the best qualities of dishes featuring rice, pasta, light meats, salt water fish, fresh and medium aged cheeses.

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            • Berlucchi Franciacorta Rose NV

              Franciacorta, Italy

              This exceptional wine is held to the highest Italian sparkling wines standards. Elegant notes of wild-berry fruit and ripe fruits, well melded with subtle nuances of yeast and crusty bread. This wine pairs beautifully with various cold meats and charcuterie to full flavored main courses and aged cheeses.

            • Cecchi Chianti Classico 2014

              Chianti Classico, Italy

              Cecchi embodies Tuscan authenticity with an emphasis on innovation and sustainability, crafting wines that showcase the pure expressions of the family’s historic vineyards. The more traditional wine style of the Cecchi Chianti Classico is balanced and clean. Try it with homemade pasta dishes, braised chicken or roasted meats.

              • Cecchi Chianti Classico Riserva 2014

                Chianti Classico, Italy

                The Cecchi Chianti Classico Riserva di Famigliais the wine most representative of the Cecchi family’s winemaking philosophy of showcasing purity and quality of the Sangiovese grape, and only produced in the best vintage years. Elegant and refined with flavors of dark raspberry, currants, earth and ripe red fruit.

                • Cecchi Coevo 2011

                  Tuscany, Italy

                  The Coevo (contemporary) expresses the Cecchi Family's concept of elegance, style and quality. Delicate hints of wild laurel and liquorice root with a taste that is lively with deep textures and structured tannins. A balanced wine with persistent a mouthfeel that lingers into a long, supple and silky finish.

                • Cecchi La Mora Vermentino 2016

                  Maremma, Italy

                  The lightness of Vermentino in harmony with the warmth of the Tuscan coast. La Mora Vermentino combines the graceful taste of the vines to a wide-ranging and material character originating from the soil and climate characteristics of the coast.

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