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La Marca Prosecco

$43.00
Our delicate La Marca Prosecco has a pale, golden straw colour and sparkles with lively effervescence. Opening with aromas of fresh-picked citrus and honeysuckle blossoms, the crisp, clean palate brings fruity flavours of green apple, juicy peach and ripe lemon, framed by hints of minerality. The finish is light and refreshing with a tantalizing hint of sweetness. The grapes for La Marca Prosecco were selected with great care from small vineyards throughout the Prosecco DOC, from the Glera grape. La Marca Prosecco has the charm to stand alone as an aperitif, but it also has the body and the acidity to pair well with a range of foods, from seafood and mild cheeses to rich pasta dishes and decadent desserts. La Marca adds sparkle to bubbly brunch bites, like classic eggs benedict, chorizo chilaquiles or chicken and waffles. For a crisp and vibrant dinner party, pair Prosecco alongside fresh-caught crab or fish tacos with endive slaw, goat cheese flatbread pizza or roasted chicken with creamy lemon La Marca sauce.
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Cocchi Storico Vermouth di Torino

$68.00
COCCHI STORICO VERMOUTH DI TORINO
Vermouth di Torino is a collective heritage of Piedmont, which sees in the royal Savoy court as first big promoter of a product which, mainly starting from the late XVIII century, generated a flourishing industry which led Piedmont to become the Kingdom of Vermouth. In occasion of the 120 years from the foundation, Storico Vermouth di Torino is again produced according to the original recipe of Giulio Cocchi. This vermouth belongs to the category of the sweet vermouths, or Italian vermouths, sweet and amber as indicated in the manuals of the late XIX century. Storico Vermouth di Torino Cocchi has been the protagonist of the international rebirth of the top-of-the-range vermouths and the renovated interest of the great barmen for the denomination Vermouth di Torino so that it is also familiarly denominated “Cocchi Torino”. In a very short time, it’s become one of the top-of-the-range Vermouths chosen in the best bars of the world. botanical-library-Storico-Vermouth-di-Torino
CHARACTERISTICS
The original recipe of Giulio Cocchi calls for the use of herbs such as Cinchona and rhubarb which lightly colour of brown the beautiful clear wine. In order to emphasize its amber tone, the addition of sugar browned on fire emphasizes its amber tone, giving together with colour also a special note to the taste: crunchy and cotton candy able to round all the bitter tastes without using vanilla. A thrilling vermouth, rich in sensations: among the herbs and the aromatizing spices, Artemisia and citrus are the protagonists with their balanced bitter and citrusy notes which characterize Cocchi style. A rich taste with vibrant notes of cocoa and bitter orange. From the infusion of some noble and balsamic woods, we have in the end light aromas of camphor and rosemary notes. Among the minor ingredients, herbs and woods with unique perfumes such as sandal, musk, myrrh and nutmeg.
HOW TO DRINK
Delicious when pure on ice and a small lemon zest, but also an essential base for the creation of the most classic cocktails from Negroni to Manhattan.
TECHNICAL INFO
Alcohol content: 16% Vol Bottle content: 75 Cl Ingredients: wine, sugar, alcohol, aromatic herbs infusion and spices. Close the bottle with its cork after opening. Once open, keep chilled and drink within a month.
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Ornellaia 2016 “La Tensione”

$300.00
Ornellaia is a cuvée of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc & Petit Verdot and the faithful expression of unique terroir developed in harmony with nature. 2016 represents another immensely successful vintage highlighting all the virtues of Bolgheri’s climate: abundant sunshine, without excessive heat, a dry summer to allow the grapes to achieve perfect ripeness and concentration, and just about enough rain to avoid stress. All these elements combine to yield a wine that shows lush ripeness and crisp firmness, opposing forces creating a sense of dense raciness we like to describe as “tension”. Particularly dark and young colour is the prelude to a complex nose of black berries, spices and cedar. The palate is rich and dense, balanced by a refined and firm tannic structure, lifted by a juicy and bright acidity. 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot Awards
  • Wine Advocate 98
  • James Suckling 98
  • Wine Spectator 96
  • Antonio Galloni 96+
*Full case of 6 will have 5 bottles of normal label and 1 bottle of Shirin Neshat for Ornellaia 2016 "La Tensione"
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Le Volte dell’ Ornellaia 2020

$49.00
Ruby red with purple reflections, Le Volte dell' Ornellaia 2020 has a vinous bouquet, releasing a complexity of aromas ranging from ripe red fruits, to Mediterranean scrub, up to delicate notes of tobacco and spices. The mouthfeel is soft and silky, but at the same time supported by a lively acidity that gives us a crisp, persistent finish. "A blend of Merlot, Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon, the Ornellaia 2020 Le Volte dell'Ornellaia shows medium darkness and texture followed by a very primary and fruit-forward bouquet. There is a generous display of cherry, cassis and wild plum. On second nose, this easy and straightforward Tuscan blend reveals hints of spice, cardamon and polished river stone. In a hot vintage like this, the wine comes together nicely and rather effortlessly." - 90 points, Robert Parker
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Cocchi Brut Piemonte DOC

$33.90

Cocchi Brut is a sparkling wine characterized by a straw color, almost ivory, with delicate green nuances The nose is immediately very intense and enveloping, with white flowers (such as lotus and gardenia) and freshly cut fruit in the mouth it is creamy thanks to the fine and persistent perlage with notes of white peach, lychee and a hint of fresh hazelnut. A refreshing aroma of squeezed mandarin lingers on the finish. Cocchi Brut is a versatile and modern sparkling wine suitable for any situation, to be enjoyed as an aperitif or throughout the meal.

70% Pinot Nero, 30% Chardonnay

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Tenuta Sant’Antonio Campo dei Gigli Amarone della Valpolicella 2015

$140.00
The wine with the most awards from the best international juries. The oldest vineyard is dedicated to the lily, the flower that symbolises Tenuta Sant’Antonio. A single vine grows in that vineyard, giving a unique wine.
  • Colour: inky ruby red with purple reflections
  • Nose: wild fruits, woody hints, and mineral tones with aromas of liquorice, black pepper, tobacco, spices, and chocolate.
  • Palate: balanced, very intense, with a lingering robust body, to be drunk at least 5 years after harvesting.
  • Corvina and Corvinone 70% - Rondinella 20% - Croatina 5% - Oseleta 5%
"This is quite an unusual Amarone with plenty of black pepper, blackberry bush and eucalyptus, punctuating an otherwise blackberry-focused nose. Peppery and spicy. Full-bodied, open-knit and fruit-forward. Juicy on the finish. Drink from 2021." - 92 points, James Suckling
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Locations I Italian Red Wine

$39.00
With over 2000 indigenous grape varieties to select and compose a blend, an exhaustive search was undertaken to pay homage to this historic region. Maintaining the integrity of the land was paramount while simultaneously considering the end result of a dynamic and innovative wine. Powerful and rich fruit from Puglia (Torricella and Manduria) serves as the base with a lively vein of acidity from Barbera (Alba) that stabilizes things in just the right way. A vast array of aromas escapes the glass—black cherry, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cured meat—which are complemented by shades of sandalwood, vanilla, balsa and evergreen. e entry is silky smooth with a textured mid-palate of velvety fig, blueberry jam and soft oak. A hint of sea salt on the finish is rounded out with a mouthfeel that fades slowly. A blend of Negroamaro and Nero d’Avola from the Southern region of Puglia combined with Barbera from Piemonte in the North. Barrel aged 10 months prior to release. "The black-olive, blueberry and blackberry character, combined with stone and orange peel is very attractive. Full to medium body. Solid core of fruit and a flavorful, zesty finish. A blend of negroamaro, nero d’avola and barbera. Drink now." - 92 points, James Suckling
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Podere Le Ripi Lupi e Sirene Riserva 2016

$148.00
Lupi e Sirene Riserva 2016 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Curiosity leads to Culture leads to Sensitivity leads to Enthusiasm leads to Love leads to Magic leads to Universal Love. Because Everybody feels the Magic. Therefore, Curiosity is a Universal Gift. - Francesco Illy Tasting Notes: A bright delicate ruby red, that offers the typical transparency of Brunello. At the nose, it expresses a fine bouquet, where small red fruits are surrounded by earthy and irony notes. In the mouth it offers purity and energy without being excessive. A rich and linear body, so fluent and polished that it will capture the total attention of all your senses for a very long time. Food Pairing: Serve with roasted meat, aged cheeses, and pasta. Recommended Serving Temperature: from 16° to 18°C. Ageing: 33 months ageing in oak barrel, followed by a passage of 9 months in cement and a minimum ageing of 19 months in bottle Grape variety: 100% Sangiovese
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Tenuta Sant’Antonio Lilium Est Amarone Della Valpolicella Riserva 2008

$218.00
The flower among flowers of Valpolicella. In Latin, the name of the reserve means “it is a lily”. This Reserve is dedicated to the best of the whole field. Produced from the municipality of Mezzane di Sotto - Monti Garbi District (Verona).
  • Colour: Inky ruby red, clear and consistent.
  • Nose: Its aroma is very intense, full, and fine. Balsamic, almost iodine notes can be appreciated immediately, conveyed by the notable alcoholic strength. These then give way to the characteristic aroma of ripe cherries, plums, small woodland berries, spicy aroma of star anise, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper, vanilla and ginger. Tertiary aromas of cocoa, chocolate, goudron, almond, toasted hazelnuts, and pipe tobacco.
  • Palate: Dry, warm, and soft, well supported by a notable acidity, richness of flavour and rounded tannin content. Very persistent and fine balance. Certainly ready, a wine with strong shoulders that can stand the test of time.
  • Corvina and Corvinone 70% - Rondinella 20% - Croatina 5% - Oseleta 5%.
"A beautiful wine now with with lightly brushed tannins and walnut, chocolate and dried berry character. It's medium to full body andvery fine, with a refined finish. Real finesse. Nice to find a riserva like this." - 94 points, James Suckling
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Cocchi Grappa Bianca del Piemonte

$99.00
GRAPPA BIANCA
An unaged, traditional Piedmontese “white” grappa resulting from the distillation of the scented pomace from Barbera grapes harvested from vineyards in the Monferrato hills.
CHARACTERISTICS
The steam distillation occurs in large discontinuous cycle copper steam stills. No aging in barrels is required for this young grappa. Clear, limpid with an oily appearance, it has the intense scent of the traditional Piedmontese grappas with hints of ripe grapes, pomace and sarments. Mouthfeel is smooth and flowing, with a sharp, fragrant taste.
HOW TO DRINK IT
Ideal after meal, Grappa Bianca can be served straight up, over ice cubes or as an espresso coffee addition. It is a perfect match with cigars, preferably Garibaldi Tuscan cigars.
TECHNICAL DETAILS
Alcohol content: 40% Vol Bottle content: 70 Cl
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Luce Lucente 2019

$55.00
A cold and sunny winter was followed by a spring characterized by low average temperatures and heavy precipitation, which contributed to the creation of important water reserves in the soil. The reduced sunlight coupled with the heavy rainfall resulted in a slight delay in the vegetative cycle of the grapevine. Flowering took place between the end of May and early June, after which the growing season continued regularly with a hot summer free of excessive temperatures and some rainfall occurring between late July and early August. The mild temperatures in September and the good water reserves supported a slow and regular ripening of the grapes. Lucente 2019 is an intense purplish red wine. The nose is characterized by notes of ripe red fruit, raspberries and sour cherries, combined with a touch of vanilla and a slight balsamic hint. On the palate, the wine is soft, balanced and well-supported by a pleasant crispness and smooth tannins, characteristics that together with its sweet aftertaste give the wine a persistent finish. Food Pairing: Beef, Lamb, Veal, Poultry, Cured Meat "Lots of blue fruit, graphite and stone aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied with tight and linear tannins and a fresh, vivid finish. Punchy, yet fine, suggesting two to four years of bottle will soften the wine." - 94 points, James Suckling
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Podere Le Ripi Amore e Magia 2016

$131.00
Amore e Magia 2016 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Curiosity leads to Culture leads to Sensitivity leads to Enthusiasm leads to Love leads to Magic leads to Universal Love. Because Everybody feels the Magic. Therefore, Curiosityis a Universal Gift. - Francesco Illy Tasting notes: A deep ruby red, richer when compared to wines from our other vineyards. In the nose it expresses itself as a symphony of aromas going from the intense smell of red orange and violet to the fresh balsamic note of herbs. This vineyard is characterized by a more creamy and silky taste coupled with a fun and vibrant saltiness. Serve with roast meat, aged cheeses and pasta. Serving temperature from 16° to 18°C. "Aromas of underbrush, leather, baked plum and camphor meld together on this full-boded red. On the fleshy, already approachable palate, enveloping, fine-grained tannins surround raspberry jam, vanilla, tobacco and licorice. Tangy acidity keeps it balanced. Drink 2023–2028." - 95 points, Wine Enthusiast "A focused, polished red with dark-berry, cherry, walnut and dried-flower aromas and flavors. Medium to full body and firm, caressing tannins. Lovely finesse and polish to this. Dusty texture. Needs a year or two to soften, but already pretty. Better after 2022." - 93 points, James Suckling
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