Cocchi Asti DOCG
Cocchi’s ASTI is an undiscussed representative of the most popular sparkling aromatic wine in the word. Today, only small quantities of ASTI are produced by Giulio Cocchi through the fermentation – in steel vats – of the finest Moscato from the Asti hills. Creamy and delicate to taste, with a very scented aroma, this is the classic party wine suitable for everybody, due to its natural character and low alcohol content. The colors of the flags of the medieval festival “Palio di Asti” are paraded in this bottle that Giulio Cocchi produces with now more than one-century old experience.
GRAPE VARIETY100% white Moscato
VINIFICATION AND SPARKLING WINE MAKINGAll efforts are made in cellars in order to keep – and unveil even more – the fruity, delicate aroma of the grape. A very slow fermentation process takes place in steel vats at controlled temperature to get the very fine bubbles that are peculiar to Cocchi’s Asti.
TASTING NOTESAsti Cocchi is a sweet sparkling wine with the immediate aromatic fragrance of Moscato grape, a rich and intense aroma with a fruity taste of wisteria, acacia and honey. It features a well-balanced sweetness and a low alcohol content (7% Vol). Ideal with desserts. It is a must with almond or hazelnut pastries.
Cocchi Brachetto d’Acqui
The most characteristic of sweet red sparkling wines, it has been a constant throughout the history of Piedmontese wine. It grows on the gently rolling hills of the Upper Monferrato area, and ever since antiquity Acqui Terme has been its terroir of choice, and a diverse one, where this aromatic varietal finds its best expression
GRAPE VARIETY100% Brachetto d’Acqui
VINIFICATION AND SPARKLING WINE MAKINGBunches of grapes are harvested by hand and immediately pressed to obtain a very sweet and cherry red must, which will then ferment in autoclave. Thanks to this technique, the aromatic qualities of the grape pass to the wine, releasing its intense scent of rose and raspberry.
TASTING NOTESCherry red with light notes and a joyful foam; vibrant, fresh and stylish bouquet with an intense scent of rose; gentle, slightly tannic to balance the sweet aroma and grant a pleasant persistence. It is the perfect party wine that goes naturally well with fresh fruits, pastries or elaborate desserts. A young wine to be served chilled; ideal for bars and patisseries, it can be best presented in cup-shaped glasses with a garnish of wild berries.
La Marca Prosecco
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.
Cocchi Brut Piemonte DOC
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
La Marca Prosecco Rose
Crafted in the heart of Italy, La Marca Prosecco Rosé sparkles with lively effervescence. Shining from the first toast to the last sip, our playful pop of pink offers an effervescent new way to enjoy Prosecco. Offering the bright, crisp fruit and floral essence of our traditional Prosecco with the delicate elegance of Pinot Noir, La Marca Prosecco Rosé sparkles with our classic notes of fresh-picked citrus, honeysuckle, peach, and pear, blending with hints of ripe red cherry, raspberry and wild strawberry. Refreshing and zesty, this bubbly is perfect for lively soirées and spontaneous celebrations. Tasting Notes: Crisp Citrus, Wild Strawberry, Fresh Pear Food Pairing: Salmon, Avocado salad, Burrata served with fresh bread, Fruits like watermelon, cherries, and blueberries, Apple and Goat cheese salad, Warm baked brie, Butternut squash soup, Hearty roasted vegetables "A pale cherry-colored rosé with aromas of raspberries, grapefruit and peach pit. It’s light- to medium-bodied with sleek bubbles and a fresh, fruity palate. Lightly off-dry. Drink now." - 90 points, James Suckling
Tenuta Sant’Antonio Fontana Soave 2020
The aromas on this Soave are beautiful and the wine offers just the right density in the mouth to support all that preach and citrus intensity. This is a lovely Soave to pair will grill shrimp or fish tacos. From the municipality of Colognola ai Colli and Illasi (Verona).
- Colour: straw yellow with greenish reflections
- Nose: fresh floral hint of white wine flowers and elderberry, mild white ripe fruit like apple and pear
- Palate: semi-dry and warm with sustained but well-balanced acidity, pleasant almond aftertaste.
- Garganega 90%, Trebbiano di Soave 5%, Chardonnay 5%
Tenuta Sant’Antonio Valpolicella Nanfre 2020
A typical inhabitant of Veneto knows how to make himself known, like Gianfranco, who once owned that vineyard. Gianfranco, also known as Gianfrè, or Nanfrè to his friends.
- Colour: Light ruby red.
- Nose: Fruity with hints of cherry and red fruit, floral and spicy nuances.
- Palate: Soft and fresh, fragrant, and savoury with moderate tannins.
- Corvina 70%, Rondinella 30%
Arnaldo Rivera Barbera D’Alba DOC Valdisera 2019
Only the finest clusters of Barbera grapes, capable of crafting a wine with great personality, structure, and excellent drinkability
- Varietal : 100% Barbera
- Vinification : Fermentation and maceration in stainless steel for 10 days at a controlled temperature. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation.
- Aging : 9 months in steel and cask. This is followed by about one additional year in the bottle.
Tenuta Sant’Antonio Valpolicella Ripasso Monti Garbi 2019
The vineyards of Tenuta Sant’Antonio lie on the Monti Garbi: harsh and impervious soil, but generous with great wines. Like this splendid combination of Valpolicella Giovane and Amarone skins. Produced from the municipality of Mezzane di Sotto - Monti Garbi District (Verona).
- Colour: ruby red.
- Nose: red fruit and cherry.
- Palate: semi-dry, soft, caressing, fresh, savoury and fairly tannic with a spicy aftertaste.
- Corvina and Corvinone 70% - Rondinella 20% - Croatina and Oseleta 10%.
Arnaldo Rivera Langhe DOC Nascetta del Comune di Vovello 2020
Nascetta is a rare native white grape variety in the land of Nebbiolo. A semi-aromatic varietal known for its excellent bottle-aging potential. The local pronounciation of its name is NAS-CËTTA.
- Varietal : 100% Nascetta - from vineyards located in Novello (a wild plot planted in 1963 in Ravera cru is included)
- Vinification : Slow fermentation in stainless steel at a low temperature.
- Aging : In steel, with 8 months sur lies. This is followed by about one additional year in the bottle.
Le Volte dell’ Ornellaia 2020
Le Volte dell’Ornellaia combines a Mediterranean expression of generosity with structure and complexity, reflecting the philosophy of Ornellaia. Le Volte dell’Ornellaia is a fine wine for spontaneous wine lovers and needs no ceremony. 2019 gives us a Le Volte dell’Ornellaia with great balance and expressivity. With its bright ruby-red colour, intense scents of red berries and rose petals are clearly distinguishable on the nose, while on the palate the taste is full-bodied and enveloping, characterised by dense tannins and a vibrant acidity which make this a highly pleasant and enjoyable wine. "Attractive aromas of blue fruit with slate and black-licorice character. It’s full-bodied with juicy fruit and an orange-peel undertone. Wet earth, some fresh sage and rosemary, too. I like the Mediterranean flavors in this vintage. Drink or hold." - 93 points, James Suckling
Locations I4 Italian Red Wine
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