Pignoletto Fattoria Del Monticino Rosso emilia-romagna, 2012. from an obscure grape native to emilia-romagna, this wine offers crisp and refreshing notes of lemon peel, green apple, and white flowers
Roero Arneis Cornarea piemonte, 2013. coming from one of the two estates credited with reviving the verietal in the early 1970's, cornarea's is a complex expression with pear, grapefruit and a salty minerality.
Riesling Pacherhof alto adige, 2012. this dry riesling offers rich aromatics of peach and white flowers. with a fuller mid-palate and vibrant acidity, it finishes with an emerging minerality and notes of white pepper.
Sauvignon "Ronco Del Cero" Venica & Venica friuli, 2013. an iconic and world-renowned white grape, sauvignon blanc from friuli has its own identity, presenting a fuller palate with ripe, honeyed fruits, and stony minerality
Bianco Milleuve friuli, 2012. from one of the finest estates in fruili, borgo del tiglio, this blend presents aromas of citrus and almond, with a palate rich with pear and minerals (friulano, chardonnay, riesling, malvasia)
Soave "Monte Alto" Ca' Rugate veneto, 2011. this elegant and refined soave sees a touch of oak, displaying notes of poached apples, vanilla bean, and almond. (garganega)
Greco Di Tufo "Nova Serra" Mastroberardino campania, 2011. from one of the greatest producers of campania, this prime example of the greco grape displays both coastal and continental influences with notes of sunbaked fruit, smoke, and sea-spray
Chardonnay Altamarea santa barbara, ca, 2012. our proprietary bottling, this chardonnay combines new world fruit with old world sensibilities, expressing meyer lemon, zesty minerality, and toast.
Savigny-Lès-Beaune Blanc Simon Bize & Fils burgundy, fr, 2011. elegant and racy, this burgundy drinks well beyond its price; bize is a master of balancing firmness with ample fruit, length, and expressive aromatics. (chardonnay)
Rosé Triennes provence, fr, 2013. offering a bouquet of strawberries and white flowers, this wine has the harmony and elegance that the rosés of provence have become known for. (cinsault, grenache, syrah, merlot)
St. Magdalener "Huck Am Bach" Cantina Bolzano alto adige, 2012. a thin skinned grape indigenous to alto adige, schiava is brimming with bright raspberry and floral notes. light and easy-drinking. (schiava)
Pinot Nero Abbazia Di Novacella alto adige, 2012. the abbazia is an active augustinian convent and winery, producing this soft, juicy, and floral pinot noir from the northernmost vines in all italy
Ottomarzo Dettori sardegna, 2010. the sunbaked sardegnan hills is home to the grape pascale, and dettori is one of the few producers making it; plush with ripe tannins and notes of strawberry and balsamic. (pascale)
Salento Rosso "Critera" Schola Sarmenti puglia, 2012. from the hot southern wilds of italy, this spicy and lush, berry-inflected wine is opulent, fruit-forward, and smooth. (primitivo)
Langhe Nebbiolo "Spetacol" Renato Fenocchio piemonte, 2012. from the region famous for barolo this softer version from the langhe offers a light garnet color with a delicate bouquet of potpourri, forest floor and small dark berries
Segreto Cascina Ebreo piemonte, 2004. a barbera for barolo drinkers, from an epic piemontese vintage, the segreto is dense, complex, and aromatic, with notes of tart black cherry, lilacs, cedar, and tobacco. (barbera)
Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore "Ca'D Laito" Bussola veneto, 2010. from the veneto, this "baby amarone," is full bodied with soft tannins, rich in black raspberry, anise, and dark chocolate notes. (corvina, corvinone, molinara, rondinella)
Brunello Di Montalcino "La Togata" Carlina toscana, 2007. a traditionally styled, elegant brunello, this wine presents layers of red cherry and plum fruit, dried herbs, and baked terra-cotta, all showing beautifully at this young age. (sangiovese grosso)
Guidalberto Tenuta San Guido toscana, 2012. from the iconic estate responsible for sassicaia, guidalberto captures the spirit of tuscany: powerful fruit and spice is balanced by herbs and supple tannins. (cabernet sauvignon, merlot)