Vigna “La Rosa” Barolo Docg 2008 – Fontanafredda

#86 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 Region: Piedmont Appellation: Barolo DOCG All grapes for this single vineyard offering come from the “La Rosa” vineyard in the village of Serralunga. Vines are planted in 820-980 feet above sea level and the soils of Miocene-Helvetian origin are packed with calcareous marl and clay, with plenty of quartzose sand…

Valtellina Superiore Sassella 2009 – Mamete Prevostini

#82 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 Region: Produced in the most important sub-section of the Valtellina Superiore area, situated west of Sondrio, and takes its name from the headland there. Grape: Nebbiolo, 100% Production method : The fermentation process takes place in stainless steel containers and involves 8 days when the must on the skins is incorporated by maceration,…

Mongrana Maramma Igt 2010 – Querciabella

#80 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 Varieties : Sangiovese ( 50%), Merlot (25 % ) ; Cabernet Sauvignon ( 25%). Viticulture : Biodynamic (since first planting , 1997). Average production: 130,000 bottles ( 10.833 cases ) . Appellation : IGT Maremma Toscana First vintage : 2005 Average alcohol content: 13.5 % vol . Ideal serving temperature…

Aglianico del Vulture Macarico ‘ 2007 – Macarico

#66 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 Vintage  2007 Varietal  Aglianico Appellation  Aglianico del Vulture The vineyard is conducted using traditional techniques without the use of herbicides and fertilizers and the use of only natural products to fight diseases. The harvest is done manually in boxes, in the first week of November, with an average yield of…

Barbaresco Docg 2007 – Produttori di Barbaresco

#61 on the TOP 100 WINES OF THE YEAR Wine Spectator 2013 Grappe 100% Nebbiolo Style Still red wine, full-bodied and intense, enveloping the fruity, aged in oak barrels Color Garnet red with ruby hues Perfume Intense and persistent aromas of currant, raspberry and blueberry Taste Intense, warm and enveloping, with round tannins and soft Il Barbaresco dei Produttori del Barbaresco is…

Nobile di Montepulciano Docg 2010 – Avignonesi

#58 on the TOP 100 WINES OF THE YEAR Wine Spectator This Nobile has lots of fresh, mature fruit, typical to Sangiovese; balance, structure and acidity that will permit this wine to age in time, and distinctive balsamic notes, a trademark of the 2010 vintage, which give character to the aroma profile. Grapes  Sangiovese Ageing   Ageing…