ITALIAN WINE BOTTLES

Italian Whites

These wines are crisp with hints of citrus and minerality.
More complex than domestic white wine, they are great with seafood.

Santa Cristina, Orvieto, 2015, Classico DOC – $28

Jermann, Pinot Grigio, 2014, Friuli-Venezia Giulia IGT – $41

Le Marchetti, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico, 2014, Le Marche DOC – $30

Rocca di Montegrossi, “Rosato” – Sangiovese, 2015, Tuscany, IGT – $31

Ruffino, Unoaked Chardonnay, 2014, Tuscany, IGT – $29


Veneto

The grapes in Valpolicella make for a memorable experience in their various forms.
Ripassa has a touch of red fruit, and works well with or without food – fresh and young.
Amarone is big and dry with hints of raisins.

Zenato, “Ripassa” Valpolicella, 2012, DOC – $44

Masi, Amarone, Possessioni di Serego Alighieri-Gargangago, 2010, DOC – $84

Bertani, Villa Arvedi Amarone, 2011, DOC – $78

Piedmonte

Northwest Italy is the home of Barbera, with big dark fruit profiles that go great with marinara.
It is also the home of Nebbiolo in many fashions, which show well with some time to breathe.
Recommend pairing with hearty pastas.

Cabanon, Couredivino, “La Botte #18” Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012, DOC – $36

Vietti, Dolcetto D’Alba, Tre Vigne, 2014, DOC – $36

Viberti, “La Gemella” Barbera D’Alba, 2013, DOC – $33

Fontanafredda, “Briccotondo” Barbera, 2014, DOC – $27

Travaglini, Gattinara (Nebbiolo), 2010, DOCG – $43

Cantina Evio Pertinace, Barbaresco Cru “Nervo,” 1997, DOCG – $106

Giacomo Borgogno & Figli, Barolo Riserva, 1978, DOCG – $204

Luigi Einaudi, Barolo, Costa Grimaldi, 2009, DOCG – $103

Massolino, Barolo, 2011, Serralunga D’Alba, DOCG – $75

Marengo, Barolo Bricco Viole, 2012, DOCG – $66

Ruggeri Corsini, Barolo, 2011, DOCG – $52

Pio Cesare, Barolo, 2011, DOCG – $85

Tuscany

The main grape varietal in the infamous Chianti,
Sangiovese has notes of dried strawberry with great structure.

La Spinetta, Chianti Riserva, 2011, DOCG – $50

Fonterutoli, Chianti Classico, 2011, DOCG – $47

Tenuta San Guido, Guidalberto – Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot, 2013, IGT- $66

Gaja, Ca’Marcanda “Promis” – Merlot/Syrah/Sangiovese, 2013, IGT – $70

Marchesi Antinori, “Tignanello” – Sangiovese/Cabernet Sauvignon/Cab Franc, 2010, IGT – $150

Col’dorcia, Rosso di Montalcino, 2013, DOC – $40

Caparzo, Brunello di Montalcino, 2011, DOCG – $55