Central Italy

1990 Avignonesi Vin Santo 375 ml
Avignonesi
1990 Avignonesi Vin Santo 375 ml
Wine Spectator:  100 Points  Absolutely amazing. Looks like liquid caramel coming out of the bottle when poured. It's full-bodied, thick and very sweet, with butterscotch, toffee, honey and caramel aromas and flavors. One of the world's great...
$229.97
1995 Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico Riserva
Castell'in Villa
1995 Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico Riserva
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 95 Points The 1995 Chianti Classico Riserva is another marvelously complete wine. Waves of fruit saturate the palate in this intense, full-bodied Riserva. The 1995 is another wine endowed with massive fruit and equally...
$199.97
1999 Avignonesi Vin Santo di Montepulciano 375ml (half bottle)
Avignonesi
1999 Avignonesi Vin Santo di Montepulciano 375ml (half bottle)
Vinous: 96 PointsA bevy of white flowers, toffee, Armagnac, mint, pine and mocha aromas flow from the Avignonesi’s 1999 Vin Santo, a wine I would say is the richest Vin Santo made, were it not for the estate’s Occhio di Pernice! Smooth, silky...
$237.97
2002 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Emidio Pepe
2002 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Wine Spectator: 95 PointsDark and tightly wound, with iron, wild herb and cocoa notes backed by full tannins wrapping the firm dark cherry and plum skin notes, ending with dark tar, graphite and bitter almond. Hide this in the cellar for a few years...
$209.97
2007 Fontodi Vin Santo del Chianti Classico 375 ml (half bottle)
Fontodi
2007 Fontodi Vin Santo del Chianti Classico 375 ml (half bottle)
 Producer's Note:Fontodi has belonged to the Manetti family since 1968. The family has been associated for centuries with another activity typical of the Chianti region, the production of its famous “terrecotte” tiles. And it is in the...
$110.97
2007 Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino "Rennina"
Gaja
2007 Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino "Rennina"
95 points Wine Enthusiast *Cellar Selection* Put this beautiful Brunello in your cellar for at least 10–15 more years. Rennina opens with bold oak and cherry tones (that need more time to integrate), followed by plump, rich blackberry flavors,...
$249.99
2007 La Spinetta Casanova Sezzana 10-Year Riserva IGT Toscana
La Spinetta
2007 La Spinetta Casanova Sezzana 10-Year Riserva IGT Toscana
FREE SHIPPING ON THREE OR MORE BOTTLES One evening, after making the hair-raising drive from Giorgio Rivetti’s home and cantina in Grinzane-Cavour, in the heart of the Barolo district of Piemonte, through the tunnels of Liguria all the way to the...
$94.99
$74.99
2007 Sassetti Pertimali Brunello di Montalcino Dieci
Sassetti
2007 Sassetti Pertimali Brunello di Montalcino Dieci
Released one decade after the harvest, the 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Dieci is a one-off wine meant to celebrate an exceptional vintage. The aging process sees 48 months in large Slavonian oak casks and the wine then rests in the bottle for the...
$199.99
2008 Isole e Olena Vin Santo di Chianti Classico 375ml
Isole e Olena
2008 Isole e Olena Vin Santo di Chianti Classico 375
  Individual bunches of Malvasia and Trebbiano are manually harvested early to preserve acidity and then either hung to dry or placed on wooden mats to dry until sugar levels reach the desired point. Isole e Olena uses bamboo mats for drying; the...
$59.99
2008 Querciabella Camartina Toscana IGT
Agricola Querciabella
2008 Querciabella Camartina Toscana IGT
Vinous: 93 Points The 2008 Camartina (70% Cabernet Sauvignon,30% Sangiovese) comes across as rather understated in this vintage. Dark fruit, spices, leather and tobacco are some of the aromas and flavors that take shape in the glass. Mineral notes...
$142.97
2009 Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva
Badia a Coltibuono
2009 Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva
Winery Notes:  The Badia a Coltibuono Riserva, our most classic wine, is made exclusively from autoctonous grapes. It is loved by wine aficionados worldwide and is considered to be a true emblem of the Chianti territory. As a testimony to its long...
$59.99
2009 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Madonna del Piano Riserva
Valdicava
2009 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Madonna del Piano Riserva
  Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 95 Points The 2009 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Madonna del Piano is an expressive and articulate wine that speaks highly of Sangiovese and the Montalcino territory. The wine offers a pristine narrative of...
$299.97
2011 Montevertine Le Pergole Torte 3L
Montevertine
2011 Montevertine Le Pergole Torte 3L
Vinous: 97 Points  A vivid, beautiful wine, the 2011 Pergole Torte is superb. Warm, early-maturing harvests often attenuate the differences between sites, but not here. The old vines weathered the heat better, resulting in a wine that is very...
$669.99
2011 San Giusto a Rentennano Percarlo 1.5L
San Giusto a Rentennano
2011 San Giusto a Rentennano Percarlo 1.5L
 Vinous: 97 Points The 2011 Percarlo is one of the most beautiful, expressive young Percarlos I have ever tasted. Fine, silky and exceptionally polished, the 2011 boast stunning textural depth and richness. Absolutely nothing is out of...
$221.99
2012 Biondi-Santi Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Biondi-Santi
2012 Biondi-Santi Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Wine Enthusiast: 96 PointsUnderbrush, ripe berry, new leather and Mediterranean herb aromas slowly take shape in the glass. Showing youthful tension, the vibrant palate delivers red cherry, pomegranate, white pepper and pipe tobacco notes framed by...
$219.99
2012 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 5L
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
2012 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 5L
Winemaker's Note:Ruby red verging towards garnet. The bouquet is intense, complex, fruit-forward and spicy with hints of ripe red berry fruits enriched by various spicy notes. Warm, soft and harmonic on the palate. Great balance among pronounced tannins,...
$549.99
2012 Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile 1.5L
Fattoria del Cerro
2012 Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile 1.5L
Winemaker Note:Vivid ruby red color and good concentration. Intense fragrant aroma with evident fruity notes among which are wild black cherry, violet and vanilla. Full balanced flavor with noticeable but discreet tannic.Wine Enthusiast: 91 PointsA blend...
$49.99
2013 Gianni Brunelli Le Chiuse di Sotto Brunello di Montalcino
Gianni Brunelli Le Chiuse di Sotto
2013 Gianni Brunelli Le Chiuse di Sotto Brunello di Montalcino
FREE SHIPPING ON 6 OR MORE BOTTLES Every time we taste with the graceful and thoughtful Maria Laura Brunelli, we find new reasons to enjoy her wines.  They, in all regards, exemplify the hard-to-quantify heart and soul of the Montalcino appellation...
$79.97
$69.99
2013 Podere Giodo Brunello di Montalcino
2013 Podere Giodo Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Notes: The Giodo 2013 Brunello di Montalcino reflects a more reflective and inward-looking approach. Compared to other Brunellos in its class, this wine manages a very steady and calmly forthcoming collection of aromatic attributes. Instead of...
$199.99
2013 San Giusto Percarlo IGT Toscana
2013 San Giusto Percarlo IGT Toscana
Vinous: 96 Points A wine of extraordinary finesse, the 2013 Percarlo is utterly magnificent. Creamy and beautifully layered in the glass, the 2013 speaks to finesse more than the power and explosiveness that is often found here. With time in the glass,...
$139.97
2014 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino
Altesino
2014 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino
Winemaker's Note:Brunello di Montalcino is the ambassador of top quality Italian wines around the world, the first wine to receive the DOCG appellation. Brunello is a brilliant ruby red colour, tending towards garnet red with age. Its bouquet is intense,...
$54.97
2014 Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
Avignonesi
2014 Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
Winemaker's Note:Intense aromas of fresh, red fruits and forest floor with a touch of sweet spices. The taste is medium-bodied, round and elegant with silky tannins and a long lasting finish.Wine Spectator: 90 Points A light, elegant style,...
$27.97
2014 Sassetti Pertimali Brunello di Montalcino
Sassetti Pertimali
2014 Sassetti Pertimali Brunello di Montalcino
The family of Livio Sassetti produces wine in Montalcino for over three generations. The Podere Pertimali and its 16 hectares of vineyards are located in the Montosoli area, north of Montalcino, a particularly well-known area for the cultivation of the...
$65.97
2015 Boccadigabbia Rosso Piceno
Boccadigabbia
2015 Boccadigabbia Rosso Piceno
This contemporary version of Rosso Piceno displays a deep ruby red, then offers classic varietal spice, along with lovely scents of vanilla, chocolate, and wild red berries. A dense weave of velvety tannins characterizes the appealing, seductive palate,...
$19.00
2015 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia 1.5L
Felsina
2015 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia 1.5L
Fattoria Felsina’s Rancia vineyard is the most prized of the fourteen different individual ‘farms’ the Mazzocolin family own.  Planted entirely to Sangiovese planted in the early nineteen eighties, this long sweeping hill with its...
$112.97
2015 Fiorano Fioranello Rosso
Fiorano
2015 Fiorano Fioranello Rosso
Winery Notes:  Located just a few kilometers from the center of Rome, Italy’s historic Tenuta di Fiorano resides between the Appian Way and the slopes of the Alban Hills. As a pioneer of organic viticulture in the mid-twentieth century,...
$33.97
2015 Formiconi Cisinianum Cesanese d'Affile
Formiconi
2015 Formiconi Cisinianum Cesanese d'Affile
Winery Notes:  In 2002, in Affile, the Formiconi Brothers started their vineyard, Formiconi Winery. The challenge was to continue what Nazareno, their father, had been doing with passion and mastery for sixty years:the Cesanese of Affile, a...
$25.97
2015 il Fauno di Arcanum Rosso Toscana
il Fauno di Arcanum
2015 il Fauno di Arcanum Rosso Toscana
Winemaker's Note:A Bordeaux-style blend, il fauno di Arcanum embodies the diversity of the estate, and is sourced primarily from the Di Sotto, La Curva, Colombaio and San Giovanni blocks. Located in the lower southwest section of the estate, in a warmer,...
$42.00
$29.99
2015 Il Palazzino Chianti Classico ‘Argenina’
Il Palazzino
2015 Il Palazzino Chianti Classico ‘Argenina’
  Shipping Included on 6 or More Bottles Il Palazzino fans have already heard this story plenty of times from us, but our emotional attachment to Il Palazzino goes back all the way to the early 1990s when their wines first arrived in the...
$30.00
$27.50
2015 Isole e Olena Cepparello IGT Toscana 1.5 Liter
Isole e Olena
2015 Isole e Olena Cepparello IGT Toscana 1.5 Liter
Cepparello was a Super Tuscan before being a Super Tuscan was cool. In fact, many people credit Isole e Olena proprietor Paolo De Marchi with producing, in Cepparello, the very first wine of the genre back in 1980.  His dissatisfaction with the...
$185.99
2015 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 375 ml
Isole e Olena
2015 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 375 ml (Half Bottle)
(Half Bottle)   92 Wine Spectator "A dark expression of black currant, blackberry, iron and tar flavors renders this red slightly ominous, showing ripeness and harmony. Vibrant, ending with good grip. Best from 2020 through 2032. 14,000 cases made
$17.50
015 Isole e Olena Syrah IGT Toscana
Isole e Olena
2015 Isole e Olena Syrah IGT Toscana
The Isole e Olena estate now has three hectares of Syrah plantings. The grapes are 100% destemmed and fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, with a ten-day maceration on the skins. Delestage and pumping over take place once a day. The...
$64.97
2015 Le Cinciole Petresco IGT Toscana
Le Cinciole
2015 Le Cinciole Petresco IGT Toscana
The finest selection of Sangiovese grapes obtained from the best vineyards. Petresco matures for 18 months in barriques, achieving great depth, harmony and complexity. SUPERIORE.DE "Aromas of dried berries, fresh herbs and flowers follow through to...
$57.99
2015 Val delle Corti Chianti Classico
Val delle Corti
2015 Valdellecorti Chianti Classico
I recently met Roberto Bianchi of Val delle Corti and was immediately drawn to his presence. An affable Tuscan-native who speaks English with a brilliant UK accent, Roberto spoke passionately of his wines and long, long family history in Chianti,...
$42.00
$32.99
2016 Antinori Cervaro della Sala Chardonnay Umbria
Antinori
2016 Antinori Cervaro della Sala Chardonnay Umbria
97 points James Suckling: This is the Batard Montrachet of Italy with such and amazing depth and compression of beautiful fruit and chalk. Dried mango and dried green papaya. Full body, yet tight and focused. Energized acidity. Vibrance. Don't miss this...
$54.97
2016 Antinori Tignanello IGT Toscana
Antinori
2016 Antinori Tignanello IGT Toscana
97 points Wine Spectator A big, lush style, this red delivers pure aromas and flavors of black currant, cherry, violet, flint, tobacco and baking spices. This is supple, yet backed by a firm, dense matrix of tannins, so all the components a re there, but...
$159.99
2016 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva
Castello di Volpaia
2016 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva
The Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva label features the della Volpaia family coat of arms. The family took its name from the village of Volpaia itself. Lorenzo della Volpaia (1446-1512), an architect, goldsmith, mathematician and clockmaker, founded a...
$36.50
2016 il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana Rosso
il Fauno di Arcanum
2016 il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana Rosso
Winemaker's Note:A Bordeaux-style blend, il fauno di Arcanum embodies the diversity of the estate, and is sourced primarily from the Di Sotto, La Curva, Colombaio and San Giovanni blocks. Located in the lower southwest section of the estate, in a warmer,...
$29.97
2016 Isole e Olena Cepparello IGT Toscana
The flagship wine consists of 100% Sangiovese aged in French oak barrels. Over the years, Paolo has refined his Cepparello by giving it more air during vinification and increasing time spent in oak from 12-14 months to 18-20 months. Although De Marchi...
$84.99
2016 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico
Isole e Olena
2016 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico
Isole e Olena was founded in the 1950s and represents the joining of two Tuscan estates. Now headed by De Marchi family’s third-generation, the estate continues to focus on rustic, fuller-bodied styles of Chianti that are perfect for laying down...
$27.50
2016 Le Cinciole Chianti Classico
Le Cinciole
2016 Le Cinciole Chianti Classico
Floral aromas and the scent of light red fruits, with undertones of tobacco, foliage and menthol, which develop in the glass to a successful terroir wine that preserves the fragrance and primary aromas of the young Sangiovese. Pleasantly medium-weight...
$27.99
2016 Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 375 ml
Poliziano
2016 Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 375 ml (Half Bottles)
(Half Bottles) Winemaker's Note: To the Prugnolo Gentile grapes, which characterize the district of Montepulciano, we dedicate the most careful care to express all the potential of a territory with a recognized wine vocation. The result is our Vino...
$17.97
2016 Rocca di Montegrossi Chianti Classico
Rocca di Montegrossi
2016 Rocca di Montegrossi Chianti Classico
The incredible 2016 harvest will go down as one of the best in many years in Tuscany and, with 2015, is proving to be the best one-two punch of vintages in who-knows-how-long.  From the  Chianti region, we’ve already tasted scores of...
$30.00
$24.99
2016 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Magnum
Selvapiana
2016 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Magnum
Ok, folks. We have the perfect addendum to your holiday spaghetti and meatballs party- magnums of really, really good Chianti.  Selvapiana’s Chianti Ruffina already enjoys the reputation as one of the most solid deals available in top-flight...
$49.99
2016 Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia
Tenuta San Guido
2016 Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia
Winemaker's Note:This wine is chiseled and sharp with blackberry, ripe cherry, grilled herb and barbecue spice. The aromas flow from the glass in a continuous stream and are all marked by radiant intensity. The mouthfeel is long and powerful. The crisp...
$274.97
2017 Ciacci Rosso di Montalcino
Ciacci Rosso
2017 Ciacci Rosso di Montalcino
Notes of red berry fruits are enriched by slight floral and spicy hints. Warm, soft on the palate with great structure and round tannins. Pairs well with all courses, especially vegetable soup, cold cuts, cheeses, first and second courses featuring red...
$27.50
2017 Le Chiuse di Sotto Rosso di Montalcino
Gianni Brunelli Le Chiuse di Sotto
2017 Le Chiuse di Sotto Rosso di Montalcino
Importer's Notes:  100% Sangiovese planted to Galestro, calcareous marly schists, and white clay soils, all located at 250-500 meters above sea level. Maceration and fermentation is followed by aging in 10-30HL casks for 6 months prior to bottling.
$37.50
2017 Luigi Giusti Lacrima di Moro d'Alba
Luigi Giusti
2017 Luigi Giusti Lacrima di Moro d'Alba
This organically grown wine is made of the rare Lacrima grape which is indigenous to the town of Morro di Alba in the Ancona province of Le Marche, Italy. Lacrima possesses a characteristic aroma of fresh rose petals and violets, which is very apparent...
$20.00
2017 Tenuta Biserno Insoglio delle Cinghiale IGT Toscana
Tenuta Biserno
2017 Tenuta Biserno Insoglio delle Cinghiale IGT Toscana
Campo di Sasso enjoys a warm climate but is tempered by its proximity to the sea; and the mixture of soils offers the opportunity to grow varieties like Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and particularly, Syrah.  The Biscerno Insoglio del...
$44.97
$34.99
2017 Tenuta di Tavignano Marches Bianco Il Pestifero Pet Nat
Tenuta di Tavignano
2017 Tenuta di Tavignano Marches Bianco Il Pestifero Pet Nat
 Tavignano is one of the most serious producers of Verdicchio in Jesi, but this tiny estate also has a more playful side.  They call their off-the-beaten-path wines ‘monsters,’ each cuvee with its own playful little monster face on...
$30.00
$25.50
2018 La Spinetta il Rose di Casanova
2018 La Spinetta il Rose di Casanova
Importer Notes: Giorgio Rivetti, the man who never sleeps, is at it again! His quest to make great wine has taken him from Piedmont to Tuscany, into the world of sparkling wines and aperitivos, and ROSATO. The 2018 Il Rose is a blend of equal parts...
$16.99