Central Italy

1990 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Emidio Pepe
1990 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Emidio Pepe is a singular producer creating amazingly complex age worthy reds and whites in a region of mass produced, overly engineered versions of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. Though the family has been producing wines here since the end of the 19th...
$349.97
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
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 Isole e Olena Cepparello IGT Toscana
Isole e Olena
2009 Isole e Olena Cepparello IGT Toscana
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...
$129.99
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 Paolo Bea Sagrantino Secco Vigneto Pagliaro
Paolo Bea
2011 Paolo Bea Sagrantino Secco Vigneto Pagliaro
Sagrantino di Montefalco Secco Pagliaro: The fabled local grape of Montefalco is the Sagrantino and the Pagliaro vineyard, situated at 1300 feet in altitude, is dedicated in large part to this grape variety. The harvest of Sagrantino normally occurs...
$104.97
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
2011 San Giusto Percarlo
2011 San Giusto Percarlo
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 place in this...
$94.99
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
Pacina IGT Toscana Rosso
Pacina
2012 Pacina IGT Toscana Rosso
FREE SHIPPING ON 6 OR MORE BOTTLES Husband and wife duo Giovanna Tiezzi and Stefano Borsa are pioneers of organic farming in the Siena area of Tuscany.  Their passion and livelihood revolves around the idea of permaculture and the belief that the...
$42.00
$29.99
2013 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Cru Montosoli 1.5L
Altesino
2013 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Cru Montosoli 1.5L
Many think this is the Wine of the Vintage and it will certainly reward cellaring for many years. Wine Spectator: 97 pointsBalsamic notes of juniper, sage and eucalyptus are buried underneath the cherry and plum fruit in this expressive, supple red,...
$249.99
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
2015 Antinori Badia a Passignano Chianti Gran Selezione
Antinori
2015 Antinori Badia a Passignano Chianti Gran Selezione
Tasting Notes:  The 2015 Badia a Passignano shows an intense ruby red color. The nose expresses notes of ripe red fruit and intense hints of berry fruit and cherries under spirits along with the spicy and balsamic sensations. The wine is ample and...
$62.50
2015 Biondi Santi Rosso di Montalcino
Biondi-Santi
2015 Biondi Santi Rosso di Montalcino
Winery Notes:  The Rosso di Montalcino White Label comes from the younger Sangiovese-grosso-vineyards (between 5 and 10 years old) of Greppo Estate. It also ages for 12 month in Slavonian oak casks and it isa wine ready to drink,...
$119.97
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 San Giusto Percarlo IGT Toscana
2015 San Giusto Percarlo IGT Toscana
Winery Notes: Percarlo—a monovarietal Sangiovese—debuted with the 1983 vintage and currently enjoys status as San Giusto a Rentennano’s most renowned bottling. It derives from low-yielding vines representing six cru sites that feature...
$134.99
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 Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva
Castello di Volpaia
2016 Castello Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva
Tasting this old-school Chianti producer’s Riserva is like a cheap ticket back to the splendid but arid hills of Radda-in-Chianti.  In fact, there is this lovely restaurant called Le Vigne that sits in the middle of an old vineyard just before...
$42.00
$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 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 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 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
2018 La Spinetta il Rose di Casanova
La Spinetta
2018 La Spinetta il Rose di Casanova 1.5L
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...
$41.99