Central Italy

2018 Montenidoli Chianti Colli Senesi 'Il Garulo'
2018 Montenidoli Chianti Colli Senesi 'Il Garulo'
 The Chianti is delightfully Old School, made the old way with white grapes in the blend and no oak.  Pleasantly rustic, floral and savory, it’s a mid-weight beauty that loves tomato in all its forms- a simple, rustic marinara is just...
$24.99
2020 Montenidoli Vernaccia di San Gimignano 'Tradizionale'
2020 Montenidoli Vernaccia di San Gimignano 'Tradizionale'
 The Montenidoli Vernaccia Tradizionale is a beautifully rendered, fresh, delicious white that hints of wintergreen, almond and mineral.  Great as an apero, it really shines with a platter of smoked meat, some Pecorino Toscana, maybe, and...
$29.99
2015 Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico Riserva
Castell'in Villa
2015 Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico Riserva
 My love affair with this wine goes back decades. It was an old Castell’in Villa Chianti Riserva consumed back in the early eighties that first convinced me that Chianti could be something better than the straw-covered bottle of purple plonk I grew...
$64.99
2018 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva
Castello di Volpaia
2018 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva
Winery Notes:  The label:  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,...
$41.97
2018 Palazzino Rosso di Palazzino
Podere il Palazzino
2018 Podere il Palazzino Rosso di Palazzino
Winery Notes:  Il Palazzino farm, owned by Alessandro and Andrea Sderci, is located in Monti in Chianti, 20 km northeast of Siena, in the southern part of Chianti Classico Area. The estate has a total of about twenty hectares (fifty acres), great...
$17.99
2017 Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico
Castell'in Villa
2017 Castell'in Villa Chianti Classico
Winery Notes:  The 2017 Chianti Classico will delight Castell’in Villa fans. No, it is not a repeat of the 2016. Let’s get that out of the way. Instead, readers will find a silky, wonderfully nuanced Chianti Classico that is ready to charm right out...
$32.99
2016 Collazzi I Bastioni Chianti Classico
2016 Collazzi I Bastioni Chianti Classico
Winery Notes:  Villa Collazzi is one of the most impressive estates in all of Tuscany. This architectural landmark was originally designed by Michelangelo in 1560 for his friend, Agostino Dini. It offers commanding views of the surrounding...
$19.99
2018 Tenuta di Carleone Chianti Classico
Tenuta di Carleone
2018 Tenuta di Carleone Chianti Classico
Decanter: Sean O’Callaghan is a passionate, obsessed and intensely faithful producer of Sangiovese. He sees the same potential in it as in Nebbiolo or Pinot Noir, and this Chianti Classico is as exquisite as the top wines made from those other...
$39.99
2020 Rocca di Montegrossi Rosato
Rocca di Montegrossi
2020 Rocca di Montegrossi Rosato
Winery Notes:  Produced with Sangiovese from the San Marcellino vineyard, Rosato Rocca di Montegrossi is made by gently pressing the grapes. The must, structured and delicate at the same time, is kept in steel at a temperature below 6°C for 24...
$22.97
2016 Rocca di Montegrossi San Marcellino Gran Selezione
2016 Rocca di Montegrossi San Marcellino Gran Selezione
Decanter: Vigna San Marcellino is both youthfully fresh and maturely complex. It includes a healthy dose of the deeply coloured Pugnitello grape, and both this and the Sangiovese saw long post-fermentation macerations of over 30 days in 2016. Liquorice,...
$62.99
2016 San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere
San Filippo
2016 San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere
Winery Notes:  The colour is ruby red with reflexes verging on garnet. The perfume is intense, fine and elegant, with notes of cherries preserved in alcohol, enriched with spices redolent of cinnamon and cloves. On the palate it explodes in all its...
$124.97
$114.99
2019 Colleleva Verdicchio dei Castello di Jesi
Colleleva
2019 Colleleva Verdicchio dei Castello di Jesi
From the rolling foothills of the Apennines comes one of the finest white wine bargains in the store. Crisp, flavorful and ready to go! And damned cheap too! 
$11.99
2016 Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello di Montalcino 375 ml
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
2016 Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello di Montalcino 375 ml
James Suckling 98 Points:  Lots going on here with black plums, ripe cherries, cedar, smoke and cocoa on the nose. Ash, chocolate, crushed walnuts and some praline. Mushrooms. This has firm, ripe tannins and a full body. Flavorful and juicy...
$34.99
2016 Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello di Montalcino 1.5L
2016 Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello di Montalcino 1.5L
James Suckling 98 Points:  Lots going on here with black plums, ripe cherries, cedar, smoke and cocoa on the nose. Ash, chocolate, crushed walnuts and some praline. Mushrooms. This has firm, ripe tannins and a full body. Flavorful and juicy...
$189.99
2018 Ficomontanino Granomelo IGT Toscana
Ficomontanino
2018 Ficomontanino Granomelo IGT Toscana
PRIMA Notes:  The wine is 100% Sangiovese from a sandy, clay-rich south-facing slope planted 20 years ago by Maria-Sole’s father. She macerates the fruit for three weeks in a cement cuve and ages the finished wine for two full winters in the...
$54.99
2017 Fattoria Le Terrazze Rosso Conero
Fattoria Le Terrazze
2017 Fattoria Le Terrazze Rosso Conero
Vinous Media:  Fresh blueberries and cherry, offset by hints of mint and rosemary, and evolving smoky minerals and dusty florals – all are present in the glass, as the 2017 Le Terrazze Rosso Conero then dazzles the palate with mineral-drenched...
$25.00
$19.99
2016 Dei Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 375 ml
Dei
2016 Dei Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 375 ml
John Rittmaster's Notes: We first met Caterina Dei here at PRIMA back in the early nineteen nineties.  She had just ascended to the ownership of her family’s small property in Montepulciano and was here to prove that the...
$19.99
2017 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
Felsina
2017 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
Fattoria Felsina’s Rancia vineyard is the most prized of the fourteen different individual ‘farms’ the Mazzocolin family own.  Planted entirely to Sangiovese from the early nineteen eighties, this long sweeping hill with its...
$59.99
$54.99
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2015 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
Felsina
2015 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
"The fine cherry, plum, leather and spice flavors pick up accents of chocolate, earth and mineral as this red gathers steam. Builds to a firmly structured finish, where sweet fruit and dusty tannins linger." Wine Spectator - 94 Points
$59.97
2016 San Giusto a Rentennano Percarlo
San Giusto a Rentennano
2016 San Giusto a Rentennano Percarlo
Percarlo is made from 100% estate grown Sangiovese grapes, especially selected bunch per bunch, from the best zones of our vineyards, which have a low yield of 1 Kg grapes per vine.The grapes are usually allowed to mature beyond the normal degree of...
$159.99
2013 Podere il Palazzino Chianti Classico Riserva Grosso Sanese
Podere il Palazzino
2013 Podere il Palazzino Chianti Classico Riserva Grosso Sanese
Vinous Media:  Il Palazzino's 2013 Chianti Classico Riserva Grosso Sanese is a gorgeous wine for drinking now and over the next decade or so.  Sweet tobacco, iron, smoke, game and anise give the 2013 lovely aromatic nuance and a level of...
$50.00
$37.99
1990 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Emidio Pepe
1990 Emidio Pepe Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Importer's Notes:  The winemaking regime at Pepe follows an uber-natural and artisinal path. Grapes are grown biodynamically, hand-harvested, hand-destemmed, fermented with spontaneous yeast and aged 18-24 months in glass-lined cement tanks. The...
$349.97
2016 Il Palazzino Rosso del Palazzino
Il Palazzino
2016 Il Palazzino Rosso del Palazzino
A traditional Tuscan blend consisting of 95% Sangiovese and 5% of the classic Chianti grapes Canaiolo & Colorino. Bright cherry, raspberry, sage, tobacco, and licorice. The palate is earthy and dusty with moderately drying tannins, balancing the ripe...
$17.99
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
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
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...
$185.97
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
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