Northern Italy

2020 Elvio Cogno 'Anas-Cetta' Nascetta di Novello
Elvio Cogno
2020 Elvio Cogno 'Anas-Cetta' Nascetta di Novello
Walter Fissore at Cogno has done an incredible job with Nascetta, taking this relatively unknown grape of Novello and bringing out its richness, texture and lovely character.  In a blind tasting you might think it was a very fine Vouvray!...
$29.99
2020 Kofererhof Sylvaner Eisacktaler-Valle Isarco
Köfererhof
2020 Kofererhof Sylvaner Eisacktaler-Valle Isarco
The hills are alive!  This is what Heidi would drink!  2020 Weingut Kofererhof Sylvaner, Eisaktaler-Valle Isarco, Sudtirol-Alto Adige If a wine could perfectly express its origins, the Kofererhof’s Sylvaner might be one of the most...
$22.99
2020 Bisol Jeio Prosecco Rose DOC
Bisol
2020 Bisol Jeio Prosecco Rose DOC
This is a lovely, exceedingly dry, and extremely nuanced bottle of pink bubbles.  We were very pleased with its lifted aromatics.  It reminded me of a gorgeous dry Provencal Rose with fine bubbles. 
$17.97
2020 Nec-Otium Pinot Grigio, Friuli
Nec-Otium
2020 Nec-Otium Pinot Grigio, Friuli
A "Negociant Winemaker" is how one might define Christian Patat, founder of Nec-Otium. For years, he chose to vinify each wine in the range in the winery of the grape grower. As such , all the wines are a perfect reflection of terroir where they grown...
$19.99
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2020 Matteo Correggia Roero Arneis
Matteo Correggia
2020 Matteo Correggia Roero Arneis
2020 Matteo Correggia Roero Arneis   We considers ourselves Arneis snobs, if there really is such a thing.  But we get to taste so many, and there are so many that are so, well, meh out there.  It’s wonderful to taste the best,...
$21.99
2018 Oddero Barolo Classico
Oddero
2018 Oddero Barolo Classico
2018  Oddero Barolo Classico DOCG You’ve probably already read a lot about vintage 2018 in the Barolo and Barbaresco zones, both good and bad.  In my opinion, after tasting a passel of them over the past several months  (both in...
$58.99
2016 Lapo Berti Barolo del Comune di La Morra
Lapo Berti
2016 Lapo Berti Barolo del Comune di La Morra
Lapo Berti runs a small domain in Barolo’s La Morra commune, expertly crafting Nebbiolo using natural methods. Tuscan by birth, Lapo worked in Oregon, Australia, and Burgundy before settling down in Barolo to found his own estate in 2012.  He...
$66.99
2016 Roagna Barbaresco Paje Vecchie Viti
Roagna
2016 Roagna Barbaresco Paje Vecchie Viti
Blue flower, tobacco, camphor and ripe berry are just some of the aromas you'll find on the stunning red. Firmly structured and still youthfully austere, the compelling palate features ripe Marasca cherry, crushed raspberry, licorice and crushed mint...
$329.99
2017 Giulia Negri Barolo Tartufaia
Giulia Negri
2017 Giulia Negri Barolo Tartufaia
Meeting Giulia Negri in person is an unforgettable experience. How can anyone so vivacious and a smile so wide and genuine be so serious and accomplished a winemaker? Well, those dancing eyes, in addition to radiating an intense joie de vivre, also...
$56.99
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2016 Roagna Barolo Pira Vecchie Vite
Roagna
2016 Roagna Barolo Pira Vecchie Vite
  At long last, our parcel of 2016 Roagnas is upon us. These are, in short, incredible wines on a par with all the biggest names like Rinaldi, Mascarello and Conterno. The press has been effusive in their praise and collectors worldwide are...
$329.99
2017 Zorzettig Schioppettino Colli Orientali del Friuli
Zorzettig
2017 Zorzettig Schioppettino Colli Orientali del Friuli
Winery Notes:  Spicy bouquet with predominant notes of pepper and juniper; ripe red fruit and hints of vanilla can also be detected. In the mouth light roasted notes from the barrique endow the wine with greater complexities. Full  bodied, rich...
$39.97
nv The Piedmont Guy Ercole Pet Nat Rose
nv The Piedmont Guy Ercole Pet Nat Rose
Producer's Notes:  The place, Monferrato, ranks among the most historic grape-growing areas of Piedmont and is the confirmed birthplace of the Barbera grape. For these reasons, we work primarily with Monferrato’s indigenous grape varieties...
$24.99
2012 Oddero Barolo Vignarionda Riserva
Oddero
2012 Oddero Barolo Vignarionda Riserva
Wine Advocate: Here's a beautiful late release from Oddero. The 2012 Barolo Riserva  Vignarionda has been softened and chiseled down with time, and the  mellow contours of the once-hard edges are coming out. The wine offers  lots of dark...
$204.99
2015 Oddero Barolo Bussia Soprana Vigna Mondoca Riserva
Oddero
2015 Oddero Barolo Bussia Soprana Vigna Mondoca Riserva
2015 Oddero Barolo Bussia Soprana Vigna Mondoca Riserva   Wine Advocate: Here's a wine that brings on the best of the 2015 vintage. This growing  season that will be remembered for sunshine and warmth is distinguished  by rich and...
$169.99
2018 Cantine Nervi-Conterno Gattinara
Nervi Conterno
2018 Cantine Nervi-Conterno Gattinara
The changes over the past few years at Nervi, the seminal Alto Piemonte property in Gattinara, have been monumental to say the least.  Already making perhaps the most-lauded benchmark against which all other Nebbiolo-based wines in the Alto Piemonte...
$89.99
2019 Poderi Fogliati Langhe Nebbiolo
Fogliati
2019 Poderi Fogliati Langhe Nebbiolo
 Even in a place so hidebound with tradition and history that anything new immediately falls under a microscope of scrutiny, the Barolo region is a hotbed of interesting new wine activity. Driven in part by generational change (I’ve never felt...
$54.00
$34.99
2020 Fratelli Alessandria Verduno Pelaverga Speziale
Fratelli Alessandria
2020 Fratelli Alessandria Verduno Pelaverga Speziale
PRIMA Notes:  It’s people like the Alessandrias, at both Fratelli Alessandria and Burlotto, though, who have taken the time and effort necessary to refine its cultivation (which isn’t easy) and vinification (ditto) to create a wine that...
$25.99
2019 Elena Walch Beyond The Clouds
Elena Walch
2019 Elena Walch Beyond The Clouds
A brilliant straw yellow characterizes the white cuvée “Beyond the  Clouds.” On the nose, a complex, beguiling aroma game with notes of  white flowers and fruit nuances from stone fruit and pineapple, capped  by a fine...
$79.99
2015 Cascina Luisin Barbaresco Rabaja
Cascina Luisin
2015 Cascina Luisin Barbaresco Rabaja
Vinous Media: The 2015 Barbaresco Rabajà is powerful, vibrant and energetic. Dark  berry fruit, menthol, licorice and balsamic-infused flavors all develop  in the glass. Medium in body and layered, the 2015 will benefit from...
$77.50
2015 Tommaso Bussola Valpolicella Classico Superiore 'TB'
Tommaso Bussola
2015 Tommaso Bussola Valpolicella Classico Superiore 'TB'
Importer's Notes:  Originally trained as a stone mason, Tommaso took over over his uncle's Valpolicella estate—with its prized old vineyards in the heart of the Classico zone—in the mid-1980's. While vineyard work came naturally to him,...
$47.99
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2020 Giovanni Almondo Roero Arneis Bricco Ciliegie
Giovanni Almondo
2020 Giovanni Almondo Roero Arneis Bricco Ciliegie
The Arneis “Bricco delle Ciliegie” is the perfect wine to understand the extraordinary potential of grown in the Roero Arneis. Domenico Almondo, theowner of the Giovanni Almondo winery, represents a true landmark in this area and the eighties...
$29.00
$22.99
2014 Gagliasso Barolo Rocche dell' Annunziata
Gagliasso
2014 Gagliasso Barolo Rocche dell' Annunziata
Winery Notes:  Guyot method with medium-short pruning. Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats. 15-17 days maceration; malolactic fermentation in stainless steel vats. 12 months in French barrels (50% new oak and 50% oak aged 2...
$62.50
2020 Cornarea Roero Arneis
Cornarea
2020 Cornarea Roero Arneis
Its extreme elegance immediately justifies the reasons why this original Piedmontese wine has been so successful. Colour: straw yellow. Bouquet: it has an original and intense aroma of white flowers and fruits such as pear, peach, pineapple and passion...
$25.97
Cappellano Barolo Chinato 1.5 Liter
Cappellano
Cappellano Barolo Chinato 1.5 Liter
93 points Vinous:  Cappellano’s Barolo Chinato, which is more on the savory side of things, is a personal favorite. (7/2015) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:  The delicious Barolo Chinato is made with a secret blend of herbs, spices and...
$245.99
2019 Matteo Correggia Roero Arneis
Matteo Correggia
2019 Matteo Correggia Roero Arneis
Winery Notes:  Arneis vine variety has been penalised in the past, not because of it grapes but because of a wrong understanding of it. It was considered to be a simple and everyday wine without ambitious characteristics.However, in the last 20...
$19.99
2019 Daniele Ricci Barbarossa da uve Barbera, Colli Tortonesi
Daniele Ricci
2019 Daniele Ricci Barbarossa da uve Barbera, Colli Tortonesi
PRIMA Notes:  Daniele Ricci is best known as the protégé of Walter Massa, the single-handed savior of the Timorasso grape in the Tortona hills in the northeastern-most part of Piemonte.  While Massa has become the acknowledged...
$17.99
2018 Marchesi Incisa Roero Arneis
Marchesi Incisa
2018 Marchesi Incisa Roero Arneis
Tasting Notes: Color: bright straw yellow. Aromatic Profile: fruity and floral, notes of acacia, green apple, peach and apricot. Taste Profile: savory and mineral, persistent with elegant finish. Nice acidity and balanced structure.
$21.99
2019 Terlano Muller Thurgau
Terlano
2019 Terlano Muller Thurgau
Terlan Muller Thurgau is a delicate pale yellow color. A fine spicy  aroma of grapefruit and white pepper enters into a highly harmonious  relationship with ripe peaches. Taste: With a well-balanced structur and  a lively acidity, this...
$22.99
2020 Bisol Prosecco Cartizze Valdobbiadene
Bisol
2020 Bisol Prosecco Cartizze Valdobbiadene
 The rich history of Bisol dates back to 1542, when the Bisol family first began cultivatinggrapes. Today, Gianluca Bisol has assumed the role of president and CEO while his brother, Desiderio, holds the position of chief enologist and technical...
$42.99
2017 Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Gramolere
Fratelli Alessandria
2017 Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Gramolere
PRIMA Notes: Gramolere is one of the highest, steepest slopes in the Monforte d’Alba commune with a lot of wind buffeting the vines and scarcely any top soil.  The 30-year old Nebbiolo vines here produce a beefy, intense wine with a ton of...
$79.99
2017 Fratelli Alessandria Barolo di Comune di Verduno
Fratelli Alessandria
2017 Fratelli Alessandria Barolo di Comune di Verduno
PRIMA Notes: This is the wine that used to be labeled simply Barolo DOCG but, since all of the grapes in the cuvee now come from various parcels in Verduno (they’ve eliminated the little bit of young vine Gramolere from the wine), the brothers...
$59.99
2015 Elio Sandri Barolo Perno Riserva
Elio Sandri
2015 Elio Sandri Barolo Perno Riserva
I wasn’t at all familiar with Elio Sandri’s Cascina Disa wines until, about seven or eight years ago, a bottle of his 2004 Perno Riserva Barolo was opened for me by a winemaker friend in Barolo who called Elio one of the best Old School...
$94.99
2019 Giovanni Rosso Langhe Nebbiolo
Giovanni Rosso
2019 Giovanni Rosso Langhe Nebbiolo
PRIMA Notes:  While not exactly a ‘baby Barolo’ style (it’s juicier and easier to drink), it’s a quite serious rendition of Langhe Nebbiolo and, especially for a Rosso wine, an extremely fine value!  Open this lively,...
$24.99
2019 Roberto Voerzio Barbera d'Alba 'Il Cerreto'
Roberto Voerzio
2019 Roberto Voerzio Barbera d'Alba 'Il Cerreto'
Roberto Voerzio’s Barolos are some of the richest, deepest and most texturally beautiful wines readers will come across … Over the years, Voerzio acquired parcels in La Morra’s finest sites, giving him a collection of grand cru...
$58.00
$39.99
2019 Giacomo Conterno Barbera d'Alba Francia
Giacomo Conterno
2019 Giacomo Conterno Barbera d'Alba Francia
Winery Notes:  The vineyards today are some of the most immaculately tended sites in the Langhe, and the winery is almost impossibly clean and focused. Roberto has not been afraid to invest in modern technology either, though modernity is embraced...
$82.50
2017 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Francia
Giacomo Conterno
2017 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Francia
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 97 Points:  I tasted the Giacomo Conterno 2017 Barolo Francia shortly before bottling. Like Roberto Conterno's other wines from this controversial vintage, this wine shines with brilliant and unexpected purity and...
$314.99
2019 Fratelli Antonio e Raimondo Piemonte Barbera IGT
2019 Fratelli Antonio e Raimondo Piemonte Barbera IGT
The wine is named after the brothers or fratelli, Antonio and Raimondo Levis, who founded the winery in 1938. Both had a passion for the Nebbiolo grape, which led them to the Langhe region. The brothers’ driving philosophy was “quality at any...
$16.97
2016 Brandini Barolo Annunziata
Brandini
2016 Brandini Barolo Annunziata
Winery Notes: The Annunziata Cru is our second expression of La Morra. The vineyard grows at altitudes of half hill and contains body and elegance. The aromas and flavors are more concentrated, but they do not cover the fineness. A perfect Barolo for...
$66.99
2017 Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne
Sandrone
2017 Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne
  We’ve sold every vintage of the Sandrones’ wines here at PRIMA since the 1988 harvest arrived (along with me) in 1994, and I can say, that the two Barolos they made in 2017 are amongst the sexiest, most elegant achievements...
$139.99
2018 Marengo Nebbiolo d'Alba Valmaggiore
Marengo
2018 Marengo Nebbiolo d'Alba Valmaggiore
The Nebbiolo d'Alba Vigna Valmaggiore shows good concentration and a robust bouquet with dark fruit and nutty aromas that remind me of toasted hazelnuts or almonds. Those nutty aromas segue to earthy truffle and potting soil that are also specific to...
$24.97
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2017 La Ca' Nova Barbaresco Montestefano
La Ca'Növa
2017 La Ca' Nova Barbaresco Montestefano-
Vinous Media: The 2017 Barbaresco Montestefano is a dark, brooding beauty. Super-ripe black cherry, plum, mocha, cloves, leather and licorice add to a real sense of gravitas that runs through the 2017. Readers need to be patient with the Montestefano. I...
$39.99
2019 Le Piane Maggiorina IGT Rosso Piemonte
Le Piane
2019 Le Piane Maggiorina IGT Rosso Piemonte
The most important wine that Le Piane makes is the Boca DOC, an intense blend of Nebbiolo and Vespolina, produced in a dark, brawny style that requires lots of bottle age to mature. It’s a unique red wine with a history that goes back to Roman...
$22.99
2012 Achille Baroli Barolo Villero
Achille Baroli
2012 Achille Boroli Barolo Villero
 ‘12 was sort of stuck in the middle: a cool vintage that produced wines the growers and winemakers themselves, particularly those of the older generation, loved right from the start- tight, structured, classically-styled Barolos that reminded...
$114.99
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2019 Nec-Otium Pinot Grigio delle Venezia-Giulia
Nec-Otium
2019 Nec-Otium Pinot Grigio delle Venezia-Giulia
Based in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia (North-East Italy) "Nec Otium", from the Roman for work (nec) and leisure (otium), is a negociant operation with a difference. There are very few old style, cultish “Negociants”. Christian Patat is probably the...
$16.99
2015 Cascina Bric 460 Barolo Riserva Bricco delle Viole
Cascina Bric
2015 Cascina Bric 460 Barolo Riserva Bricco delle Viole
Winery Notes: With one eye on the past while boldly looking to the future, roots as deep as the wrinkles furrowing a forehead capture the shy smile on the face of the farmer as he lovingly describes that special vineyard, that micro zone or that micro...
$59.97
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2015 Elio Sandri Barolo Perno
Elio Sandri
2015 Elio Sandri Barolo Perno
I wasn’t at all familiar with Elio Sandri’s Cascina Disa wines until, about six or seven years ago, a bottle of his 2004 Perno Riserva Barolo was opened for me by a winemaker friend in the Langhe who called Elio one of the best Old School...
$79.99
2019 Kofererhof Sylvaner 'R' Eisaktaller-Valle Isarco
Köfererhof
2019 Kofererhof Sylvaner 'R' Eisaktaller-Valle Isarco
Wine Advocate: The Köfererhof 2019 Alto Adige Valle Isarco Sylvaner R is sharp and bright and held tightly together by a pretty limestone note of crushed stone. In addition to that mineral definition, you also get hints of tropical fruit, white...
$44.99
2018 Oddero Nizza
Oddero
2018 Oddero Nizza
When Maria-Cristina Oddero visited us in the fall of 2018, there was, of course, much anticipation regarding her fabulous single-vineyard and blended Barolos but the real showstopper and actual best-seller of the evening was a wine practically no one...
$35.00
$32.99
2019 Oddero Barbera d' Alba Superiore
Oddero
2019 Oddero Barbera d' Alba Superiore
  It’s been wa-ay too long since we’ve had the Odderos’ juicy, phenomenal-drinking Barbera d’Alba around, and we’re extremely pleased to see the newly arrived 2019 gracing our shelves. Not to be confused with their...
$29.00
$22.99
2018 Bovio Barbera d'Alba Superiore 'Regiaveja'
Bovio
2018 Bovio Barbera d'Alba Superiore 'Regiaveja'
  Our last delivery of this sold out almost immediately.  2018 Bovio Barbera d’Alba Superiore ‘Regiaveja’  Regular Price  $35.00, Insiders Pay $29.99 with shipping included on 6 bottles or more  As proven...
$33.99
2016 Bovio Barolo Gattera
Bovio
2016 Bovio Barolo Gattera
94+ points Monica Larner (Wine Advocate): "The Bovio 2016 Barolo Gattera (with just 3,400 bottles released) is a true beauty. The Gattera cru in La Morra is planted to 70-year-old vines. Half the vineyard was ripped out in 2019 and was replanted earlier...
$69.99
2019 Foradori Teroldego Sgarzon
Foradori
2019 Foradori Teroldego Sgarzon
PRIMA Notes:  A visit to Foradori is more like a pilgrimage.  Elizabetta Foradori is, after all, considered one of the most important figures in all of Italian winedom and her winery, at the foot of the Adige Valley north of Trentino, is one of...
$54.99
2019 Foradori Teroldego IGT
Foradori
2019 Foradori Teroldego IGT
PRIMA Notes:  A visit to Foradori is more like a pilgrimage.  Elizabetta Foradori is, after all, considered one of the most important figures in all of Italian winedom and her winery, at the foot of the Adige Valley north of Trentino, is one of...
$29.99
2018 Cornarea Nebbiolo d'Alba
Cornarea
2018 Cornarea Nebbiolo d'Alba
PRIMA Notes:  Longtime PRIMA fans already know of our affinity for Cornareia’s Roero Arneis, a wine discovered many years ago during our search for ‘the best Arneis in Roero.’ It’s still the benchmark against which we measure...
$32.50
2019 Terre Molin Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore
Terre Molin
2019 Terre Molin Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore
Importer's Notes:  Ripasso is a red wine from the Valpolicella area located north of Verona in the Veneto region. “Ripasso” means “repassed.” The production process of fermented Valpolicella is added to a cask containing the...
$30.00
$19.99
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2017 Oddero Barolo Villero
Oddero
2017 Oddero Barolo Villero
Always the most exotic and easily identifiable wine in the cellar, this is super charming and aromatic. Cinnamon sticks, anise seed and a ton of almost blueberry-like fruit make this a standout.  Wine Advocate: The Oddero 2017 Barolo Villero is...
$89.99
2017 Oddero Barolo Rocche di Castiglione
Oddero
2017 Oddero Barolo Rocche di Castiglione
This is, in many ways, the most representative wine in the cellar and always one of the best. The vineyard is so steep, standing in it, you feel like you’re about fall off! An elegant, ultra-refined vintage here with amazing lift and polish. This...
$109.99
2018 Boniperti Colline Novaresi Vespolina Favolalunga
Boniperti
2018 Boniperti Colline Novaresi Vespolina Favolalunga
Winery Notes:  Exclusively Vespolina grapes.  Hand picking vintage in crates during the last week of September, destemming and gentle mashing, fermentation in steel barrels, soaking for about 10 days. Malolactic fermentation in steel...
$22.99
2016 Oddero Barolo Villero 1.5 Liter
Oddero
2016 Oddero Barolo Villero 1.5 Liter
Winery Notes:  A strong and well-rounded wine, Barolo Villero reflects a soil richer in clay and limestone than that of Rocche di Castiglione, located in the same town. The bouquet offers intriguing and dense scents of violet, red fruits, cocoa and...
$234.99
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2016 Ceretto Barolo Bussia
Ceretto
2016 Ceretto Barolo Bussia
The Barolo Bussia, on the other hand, stands in perfect contrast. While Brunate is one of the oldest cuvees in the Ceretto cellar (we also have a 1970 here at PRIMA!), Bussia is the newest- the 2016 being only the second vintage since they began...
$149.99
2016 Ceretto Barolo Brunate
Ceretto
2016 Ceretto Barolo Brunate
 The 2016 Ceretto Barolo Brunate is incredibly sexy, with a tight, concentrated core of blue fruit, a kitchen cabinet’s worth of baking spices like cinnamon and clove, finished with a dash of something floral and herbal. This is a particularly...
$149.99
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2020 Vietti Roero Arneis
Vietti
2020 Vietti Roero Arneis
Winery Notes:  Straw yellow colour with fresh floral, citrus and melon aromas with hints of almond. Dry, medium-bodied wine with crisp acidity. Well-balanced, elegant with good complexity and a lingering finish.
$24.97