Southern Italy

2018 Donnafugata Ben Rye Passito di Pantelleria 375 ml
Donnafugata
2018 Donnafugata Ben Rye Passito di Pantelleria 375 ml
HALF BOTTLES Ben Ryé 2018 offers an extraordinary rich bouquet with outstanding aromas obtained from the dried grapes: apricots and candied orange peel. It presents delicate hints of Mediterranean scrub (maquis)...
$44.99
2019 COS Pithos Rosso (Nero d’Avola & Frappato in amphora)
COS
2019 COS Pithos Rosso (Nero d’Avola & Frappato in amphora)
60% Nero d'Avola, 40% Frappato Certified Organic, Sourced from estate vineyards in the hamlet of Bastonica in the Vittoria area. Red soil of medium consistency; made up of subalpine sands composed of limestone and silica.Hand-harvested...
$32.99
2018 COS Pithos Bianco 1.5 liters
COS
2018 COS Pithos Bianco 1.5 liters
100% Grecanico sourced from the estate Fontane vineyard. Fermentation lasting ten to fifteen days in amphorae on the skins with indigenous yeast. The 2019 remained in contact with the skins for a little over one month in amphoraAged in amphorae for...
$84.99
2016 Argiolas Cannonau Riserva 'Senes' Cannonau di Sardegna
Argiolas
2016 Argiolas Cannonau Riserva 'Senes' Cannonau di Sardegna
Importer's Notes:  "Senes" Cannonau Riserva is deep purple in appearance.  The wine is both structured (with firm acid and ripe tannins) and soft/velvety at the same time.  Rich aromas of sweet blackberry and prune mingle with...
$39.99
2017 Molettieri Irpinia Cinque Querce
Molettieri
2017 Molettieri Irpinia Cinque Querce
This magnificent red is crafted from the classic local Aglianico grape which is used to make the region’s powerful Taurasi reds. Created as a “baby Taurasi”, it's made from top quality grapes grown on clay and calcareous soils in the...
$24.97
2015 Benito Ferrara Taurasi Quatro Confini DOCG
Benito Ferrara
2015 Benito Ferrara Taurasi Quatro Confini DOCG
Winery Notes:  Winemaking: destemming full grapes and medium maceration of several days, with daily pumping until the racking, fermentation in stainless steel wine.  Maturing process: in French barriques for 11 months by 30%, the remaining...
$55.99
2020 COS Frappato IGT Terre di Siciliane
COS
2020 COS Frappato IGT Terre di Siciliane
Certified OrganicWine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin. Tasting NotesFrappato from the Vittoria area of the island that was aged in concrete vats after a...
$24.99
2020 COS Rami Bianco Terre di Siciliane
COS
2020 COS Rami Bianco Terre di Siciliane
  I would never say that I am against ‘natural wines’ per se, but I am against bad wines that call themselves ‘natural.’ It’s sort of depressing that there are so many weird ‘orange’ wines out there...
$26.99
Cantine Russo Mon Pit Mt. Etna Blanc de Blancs
Cantine Russo
Cantine Russo Mon Pit Mt. Etna Blanc de Blancs
Winery Notes:  The winemaking tradition of the Russo family has been handed down from father to son until today. Towards the end of the 1800s the great-great-grandfather Vincenzo Russo dedicated himself, together with the family, to the cultivation...
$26.97
2018 Caravaglio Malvasia Occhio di Terra Salina
Caravaglio
2018 Caravaglio Malvasia Occhio di Terra Salina
Importer's Notes:  On the volcanic island of Salina, organic vineyards sit from 600 to 1,200 feet above sea level in the Malfa district (the highest quality vinegrowing area) with a view of the Mediterranean. Soils are a mix of volcanic sand and...
$26.97
2018 Terre Nere Etna Rosso Feudo di Mezzo
Terre Nere
2018 Terre Nere Etna Rosso Feudo di Mezzo
Winery Notes:  Feudo di Mezzo is the largest cru in the appellation, a homogenous character, but with clear qualitative variations – much like one could say of Clos de Vougeot in Burgundy. From the best parcels – such as our...
$54.97
2019 Clelia Romano ‘Colli di Lapio’ Fiano d’Avellino
Clelia Romano
2019 Clelia Romano ‘Colli di Lapio’ Fiano d’Avellino
Clelia Romano’s Colli di Lapio (hill of wolves) sits at the highest point in the Avellino appellation and affords one a stunning view of Campania plainwhile the grapes grown on this windy hillside seem to suck up all the wild fennel, mint and other...
$36.00
$27.99
2019 Piero Mancini Vermentino
Mancini
2019 Piero Mancini Vermentino
Importer Notes:  Benchmark producer of Vermentino from the island's top appellation for the grape - Vermentino di GalluraOne of the few appellations in italy where the soil is dominated by graniteThe Mancini Vermentino balances freshness with...
$19.99
1998 Mastroberardino Taurasi Radici Riserva 5L
Mastroberardino
1998 Mastroberardino Taurasi Radici Riserva 5L
Wine Spectator: 94 PointsA lovely, layered red, offering baked strawberry and cherry fruit accented by graphite, chartreuse liqueur, leather and citrus peel aromas. Vibrant and minerally, with creamy tannins and a subtle streak of tarry smoke echoing on...
$680.00
NV Vino Lauria Perpetuo Grillo Terre Siciliane 375ml (half bottle)
Vino Lauria
Vino Lauria Perpetuo Grillo Terre Siciliane 375ml (half bottle)
Importer's Note:With wine making in his family blood, Vito Lauria decided to attend the University of Udine in Friuli where he obtained a degree in Enology in 2003. After stepping off the campus he worked at a number wineries in northern Italy for a few...
$42.50