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Bolla Sparkling Rose

This wine packs a lot of flavorful, foamy fun in to a $13 bottle. There’s a decidedly red tone to the fruit quite aside from any suggestion from the wine’s appearance, and though there’s significant sweetness in the finish, there is also enough acidity to keep this refreshing. A Platinum Award winner at the 2017 […]

Date posted: July 5, 2017

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Bolla Amarone 2011 della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

This robust red opens with enticing aromas of mature black-skinned berry, pipe tobacco, baking spice and crushed violet. The dense hearty palate delivers ripe black cherry, fig, mocha and star anise framed in chewy tannins.

Date posted: July 5, 2017

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Bolla Amarone 2011 della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

No winery in Italy has come farther faster than Bolla, once known mostly for the blandness of its wines. No more. Across the board Bolla has improved, and its 2011 Amarone is nothing less than sensational. It shows ripe cherry and raisin notes, with an intriguing earthiness and remarkable persistence in the finish. A Platinum […]

Date posted: July 5, 2017

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2011 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

This wine represents a niche production in terms of Castello Banfi’s much larger bottle numbers. This is a crafted wine that is the focus of special attention in both the vineyard and the winery. The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura is a beautiful creation and a wine of impressive depth and personality. […]

Date posted: March 3, 2017

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2012 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Bright and generous, the 2012 Brunello di Montalcino Poggio alle Mura opens to a darkly concentrated appearance and bold aromatic intensity. The wine is forthcoming and immediate in appeal. The bouquet is redolent of blackberry, cherry confit, exotic spice, cola and dark chewing tobacco. The mouthfeel shows a higher degree of tannic astringency, however that […]

Date posted: March 3, 2017

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Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2012 DOCG

Castello Banfi’s 2012 Brunello di Montalcino is a textbook expression of the vintage. This wine faithfully reflects the warmth of the vintage thanks to aromas of plump cherry, blackberry, spice, grilled herb and rosemary. The bouquet offers a very Mediterranean quality that is saturated, rich and succulent. There’s a distant mineral vein that fits perfectly […]

Date posted: March 3, 2017

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