TUSCANY- HOME TO ITALY’S FINEST WINES
(according to Blanca)
2017 AIA VECCHIA VERMENTINO $16
This fabulous Vermentino wine is straw yellow with pale green hues. The bouquet is fresh with zesty aromas of freshly cut grass, grapefruit and hints of salt air. On the palate, the wine has a creamy and round mouthfeel with bright acidity accompanied by hints of limestone and a slight earthiness. The finish is lengthy, dry and refreshing.
2017 BASILE “ARTETECA” VERMENTINO $16
2013 BASILE “COMANDANTE” MAREMMA TOSCANA ROSSO $15
2016 ceralti “scire” bolgheri rosso $21
Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot . Well balanced with forward fruit and crisp acidity
2016 LA MAGIA rosso di montalcino $25
2016 AZIENDA LA TORRE ROSSO DI MONTALCINO $35
aged for 18 months in large oak casks of French origin with about 10% of the ultimate cuvée being aged in small French barrels. The vines for this wine also face full-south. One thousand or so cases of the Rosso di Montalcino are produced annually. Certified Organic 2015
2017 fattoria dei rosso di montepulciano $20
2016 FATTORIA DEI VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO $32
2013 PALAZZO VECCHIO ROSSO DI MONTEPULCIANO “DOGANA” $15
Medium ruby red in color, with aromas of mixed berries, such as strawberry, raspberry, and blackberry. On the palate, the wine has balanced tannins, good structure, and a pleasant finish. A steal in the Rosso di Montepulciano genre.
2015 FABRIZIO PRATESI ROSSO DI TOSCANA “LOCOROSSO” $14
2017 GEOGRAFICO VERNACCIA DI SAN GIMIGNANO $12
2016 SASSOREGALE MAREMMA TOSCANA ROSSO $17
another gem from Tuscany! Its color is a bright ruby red. On the nose, it is clean and precise, with hints of morello cherries, wild berries and a moderate spiciness. On the palate it reveals a full-bodied, assertive flavor, which expresses both great intensity and elegance.