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  1. New Barbera D'Asti DOCG by Poderi dei Bricchi Astigiani, Gaslini Alberti 2017

    $215.40

    Poderi dei Bricchi Astigiani

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    12 x 750 ml

    Breads, Ham, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Vegetables


    The wine is characterised by an intense, ruby red colour. The aroma has notes of flowers and red fruit (Cherry, Plums), with a finish of almonds and spices. The flavour is smooth, warm and intense.

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  2. $149.70

    Fratelli Serio & Battista Borgogno

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Ham, Pasta, Soft Cheese, Vegetables, White Meat


    From the one-hectare plot of Liste Cru in Barolo, it is fermented in oak casks before being rested in stainless steel to preserve its original flavors. You might remember Le Liste as the vineyard behind Giacomo Borgogno’s rare “Riserva Storico” bottling. Liste is just north of Cannubi –the very next hill in fact—between Cannubi and Brunate to be precise. With its elegant, deep ruby red, to the nose its perfume is about cherry, blueberry and mint. Balanced, with good depth and persistence. Perfect match  with hot appetizers, stuffed pastas, delicate meat.

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  3. $239.70

    Vallana Wines

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Ham, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    "The NV Lot 2006 Campi Raudii Library Release has naturally lost some of the fruit intensity seen in this wine when it is younger, and yet it has also retained quite a bit of depth. Orange peel, tobacco, star anise and a host of more exotic floral notes are all found. Aromatically beguiling and constantly changing in the glass, the 2006 has a lot to say. Even with all of its depth, the Campi Raudii has that translucent feel that makes the best wines from Alto Piemonte so compelling. Drink 2018 - 2026"

    93 points - Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media, Nov 2017

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  4. $444.00

    Fratelli Serio & Battista Borgogno

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Vegetables


    "This is beautiful. It’s concentrated at the same time as being bright and fresh, with a crunchy raspberry edge to the floral cherry fruit. There’s an almost perfect balance between the just-ripe, pure red fruit character and the spice and herb savouriness, with firm, fine-grained tannins and bright acidity providing the structural foil. This is a pleasure to drink now, but you feel its best years are ahead of it. And many of them. The alcohol is high, but there’s no sense of over-ripeness, and a little sweetness from the alcohol helps melt the tannins a little."
    95 points - Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak, Nov 2019
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  5. New Barbaresco DOCG Riserva Piedmont by Punset 2014

    $449.70

    Punset

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Ham, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    Blue flower, underbrush and wild herb aromas mix with a whiff of tobacco. Racy and linear, the palate offers sour cherry, star anise and a hint of rusted iron alongside taut, close-grained tannins that leave a drying finish.

     

    93 Points - Decanter, Barbaresco 2016 & Riserva 2014: Latest releases, Jan 2019

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  6. New Barolo Castelletto DOCG by Giovanni Manzone 2015

    $474.00

    Giovanni Manzone

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Ham, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Vegetables


    "Manzone's 2015 Barolo Castelletto is truly impressive. Bold, rich and pulsing with energy, the 2015 captures all the vibrancy that makes Barolos from Castelletto so distinctive, with an extra touch of mid-palate sweetness. If that sounds appealing, well, it is. Rose petal, bright red berry fruit, mint, chalk and wild flowers all run through this wonderfully nuanced, translucent Barolo. There is so much to like here. What a pretty wine this is."
    95 Points - Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media, Nov 2019
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  7. $509.70

    Bruno Rocca

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Hard Cheese, Pasta, Red Meat, Vegetables


    "The Bruno Rocca 2016 Barbaresco is a gorgeous wine that reveals impeccable balance, ongoing intensity and elegance, which accompany the wine from the start and continue straight through its long finish. The mouthfeel is buoyant and bright, yet there is a solid base of firm fruit and tannic backbone on the close. This is a buttoned-up and firmly etched expression of Nebbiolo from one of the most talented producers in Barbaresco. Great job, Bruno. He knocked out 15,426 of these beauties."
    94+ points - Monica Larner, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2019
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  8. $1,074.00

    Scarpa

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Ham, Red Meat


    Direct from the Scarpa's cellar. Splendid garnet red. Refined bouquet of violets, dried rose petals and licorice, tobacco and balsamic notes with hints of clove that follow through on the palate. Great structure, very long finish. > Learn More

  9. $1,794.00

    Scarpa

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Red Meat, Vegetables


    Ruby colour with garnet red reflections. Fine and fruity notes of berries, weathered roses. Rich and strong and yet very elegant. A longer aging improves the bouquet. Very characteristic with a long, full-bodied finish.

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When it comes to red wine, people’s preferences can be all over the map. Some people choose to take the safe road when it comes to drinking red wine. We do not advocate this approach. Different red wine is going to be appropriate for different times of the day/night/evening etc. The food you are eating is going to affect the taste of your red wine and the taste of your red wine is going to change the flavour of your food. The trick is to find the best red wine takes some experimentation. Don’t just go with the tried and true as you are missing out. Pinot Noir with your fish can be delectable. Nebbiolo with lamb is divine. How could you not love a little Chianti, (Sangiovese), with your eggplant Parmesan? We encourage experimentation. We consider it our job, to help you improve your wine life.