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  1. Donnafugata Frappato Vittoria Bell'Assai 2017
    JS92
    VM90
    $22.98
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    92 Points! Lovely frappato with baked strawberry and cherry aromas. Delicious combination of dried fruit and light tannins that give it a nice contrast in style. Drink now. - JamesSuckling.com Learn More
  2. Tenuta Greppo (Biondi-Santi) Brunello di Montalcino 2005
    WE92
    VM94+
    $199.98
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    94+ Points! The 2005 Brunello di Montalcino Annata opens with a fabulous, expressive bouquet of freshly cut roses, spices and raspberries, all of which carry through to the palate, where the wine reveals impeccable class and elegance, with just enough fruit to balance its angular, lean structure. Still, the 2005 is surprisingly round and harmonious for a young vintage of Biondi Santi, in fact, I had a hard time putting the glass down! Though medium in body, the wine offers gorgeous persistence and a long, exceptionally pure finish. I expect the 2005 Brunello to shut down in bottle, but readers who have an opportunity to taste the wine should not hesitate. Biondi-Santi did not produce a Riserva in 2005; instead the best of the fruit that is normally destined for the Riserva plus a selection of old vines near the heart of the estate were used for the 2005 Brunello. This is one of the unqualified successes of the vintage. - Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media Learn More
  3. Cantine Lonardo - Contrade di Taurasi Aglianico 2015
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    92 Points! Deep ruby. Very perfumed fruity and floral aromas and flavors of violet, blackberry and dark cherry are complicated by a dusting of minerals. Superb vinosity and juicy fruit make for a crowd-pleaser blessed with harmonious acidity and sweet fruit nuances. Finishes long and juicy. - Ian D'Agata, Vinous Media Learn More
  4. G.D. Vajra Langhe Freisa Kyè 2015
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    $39.98
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    92+ Points! The 2015 Langhe Freisa Kyé is incredibly finessed. Once huge and bombastic, the Kyé has developed into a much more refined wine in recent vintages. The 2015 Kyé is dark and mysterious, not to mention quite closed in on itself. I won’t be surprised if there is more to this wine. Time will tell. - Antonio Galloni, Viknous Media Learn More
  5. G.D. Vajra Barbera d'Alba Superiore 2016
    WS93
    WA92
    $39.98
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    93 Points! Smooth and opulent, this red exudes mulberry, black currant, violet and iron aromas and flavors. Balanced and concentrated, ending with a cascade of ripe fruit. Shows fine purity and tension. Drink now through 2024. - Wine Spectator Learn More
  6. Terlano Sauvignon Alto Adige Winkl 2018
    WA92
    $29.98
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    92 Points! Cantina Terlano's 2018 Alto Adige Terlaner Sauvignon Winkl (with an ample 240,000 bottles made) is a beautifully articulate and forthcoming expression that shows the very best of Italian Sauvignon Blanc. It offers a case study as to what makes this grape taste different than, say, competing expressions from the New World or New Zealand. This fragrant grape tends to be less pungent and sharp in Italy, focusing instead on softer tones of summer peach, preserved lemon and passion fruit. The effect is silky, smooth and absolutely delicious. - Monica Larner, robertparker.com Learn More
  7. La Spinetta Barbaresco Vigna Bordini 2016
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    $49.98
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    92 Points! This Barbaresco is of a thicker and darker concentration than the others within this set of new releases, with ripe cherry fruit and dark berries that lift immediately from the glass. But the 2016 Barbaresco Vigneto Bordini is thinner and less consequential in the mouth than I had expected from the appearance. This is a very linear and streamlined approach that could accompany a tenderloin carpaccio with arugula, shaved Parmesan and extra virgin olive oil. - Monica Larner, robertparker.com Learn More
  8. Malvira Roero Arneis Vigna Renesio 2015
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    92 Points! Bright straw-yellow. Sexy, ripe aromas of soft citrus fruits, pear and orange oil, accented by minty herbs and honey. Dense, sweet and supple, with its white peach, grapefruit and herb flavors showing a honeyed quality and lovely lift. A broad, ripe style of Arneis with a passerillé quality and a tactile, chewy mouthfeel (no doubt a result of the hot growing season) but with a welcome light touch. The long finish features delightful minty lift. Despite the wine tasting as if it were made partly from air-dried grapes, the vines were harvested early, on August 23. Only 12.5% alcohol. - Ian D'Agata, Vinous Media Learn More
  9. Tenuta San Guido Le Difese 2017
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    JS91-92
    $22.98
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    91-92 Points! Fresh and vivid with a blackberry, currant and fresh-herb character. Medium to full body, silky tannins and a focused finish. - JamesSuckling.com Learn More
  10. Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto 2017
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    $36.98
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    92+ Points! A blend of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, the 2017 Guidalberto appeals to the more informal side of sophisticated drinking. By that I mean it makes a great choice at lunch or for family dinners. Despite the accessibility and dense concentration of the fruit, especially evident in a warm vintage such as this, the wine's pedigree is evident in terms of the careful management of the structure and acidity. My samples were a little closed at first and needed some extra coaxing. Once open, the wine shows the dark fruit and exuberance of this hot vintage in Tuscany. - Monica Larner, robertparker.com

    92 Points! The 2017 Guidalberto is dark, sumptuous and quite powerful. Even with the extremes of the punishing growing season, the 2017 comes through beautifully, showing remarkable clarity and precision. Black cherry, plum, lavender and spice notes are pushed forward, but it is the wine's structure that gives energy and a real sense of direction. Time in the glass brings out an attractive red berry and floral character that adds freshness. - Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media Learn More
  11. Paitin Barbaresco Sori Paitin 2015
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    $44.98
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    Sweet cherry and strawberry fruit is framed by earth, eucalyptus, tobacco and tar notes in this rich yet firm red. The assertive tannins suggest a glacial evolution but the lasting impression of fruit shows this wine's potential. - Wine Spectator Learn More
  12. Pojer e Sandri Nosiola Alto Adige 2017
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    Pale straw-green. Enticing green apple, lime, white flowers complicated by a delicate hint of minerals. Bright, fresh and energetic, with crisp flavors similar to the aromas plus a zingy note of lemon and lime. Nosiola’s telltale note of fresh hazelnuts becomes apparent only on the long crystalline finish. A lovely wine that strikes me as a little more lemony than usual. - Ian D'Agata, Vinous Media Learn More
  13. Vietti Barbera d'Alba Scarrone 2016
    WS90
    DEC91
    JS93
    WA92
    $33.98
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    93 Points! Such a perfumed and complex nose for a Barbera with pressed lavender, violets, orange peel and citrus. Medium to full body, layered and serious tannins and a medium-long, spicy yet taut finish. - JamesSuckling.com Learn More
  14. Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2015 Pre-Arrival
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    96 Points!  Aromas of plums, cherries and hints of green olives. White truffles and deep earth, too. Full-bodied, so layered and beautiful with a fabulous texture and ripe tannins. It is so pure and minimalist in the end, showing the effect of traditional, hands-off winemaking. Don’t miss this. Decant before serving. One for the cellar. Drink or hold. - JamesSuckling.com

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  15. Gaja Ca'Marcanda Promis 2016
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    JS92
    WA93
    $44.98
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    92 Points!  Aromas of dark berries, licorice and sandalwood following through to medium to full body with firm tannins. A juicy and delicious finish. Drink in 2019. - James Suckling, jamessuckling.com
     
     
     
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  16. Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino 2013
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    $79.98
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    92 Points!  Full ruby-red. Aromas of red cherry, blackberry, licorice and minerals. Juicy and tightly wound but pliant, offering smooth black and red fruit flavors complicated by licorice and fresh herbs. Classically dry and long, finishing with supple but firm tannins and a bright floral element. It’s hard to argue with this entry-level Brunello’s quality. I find it to be slightly underrated in many vintages, as all the attention is focused on Gaja’s two top Brunellos, the Rennina and the Sugarille. But this non-cru Brunello offers lots of high-quality wine for the price.
     
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  17. Graci Etna Bianco 2017
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    $25.98
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    92 Points!  A firm and dense white, yet ever so fresh and vivid. Medium to full body with linear acidity that gives it form and drive. Drink now. - JamesSuckling.com
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  18. Moschioni Pignolo Colli Orientali del Friuli 2009
    WA92
    $64.98
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    92 Points!  The 2009 Friuli Colli Orientali Pignolo opens to a fragrant and floral bouquet with pressed rose petal, wild berry and cassis. On the nose, the wine appears much younger than it actually is. The quality of the fruit is vibrant and youthful. In the mouth, this Pignolo offers grit and determination with fine tannins and a medium build. It closes with smooth layers of richness and dark fruity intensity.  Inspired by the distinct power and concentration that distinguish air-dried wines (made with the appassimento process), Michele Moschioni produces wines that are unlike any other in Friuli Venezia Giulia...Moschioni's wines offer extreme concentration and density. - Monica Larner, robertparker.com
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  19. La Spinetta Barbaresco Bordini 2015
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    $49.98
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    94 Points!  Exotic aromas of rose, peony, raspberry and kirsch are shaded by juniper, wild thyme and tar accents. This is an elegant red, firmly structured yet balanced and long, with a persistent, detailed finish. - Wine Spectator
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  20. Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico 2016
    DEC91
    JS92
    WA90
    VM91
    $17.98
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    91 Points!  The 2016 Chianti Classico is all class. Fresh, floral and beautifully lifted, the 2016 offers a terrific expression of the estate in its mid-weight personality. All the elements meld together in this effortless, classy wine from the family. The 2016 is quite accessible today, but it also has enough brightness to age nicely for a number of years. What a pretty wine it is.
     
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