Langhe, Piedmont, Italy750ml |14.5% ABV Grape Variety: 95% Nebbiolo, 5% Barbera
he 2008 Costa Russi is absolutely gorgeous. Sweet dark cherries, tar, licorice and new leather are some of the aromas and flavors that take shape in the glass. The 2008 is a firm Costa Russi, with less of the seductiveness of most years, but equally fine balance. Ideally it needs a few more years in bottle, but it is striking. The finish shows terrific intensity. The typical juiciness of the site is framed by the firm tannins of the year. Everything that makes Costa Russi such an engaging wine is here, but in a slightly smaller-scaled package than in the very finest years. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2028.
Blackberries and flowers on the nose follow through to a full body, with chewy tannins and a round texture. All in finesse and length. Best after 2013.Deep and rich, this red is fresh and vibrant, displaying mint, cherry, licorice and spice flavors. Framed in oak, both spice and tannins, with a taut structure and fine length. Best from 2014 through 2025. 150 cases imported.
|Nebbiolo friendly dishes include truffle and mushroom pizza, porcini and duck risotto, and other games bird dishes.|
Montalcino, Tuscany - Italy 750ml |15% ABV Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello) Critical Acclaim Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 97 Points The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna Schiena d'Asino is a gorgeous wine and one that I highly recommend if you...
Montalcino, Tuscany - Italy 750ml |15% ABV Grape Variety: 20% Sangiovese 80% Cabernet Sauvignon. Winemaker Notes After ageing for 18 months in French oak tonneau and small barrels. This wine is then rested in bottle for a further 6 months before release....
Montalcino, Tuscany - Italy 750ml |14% ABV Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese (Brunello) Winemaker Notes After aging for 6-7 months in 54 hl barrels made of Allier oak this wine then rests for another 3 months in bottle before release. It is bright...