Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Aglianico and Friends
April 18, 2018



2016 Mastroberardino Greco di Tufo: Deeply colored. Peaches flowers and herbs in a richly flavored format. Long balanced finish. Very Good to Excellent 27/bottle 24.30/mixed case 22.95/case

2013 Vigne Guadagno Fiano di Avellino Sant’Aniello: Straw yellow with green tint. Lots of energy and texture around rich, smoky stone fruits, intense minerality  Excellent 38/bottle 34.20/mixed case 32.30/case



2011 Casa di Baal Aglianico: Ruby red. Dark fruit character with white pepper, flowers and balsam. Balanced. Very Good to Excellent  23/bottle 20.70/mixed case 19.55/case

2011 La Vigne de Raito Ragis: Bright ruby. Black cherry, truffle and spice with hints of cedar. Herbal notes in the long finish. Excellent 48/bottle 43.20/mixed case 40.80/case

2013 Elena Fucci Aglianico del Vulture Titolo: Ruby. Peppercorn spice, dark fruit and balsam with notes of licorice. Long textured finish. Excelllent  47/bottle 42.30/mixed case 39.95/case

2012 Antonio Caggiano Taurasi Vigna Macchia dei Goti: Ruby. Cherry and blackberry accented by spice and truffle. Notes of tobacco and nutmeg in the balanced finish. Excellent 48/bottle 43.20/mixed case 40.80/case


Special pack: six bottles of each of the above wines for a special price of $208

Special mixed case: Two bottles of each of the above for a special price of: $393

You can also mix any six bottles of the above for a 10% discount or any twelve bottles of the above for a 15% discount


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           - Peter Hemenway