Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

New Italians
June 21, 2017

 

White

2015 Gianni Gagliardo Favorita Fallegro:  Flowers, pear and a hint of sea salt. Pleasantly fresh.   Very Good Plus  18.99/bottle 17.09/mixed case 16.14/case

2014 Montenindoli Vernaccia di San Gimignano Fiore:  Aromas of ripe fruit, flowers, tea, and saffron. Richly flavored and refined. Will also age well.  Very Good Plus to Excellent.  21/bottle 18.90/mixed case 17.85/case

 

Red

2012 Giacomo Vico Langhe Rosso:  Plums, strawberries cherries with gentle tannins and spicy overtones. Very Good Plus  16.99/bottle 15.29/mixed case 14.44/case

2015 Revelli Dogliani SuperioreSan Matteo:   Aromas of red berry and anise. Rich cherry fruit and almonds with chewy tannins and vibrant acidity.  Excellent  32/bottle 28.80/mixed case 27.20/case

2013 Dei Vino Nobile de Montepulciano:   Cherries, balsam and spice. Rich flavors with great balance and structure.  Medium bodied with a lonf finish.  Excellent  30/bottle 27/mixed case 25.50/case

2008 Casteluccio Ronco dei Ciliegi:  Dramatic aromas of rich berry and spice. Meaty and smoky overtones. Full bodied with silky tannins and fresh acidity.  Excellent  27/bottle 24.30/mixed case 22.95/case

 

Special 6/21 New Italian case: Two bottles of each of the above for a special price of $248

In store only-Special 6/21 New Italian pack: One bottle of each of the above for a special price of $131

 

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           - Peter Hemenway