Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's (Virtual) Tasting:

Italian Solidarity Case
March 25, 2020

 

White

2017 Montecappone  Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi:  Straw yellow with green highlights. Mostly citrus when young and developing richer flavors with age. Well structured with bright acidity and almond notes in the finish.   Very Good Plus  15.99/bottle 14.39/mixed case  13.59/case

2018 Pieropan Soave Classico:  Balanced and textured with peach blossom, apricot, golden apple and almond and a scent of lilies in the finish:  Very Good Plus  21/bottle 18.90/mixed case  17.85/case

 

Rosato

2018 La Spinetta Il Rose di Casanova:  Tangerine, white peach and strawberry. Floral mineral center and silkiness in the finish. Very Good Plus to Excellent   18.99/bottle  17.09/mixed case  16.14/case

 

Red

2018 Sottimano Mate:  Light ruby. Cherries, roses, dry layered mouthfeel with exotic spice. Different in a Very Good Plus way.  21/bottle  18.90/mixed case  17.85/case

2018 Burlotto Langhe Freisa:  Powerful and well balanced. Violets, dark cherry, raspberry. Fine acids with supple tannin in the finish.  Very Good Plus to Excellent  21/bottle  18.90/mixed case  17.85/case

2017 Luigi Maffini Cilento Aglianico Kleos:  Supple and aromatic. Layers of dark fruit, damson plum and blackberry. Long finish with herbs and black pepper.  Very Good Plus to Excellent  21/bottle  18.90/mixed case  17.85/case

 

Special mixed case: Two bottles of each of the above for a special price of $202

Downtown  pack: One bottle of each of the above for a special price of $108

Or Mix any 12 for 15% off

Any 6 for 10% off

 

 

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           - Peter Hemenway