ITALIAN WINES – RED PIEDMONT

CA’ DEL BAIO “BARBARESCO”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION………59.99

CA’ DEL BAIO “BARBERESCO” VAL GRANDE’04 – “Guilio Grasso has joined the ranks of Barbaresco.  Matures in large botti, it lays out the purest of exemplary fruit followed by a palate that is assertive, lean, austere and built for the ages.  Utterly tempting, admirably distinctive Barbaresco destined for significant evolution.”……..…..139.99

CECILIA MONTE “BARBERESCO” SERRACAPELLI’04 – “Dusty garnet colouor is accompanied by sumptuous aromas of anise, tobacco, Chinese black tea, kirsch and spice-box.  Medium-bodied with black cherry, cassis and spice on the palate, it is layered with exceptionally pure nebbiolo fruit, sweet tanin, and adequate acidity, this elegant Barbaresco has a sweet entry and an authoritative finish.”……..…..125.99

CECILIA MONTE “BARBERESCO” INCOGNITO’05 – “Medium to full-bodied and structured with moderate tannins.  The palate displays broodingly deep dried black fruit with excellent grip of mouth coating tannins and concentration.”……..…..125.99

FONTAFREDDA BAROLO SERRALUNGA D’ALBA’03 – “There’s lots of strawberry and blackberry aromas. Full-bodied, with soft tannins and good fruit. Slightly one-dimensional and forward, but delicious already.”…………89.99

PIO CESARE BARBERA D’ALBA’05 – “Aromas of plum and hints of dried mushroom follow through to a full-bodied palate, with lots of vanilla and fruit. Turns to coffee with milk.”….. 59.99

PIO CESARE BARBERA D’ALBA FIDES’01 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “A pretty wine with lots of red licorice, tobacco and cedar character. Full-bodied, yet elegant and refined. Lovely length.”  72.29

PIO CESARE BARBERA D’ALBA FIDES’04 – “A slightly subdued nose, but a good amount of berry, vanilla and toasty oak character on the palate. Medium-bodied, with good fruit and a medium finish.”……………….75.99

PIO CESARE BAROLO’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Meaty and earthy aromas open to wonderful raspberries and strawberries. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a lovely chocolate, berry aftertaste. Drink this and understand Barolo.”………….119.99

PIO CESARE BAROLO ORNATO’96 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Fabulous aromas of plum, flowers and light meat. Full-bodied, with round, lightly chewy tannins and a long, long finish. Concentrated and exotic. Still needs time.–1996 Piedmont retrospective.”………….219.99

PIO CESARE BAROLO ORNATO’01 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Aromas of blackberries, licorice and berries follow through to a full-bodied palate, with lots of delicious plum fruit and toasted oak. Lovely finish. Very young. Very refined. Best after 2008.”………….187.59

PODERI LA COLLINA “LABBRA di GIADA”’01 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION..44.49

PODERI LA COLLINA “LABBRA di GIADA”’04 ………………..52.49

PRINSI “GAIA PRINCIPE” BARBARESCO’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION….72.99

ROCCHE COSTAMAGNA “BAROLO BRICCO FRANCESCO”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Subtle and elegant red with wild raspberries, hints of toasted oak and cedar. Full-bodied, with very silky tannins and a sweet, ripe fruit finish. A beauty.”……………..82.99

ROCCHE COSTAMAGNA “BAROLO ROCCHE dell’ANNUZIATA”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Subtle aromas of berries, flowers and hints of oak follow through to a full-bodied palate, with fine tannins and a fresh finish. Pretty wine.”…………………..69.99

SAN BIAGIO “BARBERESCO” MONTERSINO’04 – “Fragrant, perfumed aromas of cherry, red berry and cedar.  Similar flavors replicate the nose with added nuances of dried tobacco, dust and mocha.  Seamless finish bespeaks the wines superb balance.”……..…..125.99

SAN BIAGIO “BARBERESCO” MONTERSINO’05 – “Moderate tannins cover a lean and tight framework.  The nose reveals leather, dried roses and Asian spices.  On the palate, the wine shows its pedigree with finely balanced flavours of Asian spices and dried berries.”……..…..131.99

SAN BIAGIO “LANGHE ROSSO” CABERNET’99 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION 72.19

SCIORIO ANTICO VITIGNO CABERNET SAUVIGNON’97 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION……………..57.49

VILLALTA AMARONE CLASSICO DELLA VALPOLICELLA’04……………..70.99

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