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2009 Amarone della Valpolicella "Villa Rizzardi" (Guerrieri-Rizzardi)

Guerrieri-Rizzard, Amarone della Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy, 2009

76% Corvina & Corvinone, 14% Rondinella, 10% Barbera

BLACK CHERRY PRESERVES & MISSION FIG, PORT-LIKE INTENSITY

It can be lonely at the top, and Amarone is almost completely unique in the world of dry red wines. Made from the concentrated nectar of half-dried grapes, it accounts for some of the densest, most decadent oenological experiences possible. Clocking in at 16% alcohol (not atypical), this beautiful beast owes its imposing stature and luxurious lushness not only to the Amarone process but to low yields, old vines, and the presence of local but lesser-used powerhouse grape Corvinone. Bellissimo e nerissimo!

Serving Suggestion: Rare, chargrilled sirloin w/ bourbon glaze & roasted sweet potato & kale. Sheep’s milk & blue cheeses w/ pan-seared figs & balsamic reduction.

49.99

7 in stock

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2014 Rosso, Veneto "Scaia" Corvina (Sant'Antonio, Tenuta)

Tenuta Sant'Antonio, "Scaia" Rosso, Veneto, Italy 2014

100% Corvina

PLUM & RICH BLACK CHERRY, COCOA & FIVE SPICE, LIP-SMACKIN' FINISH

Corvina, best known as the perennial headliner grape in the wines of Valpolicella, here shines in a solo role and layers its famously black fruit with lush autumnal spices, pink peppercorn, and freshly steeped black tea. Sumptuous and bold but consummately affable and easy to drink, this phenomenal value was farmed by the four Castagnedi brothers in the hills of Valpolicella after expanding their father's vineyards to more than twice their original acreage. This is the very definition of a "daily" red - a champion of quality and affordability with more than enough substance to keep us wanting more... and more.

Serving Suggestion: Spicy Italian sausage (from Farmhand Foods, perhaps?) & penne pasta w/ a peppery vodka cream sauce.

12.99

36 in stock

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2015 Rosso, Veneto "Scaia" Corvina (Sant'Antonio, Tenuta)

Tenuta Sant'Antonio, "Scaia" Rosso, Veneto, Italy 2015

100% Corvina

PLUM & RICH BLACK CHERRY, COCOA & FIVE SPICE, LIP-SMACKIN' FINISH

Corvina, best known as the perennial headliner grape in the wines of Valpolicella, here shines in a solo role and layers its famously black fruit with lush autumnal spices, pink peppercorn, and freshly steeped black tea. Sumptuous and bold but consummately affable and easy to drink, this phenomenal value was farmed by the four Castagnedi brothers in the hills of Valpolicella after expanding their father's vineyards to more than twice their original acreage. This is the very definition of a "daily" red - a champion of quality and affordability with more than enough substance to keep us wanting more... and more.

Serving Suggestion: Spicy Italian sausage (from Farmhand Foods, perhaps?) & penne pasta w/ a peppery vodka cream sauce.

12.99

14 in stock

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2014 Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso "Pojega" (Guerrieri-Rizzardi)

Guerrieri-Rizzard, Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso Classico "Pojega", Veneto, Italy, 2014

45% Corvina, 45% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella, Molinara, & Merlot

CURRANT & BLACK CHERRY, PEPPERY & PIQUANT, TOASTED CHESTNUT

Famously utilizing the skins from the partially-dried grapes responsible for the Valpolicella region’s Amarones, the Veronese specialty known as Ripasso comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. This one from the micro-production maestros of Rizzardi is simultaneously lithe and lavish with peppery spice, firm fruit, and a year of aging in French and Savonian oak. An unusually high percentage of the coveted Corvinone grape is also of keen interest!

Serving Suggestion: Cranberry-glazed ham w/ clove & cinnamon. Tortellini w/ broad beans & pecorino.

19.99

12 in stock

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