Dark fruit, cinnamon and tomato leaf on the nose. It’s full-bodied with firm tannins. Rich, juicy and textured with some herb and coffee notes. Balanced, flavorful finish. Drink or hold. Score – 92. (jamessuckling.com, Oct. 22, 2021) Alcohol/Vol14.5% Made InVeneto, Italy ByVintages Front Line Release Sugar Content7 g/L VarietalValpolicella $23.95

Natale Verga Prosecco

Lots of lemony character to this with notes of lemon curd, zest and peel. Relaxed, creamy fizz and a slightly bitter lemon finish. Enjoy now. Score – 89. (jamessuckling.com, Oct. 22, 2021) Alcohol/Vol14% Made InPiedmont, Italy Sugar Content3 g/L VarietalNebbiolo $18.95

Heredis Nebbiolo 2021

Spicy dried cherry on the nose, following through to a medium-bodied palate with plenty of tangy fruit flavor, fresh acidity and youthful, firm tannins. A delicious young nebbiolo to drink now. Score – 90. (jamessuckling.com, Nov. 7, 2022) Alcohol/Vol14% Made InPiedmont, Italy Sugar Content3 g/L VarietalNebbiolo $27.95

I Balzi BIO Grillo 2021

Clear, pale gold. Fruity nose coupled with candy tones. The palate is lightly styled, easy-drinking and soft with more of the same, very accessible aromas. Score – Gold. (Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge, 2022) Alcohol/Vol12.5% Made InSicily, Italy Vintages Front Line Release Sugar Content2 g/L VarietalGrillo $16.95

Broccardo Bricco San Pietro Barolo Riserva 2016

This is an exciting new wine from Broccardo. With 33 months of oak aging, the 2016 Barolo Riserva Bricco San Pietro is true and elegant, reflecting the pretty intensity of the vintage and the enduring complexity of the Nebbiolo grape. This vineyard site is located in Monforte d’Alba, a subzone that is celebrated for its […]