2018 Poggio Le Volpi Roma Rosso DOC
A blend of Montepulciano, Syrah, and Cesanese grapes. Hand harvest, long fermentation of the grapes, soft pressing, and maturation in barriques and tonneaux.
Deep bright ruby red. Intense nose with sensations of ripe red fruit, cherries in alcohol, red flowers, enclosed in a very pleasant balsamic note. Very smooth palate, pleasantly tannic, well balanced, and elegant and very long persistence.
Perfect with pasta with ragout, risotto with sausage, beef, lamb and pork, prosciutto, and medium-aged cheeses.
Gold Medal Berlin Wine Trophy 2020
Silver Medal Mundus Grand International Wine Award 2020
2015 Poggio Le Volpi Roma Rosso DOC ‘Limited Edition’
A blend of only the best bunches of Montepulciano, Syrah and Cesanese grapes. Aged for more than one year in barriques and several months in the bottle before its release.
Dark ruby red. Very intense and complex nose with sensations of ripe red and black fruit such as cherries in alcohol, plum, wild berries, as well as spicy notes of cardamom, nutmeg and black pepper, followed by blue flowers and underbrush, and a very final pleasant balsamic note. Smooth palate, pleasantly tannic, well balanced, elegant and long persistence.
Perfect with Pappardelle pasta with meat sauce, barbecued meats, stews, medium – aged cheeses, or with traditional Roman dishes such as Bucatini all’Amatriciana and Coda alla Vaccinara.
5 Grappoli Bibenda
3 Bicchieri Gambero Rosso
Gold Medal Berliner Wine Trophy
99 points Luca Maroni
2017 Poggio Le Volpi Baccarossa Lazio Rosso IGP
100% Nero Buono. Aged for a minimum of 12 months in barriques, then 3/4 months in the bottle.
Deep bright ruby red. Very intense nose of black ripe fruit, cherries in alcohol, mediterranean wood, cocoa powder, cloves, iron, graphite, framed in a balsamic sensation. Very smooth and elegant palate, with ripe tannins, well balanced, wonderful aromatic progression, mouth filling and very long persistence.
Exceptional paired with pasta in meat sauce, Bucatini all’Amatriciana and Coda alla Vaccinara, stews, roast lamb and medium aged cheeses.
98 points Luca Maroni
4 Grappoli Bibenda 2019
4 stelle Golden Star Vini Buoni d’Italia
Gold Medal Berliner Wine Trophy 2018
2015 Piana dei Castelli Rosso
Natural – biodynamic
100% Cesanese grapes harvested when they are overripe from vineyards located in south Velletri and north Aprilia (south of Rome). The must is cryomacerated for 12 hours. Fermentation and ageing for 24 months on skins in cement tanks and 12 months in the bottle. Unfiltered and unclarified.
Deep ruby red with purple and garnet hues. Aromas of plum, cocoa, dark chocolate as well as balsamic notes. On the palate, prevalence of forest fruits in particular, redcurrant, blackberry and gooseberry with a hint of wild strawberry. Balanced acidity and long persistence. Unexpected, subtle, pleasant final sweet note of apricot jam.
Perfect with pasta with ragout, meat and aged cheeses.
2013 Ornella Molon Raboso Piave DOC
100% Raboso. Harvested from the first half of October to early November, as Raboso is a late grape variety. Aged for at least three years in oak casks.
Deep red colour, with ruby tinges. The bouquet is reminiscent of berries and pepper, with a mineral note, which blends well with the woody nuances. Austere, savoury, balanced acidity, full-bodied palate, becoming velvety with age.
Superb with red meat, game, (especially in spicy sauces). Best enjoyed with rich, fatty dishes.
2015 Denis Morandi Burbero Rosso Toscana IGT
50% Sangiovese 50% Cabernet Sauvignon organic grapes from vineyards near Arezzo, Tuscany.
Fermentation with indigenous yeasts. The Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon are fermented separately in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. 24 to 36 months ageing in cement tanks, followed by 12 months in the bottle. Unclarified and unfiltered.
Purplish hue. Round, fresh nose with notes of plum and raspberry. Refined with medium tannins and a fruity finish.
Ideal with tomato and meat pasta-based sauces, BBQ meats, roasts, pasta, and aged cheeses.
Only 6500 bottles produced
90 points James Suckling
2016 Guado Al Melo Bacco in Toscana Rosso IGT
80% Sangiovese 20% Syrah grapes from vineyards in the hills of Castagneto Carducci (Bolgheri) that run along the Tuscan coastline. Made without correctives or additives, which would alter the original characteristics of the grapes. On lees for 9 months in small French oak barrels (only 10% new).
Deep purplish colour with predominant scent of black fruit, black cherry and plum, brightened up by a pleasant hint of spice. Rich and balanced tannins, with a lovely freshness.
A very versatile wine: it pairs well with cold cuts, medium or aged cheeses, pizza, pasta with spicy or tomato based sauces, roast duck, roast or grilled meats and game.
2011 Guado al Melo Jassarte Toscana Rosso IGT
Named after the “Jassarte” River, which according to the ancient historian Herodotus was the physical border between Europe and Asia.
This wine is a blend of 30 different Mediterranean and Caucasian grapes such as Syrah, Tempranillo, Graciano, Grenache, Mouvedre, Agiogitiko, Babic, Sagrantino, Montepulciano, Alicante, Sapervai, Alexandruli grapes from selected vineyard parcels in the hills of Castagneto Carducci in Bolgheri that run along the Tuscan coastline. Made without correctives or additives that would alter the original characteristics of the grapes. Refined on lees for 24 months in small French oak barrels (only 10% new) and at least 12 months in the bottle.
Ruby red, very elegant nose with various balsamic, red fruit and spicy notes, which open up, more and more as the wine, stays in the glass. Fresh, well balanced with a long finish. An extremely interesting, multilayered wine. Exceptional as a “meditation wine”. Pairs perfectly with meat, roasted or grilled poultry, soups, slightly spicy dishes and ripened cheese. Medium-long ageing potential.
2015 Bosco Nestore Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Pan Riserva D.O.P
90% Montepulciano, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. 18 months in 225 litre barriques. Aged in the bottle for 18 months in underground tunnels.
Deep ruby red. Aromas of plum, fruit of the forest, wild cherry and spicy notes of vanilla, cinnamon and liquorice. Medium to full-bodied, balanced, persistent with light tannins and toasted notes.
Excellent paired with cured meats, aged cheeses, pasta and rice dishes with mushroom and truffles. Perfect with meat and game.
2 Bicchieri Rossi Gambero Rosso 2017
4 Grappoli Bibenda 2016
2018 Nuraghe Crabioni Cannonau di Sardegna DOC
100% Cannonau. The vineyards are 200 metres from the sea. Aged in stainless steel tanks until it is bottled.
Ruby red colour. Intense aroma with sweet tones of ripe red fruit: cherries, maraschino cherries in alcohol and plums. A warm, strong, mellow and full bodied, intense wine, with a long aromatic persistence. Well balanced and extremely harmonious.
A very versatile wine. It can even be paired with fatty fish such as tuna, mackerel, sardines and anchovies. Poultry, lamb and pork. Perfect with Sardinian suckling pig.
Bronze Medal “Grenaches du Monde” 2017