Mandola Pinot Grigio NV This is a beautiful expression of Pinot Grigio, a medium-bodied white with lovely mineral notes that accent the delicate palate. Aromas of tropical and citrus fruits emanate from the glass with soft pear and white flower notes.
Mandola Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo 2011 Mandola Montepulciano is privately labeled by the La Querica Estate in Abruzzo, a small self-sustaining winery over looking the Adriatic Sea. The wine displays a striking, dark ruby hue and a nose of ripe dark cherry and plum. The palate is well balanced by notes of spice and leather with a pleasant layer of oak and lightly tannic finish.
Mandola Chianti DOCG 2011 This bright ruby red wine is an exceptional people pleaser. Suprisingly firm, with intense dried cherries, juicy red plum and fresh floral notes. Very food friendly, the earth qualities and admirable tannic structure make this the perfect wine for rustic pasta and pizza.
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Terredora di Paolo Greco di Tufo 12 One of the most unique grapes in Italian wine, the Greco di Tufo grape is comparable to a full-bodied fruit forward Chardonnay. A floral bouquet on the nose, subtle minerality, bits of citrus softened with a hint of honey. Enjoy the Greco di Tufo paired with the fresh fish of the day or as an apertif all by itself.
Vietti Roero Arneis 12 One of Piemonte's most popular white wines resurrected from the verge of extinction. Appears a pale sunshine yellow, and coupled with floral, melon aromas spiked with hints of almond for a beautiful introduction. Unoaked, dry, crisp acidity, and lingering finish, Roero Arneis is a perfect complement to lightly sauced seafood, simply prepared veal and chicken.
Trebbiano di Lugana, Tenuta Roveglia 12 This light and refreshing wine makes for the ideal summertime apertif. Nice aromas of peach with a touch of vanilla on the nose. All followed by a crisp elegant finish with nice acidity as the Trebbiano grape is known for.
IL Fortino 09 Voted best Syrah of 2011 in the world, Buonamico winery was only able to ship five cases of the "IL Fortino" to the United States. Available only at the Trattoria Lisina, enjoy this robust Syrah with anything on the menu or a bottleby itself. This wine has an assertive nose, fresh fruit and earth. hints of spicy pepper and caramel with rich notes of vanilla. Medium tannins on the finish allows for an outstanding and delicious wine for any type of wine drinker.
Vitanza Brunello di Montalcino 06 Some have referred to this Brunello as the King of all Italian reds! A refined palate of dark ripe fruit, cassis, tobacco, and a long finish of chocolate covered cherry. The bouquet is intense and complete with aromas of earth and woods. This wine is full-bodied, tannic, smooth and powerful with strong and precise character.
Barbera d'Alba "Perpetua" Igino Roagna 10 Explore one of Italy's traditional wines from Piedmont. Go to any local cafe in nearby town of Alba and you will most likely see a bottle of Barbera on the table. This wine is full bodied, has a deep garnet color, with an intense fruity bouquet. On the palate, dark fruit, hints of smoke and ripe tannins are discovered leading to a refined and balanced finish.
VINI BIANCHI (White)
Abruzzo Montepulciano, Cerasuolo Dry Rose, Martin Ulisse 12
Piemonte Arneis, Vietti 12 Chardonnay/Sauvignon/Arneis, "Tre Uve" Malvira 06
Lombardy Trebbiano di Lugana, Tenuta Roveglia 11
Toscana Pinot Bianco, "Vasario" Buonamico 09
Campania Greco di Tufo/Coda di Volpe, Vini Nobilis 12 Greco di Tufo, Terredora di Paolo 11