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 A uniquely Italian grape grown near the slopes of Mount Vesuvius, Greco di Tufo is comparable to an unoaked Chardonnay. Offering fresh apricot and peach with bright citrus to lift the round body, Greco di Tufo pairs beautifully with the fresh fish of the day, seafood risotto or chicken.
Vietti Roero Arneis 14 One of Piemonte's most popular white wines resurrected from the verge of extinction. Vietti's classic Arneis offers enticing aromas of honeysuckle and pear, subtle hints of almond on the palate and a crisp finish. Roero Arneis is the perfect complement to lightly sauced seafood, simply prepared veal and chicken.
Trebbiano di Lugana, Tenuta Roveglia 12 This light and refreshing northern Italian wine is ideal for summertime or as an aperitif. Fresh white peach and jasmine flowers sing together with lemon zest to create a vibrant, lively white wine.
IL Fortino 10 Voted best Syrah of 2011, Buonamico winery was only able to ship five cases of "IL Fortino" to the United States. Available only at the Trattoria Lisina, enjoy this lush Syrah with anything on the menu or a bottleby itself. This wine has an assertive nose of ripe fruit with hints of spicy pepper and blueberries with rich 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