Italian Stallion Mixed Case
Your Italian Stallion Mixed Case contains one bottle each of
Abbazia Barbera d' Asti D.O.C.G.
Located in the rolling hills between Milan and Genoa, Asti is known for some of the world’s best wines and cuisine. The Barbera made in Asti is second to none. This elegant wine is full and dry, with firm tannins and ripe red berry flavors. While Barbera ages well, its youthful nature is especially exciting during the young stages of its bottle life.
Multiple Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, Critics Challenge Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016
Open this Italian Red from Cantus early, giving it time to breathe before drinking. When you taste the flavors of raspberry and strawberry, you’ll know it was worth the wait. This smooth, central Italian red follows the up-front fruit with hints of roasted peppers and fresh herbs that start a fascinating conversation with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes.
Della Flora Sangiovese I.G.T.
Sangiovese is Italy’s flagship red, with each region offering its own satisfying take on this savory red wine. Della Flora Sangiovese is on the lighter side, with flavors of red currant, raspberry, and earthy clay. It pairs perfectly with tomatoes, especially if you decant your wine for 30-45 minutes before enjoying—that’s just enough time to make a marinara from scratch.
Val Di Botte Nero d' Avola
Sicily’s premier grape Nero d’Avola is like Cabernet Sauvignon to California–the two go hand in hand. Nero d’Avola’s bold flavors contrast the wine’s light red profile. Villa Amoroso’s vibrant version offers flavors of blackberry, plum, sweet spice, and smoke, with a sultry finish. This is a wine for food lovers, especially beef dishes like stews, burgers, and even meatloaf.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016
Val Di Botte Chianti D.O.C.G.
Chianti is a region in Tuscany, Italy where the wines rival the best in the world. Val Di Botte Chianti is 85% Sangiovese, topped off with a blend of Canaiolo Nero and Cabernet Sauvignon. The results are intense but refined, with a wild berry flavors and a slight smokiness. This Chianti is a delight at the dinner table. Enjoy it with cheese and charcuterie, hearty pastas, pizza, and meat or fish.
Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia I.G.T.
Think of that perfectly broken-in pair of boots. They’re tough enough for bad weather, but refined enough to add something to your favorite suit. Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia IGT is those boots. This powerful red, from Italy’s heel, soft and deep with flavorful vanilla, raspberry and spice notes. Pack it for a trip, or pair it with spicy sausages, venison, duck, or tomato dishes like chili and lasagna.
Like a suit that fits so well it’s actually fun to wear, fresh and dry Bertoli Bianco is tailored to be everything you want in a white wine. The color is pale and straw-like. It has pleasant, fruity and floral aromas. The flavor hints at green apple, melon and lemon zest; and the finish is vibrant and refreshing. You’re sophisticated now. Enjoy it.
Villa Amoroso Moscato Vino Dolce
The sunny days and cool nights of northern Italy’s Lombardia province nurture grapes, resulting in flavorful, festive wines like Villa Amoroso Moscato. Moscato is beloved for its fruity peach and citrus flavors, and this spritzy and light-hearted white has a floral feel that can bookend any meal, whether you serve it as an apertif or with dessert.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016
Abbazia Cuvee Prestige
Prosecco fans, take note. Our Cuvèe Prestige bottling from Abbazia is produced in the charmat method, ensuring a refreshing sparkling wine with a complex palate of flavors and tiny, concentrated bubbles. It is fruity and pleasant, with a balance of golden apple and spring flower flavors on top of a dry finish. We can think of no better way to celebrate than with this sparkling wine made from Glera, the famous Italian prosecco grapes from Lombardy’s Collio vineyards.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016
Abbazia Asti Spumante D.O.C.G.
Some sparkling wines are perfect as an aperitif and some are perfect with dessert. Abbazia Sparkling Asti happens to be both. This light and distinctive Italian wine was produced in Piedmont, the same region that produces coveted truffles, cheeses and meats. This moscato-based sparkling wine carries a D.O.C.G. rating, the highest level of wine certification from the Italian National Government, ensuring that this wine is of the utmost quality. Abbazia Sparkling Asti’s delicate floral, and fruity nature makes it an excellent pairing with sponge cake, soufflés, fruit salads, strudels, or a treat of your choice.
Val Di Botte Toscana Bianco I.G.T.
Made from a blend of some of Italy’s most beloved grapes, including 70% Trebbiano Bianco, fresh and dry Val Di Botte Toscana Bianco has everything you could want in a white wine. The color is pale and straw-like. It has pleasant, fruity and floral aromas; the flavor hints at green apple, melon and lemon zest; and the finish is vibrant and refreshing.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, Grand Harvest Awards 2015
Della Flora Pinot Grigio I.G.T.
Produced by Coli, a leading wine producer in Italy since 1926, this Pinot Grigio from the Pavia region of Lombardy defines Italian Pinot Grigio. Sun-laced days and cool winter nights allow the grapes to ripen consistently, ensuring the proper balance of flavors and acids, resulting in an amazing drinking experience. You can expect flavors of citrus zest, apples, pears and nectarines, accompanied by mild notes of almond and ginger. We recommend serving this wine ice cold to maximize its refreshing attributes.