Italian Stallions Mixed Case
Your Italian Stallions Mixed Case includes one bottle each of:
Sorensina Sangiovese - Puglia, Italy
Puglia, the region on the "heel of the boot" in Italy, is famous around the world over for its Sangiovese wine. Known to be bigger in color and flavor than the wine from neighboring Tuscany, this elegant and enthusiastic red wine has bold cherry and strawberry fruits mixed with plum and a hint of fig. It’s herbaceous, with hints of smoke, earth, and tobacco, and is a delight to drink. Enjoy with some good Italian food and great friends.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Val di Botte Nero d'Avola - Sicily, Italy
Bold and sweet Nero d’Avola is Sicily’s preeminent grape, creating charismatic wines with unmistakable fruit flavors, subtle notes of smoke, and nuances of spice. When sipping Val di Botte Nero d’Avola, you’ll enjoy a strong presence of blackberry and plum, with hints of licorice and chile pepper. Try pairing it with gamy meat dishes like oxtail stew, or anything with applewood-smoked bacon.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016
Val di Botte Sangiovese I.G.T - Puglia, Italy
With unlimited coastal access, warm Southern Italian sun, and 24-hour cool breezes, the Puglia wine region produces balanced, fruity grapes which match the local, tomato-rich food. If you want an earthy red to go with your favorite pizza or pasta, Val di Botte Sangiovese Puglia is what you’re looking for, especially if you decant it for half an hour to let the flavors of red currant and raspberry really open up.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Cantus Montepulciano d'Abruzzo D.O.C. - Abruzzo, Italy
A well-tuned vintage car has a special rumble. It’s strong and familiar and makes you feel like you can go anywhere. Montepulciano’s the ruby red 1959 Alfa Romeo of wines—one of the most popular Italian grapes, robust and able to hold its own with meaty meals. Cantus Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC is dry and harmonious, with aromas of tobacco and leather. Enjoy this medium-bodied red after you’ve been out for a spin.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Sunset International Wine Competition 2016
Cala De Poeti Rosso - Central Italy
Patience is a virtue, and so is this delicious Italian red wine. Open Cala de Poeti Rosso early, so that it has time to bring its inviting flavors of strawberry and raspberry to the forefront. The smooth red offers hints of herbs and roasted pepper, and really pops when paired with classic, tomato-based Italian dishes.
Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia I.G.T. - Puglia, Italy
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, is 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.
Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
Bertoli Vermentino I.G.T. - Tuscany, Italy
Carefree as flowers thrown from a seaside cliff, this irresistibly fresh, light-bodied white has complex notes of peaches, flowers, sage, and rosemary. Pair it with zesty lime or garlic-seasoned dishes, and be sure to enjoy. Bertoli Toscano IGT Vermentino tastes like an outdoor wedding, perfect ocean breeze and all.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, New York International Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Sunset International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Bertoli Bianco - Central Italy
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.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Sunset International Wine Competition 2016
Della Flora Pinot Grigio I.G.T. - Pavia, Italy
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.
Villa Amoroso Toscana Bianco I.G.T. - Tuscany, Italy
This floral and fruity white blend is formulated to satisfy even the most discerning white wine lover. With a straw-like color, flavors of green apple, melon and lemon zest, and a vibrant finish, this refreshing Italian white makes for a perfect companion to a sunny afternoon.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Villa Amoroso Moscato Vino Dolce - Pavia, Italy
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 - Collio, Lombardia, Italy
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