National Pasta Day Mixed Case
Your National Pasta Day Mixed Case contains one bottle each of
Abbazia Barbera d' Asti DOCG
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; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016
Abbazia Dolcetto d'Alba DOC
Just seeing the word Alba makes us excited. Known as the gourmet capital of Italy, Alba produces mouthwatering white truffles, savory cheeses, homemade pastas, roasted meats, and exquisite wines to go with it all. Known as the “Shy” Italian, Dolcetto D’Alba is made to be enjoyed during your nightly meal, especially one featuring tomatoes. Dolcetto is dry and velvety, with flavors of blackberry and boysenberry.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2016 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition; Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016
Anticipation is our favorite feeling. There’s nothing better than hearing familiar footsteps, putting a date in our calendars, or opening wine early so it can breathe. This smooth, central Italian red will reward your patience with up-front flavors of raspberry and strawberry, and hints of roasted pepper and fresh herbs. Get in the moment and enjoy this delicious red with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes.
Multiple Award Winner: Gold Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Sunset International Wine Competition 2016
Val di Botte Sangiovese IGT
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, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
Villa Amoroso Chianti
These days, Chianti means way more than basket-woven bottles of table wine. Villa Amoroso sets itself apart with a joyful blend of 85% Sangiovese and 15% regional varietals, creating a foodie-thrilling balance of tart red fruit and spicy herb flavors. The notes of smoke, clay, peppers, and tomato perfectly compliment tomato-based Italian dishes and dried meats. Don’t believe us? Pick up a bottle and see for yourself why Chianti is the most consumed, talked, and written-about Italian wine.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Cantus Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC
Made from 100% Montepulciano grapes grown in a restricted territory on the picturesque central Italian hills, 2015 Cala de Poeti Montepulciano D’Abruzzo is dry and harmonious, with aromas of tobacco and leather. This medium-bodied red was aged in oak for six months, resulting in a robust, ruby-red wine that pairs perfectly with pizza, pasta, meat dishes, and any flavorful Mediterranean foods.
Villa Amoroso Toscana Bianco
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, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
Val Di Botte Pinot Grigio IGT
Light and refreshing Val Di Botte Pinot Grigio is the quintessential summertime wine. It’s made with grapes grown south of Milan and close to the Italian Alps, the definitive source for the world’s best Pinot Grigio. This low-alcohol white flaunts citrus zest, apple, pears and nectarine flavors that mingle with slight almond and ginger notes. Serve it ice cold to maximize the crispness.
Multiple Award Winner: Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Bertoli Vermentino Toscano IGT
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, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Sunset International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Cantus Vino Bianco
We love our white wines fresh and fruity, with a dryness that makes us excited for the next sip. Cala de Poeti Vino Bianco is made to please, with pleasant, fruity and floral aromas, followed by tasty flavors of green apple, melon, and lemon zest. The finish is vibrant and refreshing, making this wine perfect when enjoyed with a friend, and a favorite fish or white meat meal.
Cala de Poeti Pinot Grigio
From selected hilly vineyards of Italy’s Venezie region, 2015 Cala de Poeti Pinto Grigio is a beautifully balanced white made from soft-crushed grapes. In the glass, it is an attractive straw yellow with greenish reflections. The bouquet is fresh and harmonious, offering notes of apple, peach, and hawthorn. Highlight this tasty Italian wine’s refreshing nature by serving it chilled with white meats, fish, and our favorite: risotto with artichokes.
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