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Producer Wine Vintage Pubblication Date Score Detail
Poderi Einaudi Dogliani Superiore Vigna Tecc DOCG 2016 Wine Spectator 31/03/2019 92
Verbiage

“Broad, rich and plummy, this Dolcetto’s panoply of black cherry, plum, earth and chocolate flavors is wrapped in a lush texture. This is dense and firm, with a light layer of dark chocolate on the finish. Drink now through 2026. 2,000 cases made.” –BS, Wine Spectator, Mar. 31, 2019

Speri Amarone della Valpolicella Classico “Sant’Urbano” DOCG 2013 Wine Enthusiast 01/03/2019 94
Verbiage

Cellar Selection “Enticing scents of spiced plum, pipe tobacco, crushed mint, new leather and a whiff of smoke come to the forefront. The full-bodied, velvety palate boasts dried cherry, raspberry compote, star anise and a graphite note. Fine-grained tannins provide the firm but elegant framework while fresh acidity keeps it balanced. Drink through 2025.” Kerin O’Keefe, Wine Enthusiast, Mar. 1, 2019

Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Il Nocio DOCG 2015 Wine Enthusiast 01/03/2019 92
Verbiage

“Initially rather shy, this eventually offers aromas of mature black-skinned fruit, pipe tobacco and a whiff of new leather. The enveloping palate evokes dried cherry, prune, clove and a note of star anise alongside polished tannins. Drink through 2023.” -Kerin O’Keefe, Wine Enthusiast, Mar. 1, 2019

Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2015 Wine Enthusiast 01/03/2019 90
Verbiage

“Subtle aromas of ripe forest berry, scorched earth, exotic spice and a balsamic whiff of camphor lead the nose. The linear palate offers dried black cherry, ground pepper and a hint of grilled herb alongside fine-grained tannins.” -Kerin O’Keefe, Wine Enthusiast, Mar. 1, 2019

Boscarelli Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva “Sotto Casa” DOCG 2014 Wine Enthusiast 01/03/2019 94
Verbiage

“Enticing scents of baking spice, pressed violet and wild berry take center stage on this fragrant elegant red. The smooth savory palate doles out juicy black cherry, ripe blackberry and licorice alongside polished fine-grained tannins. Fresh acidity keeps it balanced. Drink through 2026.” -Kerin O’Keefe, Wine Enthusiast, Mar. 1, 2019

Conterno Fantino Barbera d’Alba “Vignota” DOC 2016 Wine Spectator 28/02/2019 92
Verbiage

“Saturated with blackberry, black currant and violet flavors, with a hint of licorice, this red is intense and lively. Finishes with density and a light dusting of tannins. Drink now through 2023.” -B.S., Wine Spectator, Feb. 28, 2019

Conterno Fantino Dolcetto d’Alba “Bricco Bastia” DOC 2016 Wine Spectator 28/02/2019 91
Verbiage

“Tight and edgy, featuring a firm structure exercising grip on the pure violet, cherry, blackberry, plum and earth flavors. With a little aeration this turns supple and rich, revealing a hint of bitter chocolate on the finish. Drink now through 2023.” -B.S., Wine Spectator, Feb. 28, 2019

Marcarini Barolo Brunate DOCG 2014 Wine Spectator 28/02/2019 91
Verbiage

“Like a garden after rain, this smells like mint, floral, dusty cherry and wet earth. Licorice and sandalwood notes chime in as this builds to a lingering aftertaste. Elegantly rustic, in a traditional style. Best from 2022 through 2035. ” -B.S., Wine Spectator, Feb. 28, 2019

Poderi Einaudi Barolo Ludo DOCG 2014 Wine Spectator 28/02/2019 91
Verbiage

“Bolstered by a sheen of oak, this red also evokes cherry, plum, earth, tobacco and leather flavors. Rich and fruity, balanced by firm tannins that linger on the finish. Best from 2021 through 2033.” -B.S., Wine Spectator, Feb. 28, 2019

Poderi Einaudi Dogliani DOCG 2014 Wine Spectator 28/02/2019 92
Verbiage

SMART BUY “Bright and juicy, displaying pure cherry, blackberry and floral aromas and flavors. The vintage’s dense tannins are present but well-integrated. Fine length. Drink now through 2024.” -B.S., Wine Spectator, Feb. 28, 2019

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