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1 - 12 of 74 Italian Red Varietal Wines
Antinori Peppoli Chianti Classico 2015
Chianti
Available by the dozen
Peppoli is a wine that's complex and soundly structured, while offering all the vital, mouth filling and aromatic expressions of the Sangiovese grape. The style is made possible through a unique microclimate within the Chianti Classico region. Vines are grown to a valley with particularly favourable growing conditions. Soils are rich in minerals, ideal for the cultivation of Sangiovese, yielding harvests of fruit which are endowed with lovely varietal expressions. Peppoli is located at the heart of Chianti Classico, fifty five hectares of the most splendid vineyards.
$2799each
$333DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
From fruit grown to Peppoli Estate vineyards in the Chianti Classico of Tuscany. Components are separately vinified. Sangiovese, Merlot and Syrah grapes are treated to macerations aimed at preserving the characteristic aromas of the fruit. Fermentations take place at a maximum temperature of 28C, followed by completion of malolactic before winter. Parcels are assembled and transferred into a selection of Slovenian and American oak barrels for nine months. Larger format oaks are employed to preserve varietal fruit aromas derived from the fermentation process, sweetening the tannins. The finished wine is bottled and left to age under the Antinori cellars before release.
 
Bright, deep red colour. Intense aromas of red berries with light hints of vanilla and chocolate, which heighten the sensations of the complex varietal fruit. A perfectly pitched level of acidity which amplifies the length and persistence of palate. Peppoli exhibits profound structure and soft, sweet tannins. A pleasant, long and lingering finish with a splendid, mouth filling aftertaste.
Antinori Peppoli Chianti Classico 375ml 2014
Chianti
Available by the dozen
Peppoli is a wine that's complex and soundly structured, while offering all the vital, mouth filling and aromatic expressions of the Sangiovese grape. The style is made possible through a unique microclimate within the Chianti Classico region. Vines are grown to a valley with particularly favourable growing conditions. Soils are rich in minerals, ideal for the cultivation of Sangiovese, yielding harvests of fruit which are endowed with lovely varietal expressions. Peppoli is located at the heart of Chianti Classico, fifty five hectares of the most splendid vineyards.
$1799each
$213DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
From fruit grown to Peppoli Estate vineyards in the Chianti Classico of Tuscany. Components are separately vinified. Sangiovese, Merlot and Syrah grapes are treated to macerations aimed at preserving the characteristic aromas of the fruit. Fermentations take place at a maximum temperature of 28C, followed by completion of malolactic before winter. Parcels are assembled and transferred into a selection of Slovenian and American oak barrels for nine months. Larger format oaks are employed to preserve varietal fruit aromas derived from the fermentation process, sweetening the tannins. The finished wine is bottled and left to age under the Antinori cellars before release.
 
Bright, deep red colour. Intense aromas of red berries with light hints of vanilla and chocolate, which heighten the sensations of the fruit. Peppoli exhibits profound structure and soft, sweet tannins. A pleasant, long and lingering finish with a splendid, mouth filling aftertaste. Fashioned to be enjoyed while young at the height of its complex varietal expressions and lively fruity aromas.
Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 1.5L MAGNUM 2005
Chianti Classico
Solaia is a southwest facing vineyard of approximately ten hectares at 350 to 400 metres above sea level, planted to rocky limestone soils at the illustrious Tignanello property. Inaugurally released from the 1978 vintage, Solaia is only ever made in the most excellent years, 2005 promised a wine of stylishness and great elegance from the first picking.
$89999each
$10797DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Grapes are all hand picked and vinified on skins as separate varietals, treated to a course of pumpovers and délestage throughout the ferments. Upon completion, components are rested for a term of extended macerations, three weeks for Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc, a fortnight for Sangiovese. Batches are devatted and transferred to a selection of completely new French oak barriques for spontaneous malolactic. Components are assembled and matured for eighteen months, periodically racked, barrique by barrique, followed by a further year's bottle ageing before release. Alcohol 13.5%
 
Intense ruby red colour. Aromas of ripe berry spice, black pepper, chocolates, coffee and vanilla. Generous, vibrant and balanced palate, supported by a length of sweet, mouthfilling tannins, forward mineral notes, its charming nature and weight of fruit is superbly enhanced by the complexity and finesse.
Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 1.5L MAGNUM 2007
Chianti Classico
The ancient house of Antinori own and operate one of the most distinguished vineyards in Chianti Classico. Solaia is a wine of massive concentration that's only ever made in the finest years. A super Tuscan cepage of Cabernet Sauvignon with a fifth of Sangiovese and minor portion of Cabernet Franc, from vines grown to an elite ten hectare site within the Mercatale Val di Pesa.
$84999each
$10197DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Grapes are carefully selected, ensuring the delivery of perfect bunches to the winery. Harvesting is done strictly by hand and great attention is paid to the vinification. A course of delestage and pumpovers are aimed at preserving the varietal aromas and intense colour. Following completion of ferments at 27C to 31C, parcels are racked and transferred to barriques for malolactic by year's end. Components are matured in new French oak for eighteen months. Individual barrels are closely monitered, the evolution of each is followed to ensure elegance and integration, the best are assembled into the final wine and bottled for a further year of ageing before release. Alcohol 14.5%
 
Intense ruby colour. Fruity, intense arama, sweet with notes of ripe Cabernet achieving a strong individual identity. In the mouth the tannins are soft, gentle and harmonious. Very complex with a solid, full bodied structure, the varietal notes are dominant and work together to indulge the palate with a long and wonderfully persistent finish.
Currently out of stock
Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 2006
Chianti Classico
A single vineyard, super Tuscan of exceptional concentration, only ever made in the finest vintage years. Solaia is an elite ten hectare site within the Antinori estate at Santa Cristina in the Mercatale Val di Pesa zone of Chianti Classico. A cepage of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with a fifth of Sangiovese and minor portion Cabernet Franc, fine grained tannins underpin black fruit flavours and supple new oak.
$38999each
$4677DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Particular attention is paid to selection of grapes in the vineyard, only perfect bunches are considered. Harvest is done completely by hand, picking by single hectare plots, according to the vigor of vines. Sangiovese arrives slightly earlier than Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc. Great care is applied to ferments and extractions, employing delestage and pumpovers to maintain varietal characters. Vinifications are carried out at temperatures between 27C and 31C, the active musts show great complexity. Upon completion, the wines are racked into new oak barrels for malolactic, assemblage and twelve months maturation, followed by racking, bottling and a further year in bottle. Alcohol 14.0%
 
Intense ruby red colour. Fruity aromas in perfect harmony with the vanilla and chocolate notes of oak. Powerful on the palate with a firm tannic texture, yet remaining smooth before an intense aftertaste of ripe blackberries and cherry fruit, a seemingly endless finish.
Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 2007
Chianti Classico
Solaia means the sunny one, an elite ten hectare site within the Antinori estate at Santa Cristina, contiguous to the Tenuta Tignanello vineyard which is on the same property, in the Mercatale Val di Pesa zone of Chianti Classico. Antinori first produced a single vineyard, limited release from these vines in 1978. A wine of massive concentration that's only ever made in the finest years, small adjustments were made to the cepage, arriving at an optimal balance of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with a fifth of Sangiovese and minor portion of Cabernet Franc.
$38999each
$4677DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Grapes are harvested by hand after a careful selection aimed at retaining only the ripest fruit. Cabernet Sauvignon was macerated for three weeks, Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese for a fortnight. Extractions are treated to the greatest care, alternating pumpovers with delestage according to the requirements of each component. Parcels are devatted and transferred to a selection of new French oak barriques for a spontaneous malolactic. Upon completion, the wines are assembled and matured for eighteen months in barriques while being treated to a course of racking. The best barrels are sampled and bottled, to be released after a further year of ageing.
 
Intense ruby red colour. Aromas of ripe fruits and spice, black pepper and chocolate, vanilla and coffee bean. Generous, vibrant and balanced on the palate with sweet, mouthfilling tannins, forward minerally hints, substantial weight and character enhanced by the complexity and finesse. A long, lingering finish, evocative of its terroir, with a profound varietal expression.
Currently out of stock
Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 2010
Chianti Classico
Giovanni di Piero Antinori joined the Florentine Guild of Vintners in 1385, his direct descendants manage the company's viticultural assets to this day, working closely with growers who have been supplying the firm for generations. Solaia is an elite ten hectare site, yielding a single vineyard wine of exceptional concentration and charisma, only ever made in the finest vintage years. The archetypal super Tuscan, a cepage of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with a fifth of Sangiovese and minor portion Cabernet Franc.
$37499each
$4497DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Grapes are carefully selected, ensuring the delivery of perfect bunches to the winery. Harvesting is done strictly by hand and great attention is paid to the vinification. A course of delestage and pumpovers are aimed at preserving the varietal aromas and intense colour. Following completion of ferments at 27C to 31C, parcels are racked and transferred to barriques for malolactic by year's end. Components are matured in new French oak for eighteen months. Individual barrels are closely monitered, the evolution of each is followed to ensure elegance and integration, the best are assembled into the final wine and bottled for a further year of ageing before release.
 
Intense ruby colour. Fruity, intense arama, sweet with notes of ripe Cabernet achieving a strong individual identity. In the mouth the tannins are soft, gentle and harmonious. Very complex with a solid, full bodied structure, the varietal notes are dominant and work together to indulge the palate with a long and wonderfully persistent finish.
Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 2011
Chianti Classico
A wine of massive concentration that's only ever made in the finest years. A super Tuscan cepage of Cabernet Sauvignon with a fifth of Sangiovese and minor portion of Cabernet Franc, from vines grown to an elite ten hectare site within the Mercatale Val di Pesa of Chianti Classico.
$47999each
$5757DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Grapes are harvested by hand after a careful selection aimed at retaining only the ripest fruit. Cabernet Sauvignon was macerated for three weeks, Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese for a fortnight. Extractions are treated to the greatest care, alternating pumpovers with delestage according to the requirements of each component. Parcels are devatted and transferred to a selection of new French oak barriques for a spontaneous malolactic. Upon completion, the wines are assembled and matured for eighteen months in barriques while being treated to a course of racking. The best barrels are sampled and bottled, to be released after a further year's ageing.
 
Intense ruby red colour. Aromas of ripe fruits and spice, black pepper and chocolate, vanilla and coffee bean. Generous, vibrant and balanced on the palate with sweet, mouthfilling tannins, forward minerally hints, substantial weight and character enhanced by the complexity and finesse. A long, lingering finish, evocative of its terroir, with a profound varietal expression.
Currently out of stock
Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT 1.5L MAGNUM 2009
Chianti Classico
Tenuta Tignanello was already a large estate with ancient buildings and extensive vineyards in 1892 when it was detailed as one of the highest and most picturesque points in Chianti Classico. The property was once owned by a branch of the Medici and it remains one of the most historically significant super Tuscan blends of Cabernet and Sangiovese.
$24999each
$2997DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Tignanello is only ever made from the healthiest fruit grown to the finest vintages. Selection of grapes at time of picking is followed by a further scrutiny after arrival in the winery to include only the finest bunches and cleanest berries. Vinifications are carried out at temperatures between 27C and 31C, retaining maximum varietal character and extracting the most supple tannins. Upon completion, parcels are racked and transferred to a selection of small oak barriques for a completely natural malolactic. Components are then assembled and left to mature for twelve months, periodically racked and regularly sampled, barrel by barrel until bottling and a further year of ageing.
 
Intense ruby red colour. A concentration of aromas ranging from ripe red fruit to complex spice, hints of vanilla and toasty notes for a bouquet of great elegance and persistence. A wine of impact and personality, super ripe Sangiovese fruit characters and supple tannnin structure which deeply bonds the wine to the land where it was born.
Currently out of stock
Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT 2013
Chianti Classico
Antinori's Tenuta Tignanello is situated between the Greve and Pesa valleys, between the little villages of Monteridolfi and Santa Maria a Macerata, thirty kilometres south of Florence. The elite Tignanello site grows Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc. An ancient villa on the property dates back to 1346. In the seventeenth century it was owned by a branch of the Medici family, who named it Fonte dei Medici. Acquired by the Antinoris in the mid 1800s, it is now source to one of the most historically significant wines in Chiant Classico.
$13199each
$1581DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Grapes are selectively picked over a course of three weeks between the end of September and early October. Fruit is treated to the highest scrutiny during harvest and again following it's arrival to the wineworks. A regimen of pumpovers with rack and returns is employed throughout the fermentations to retain varietal characters, intense colour and fine tannins. Upon completion, the wines are run off skins and transferred to small oak barrels for a completely natural malolactic before the end of January. Parcels are assembled and aged for a further twelve months in small oak while being racked at regular intervals. A final selection, barrel by barrel, determines the finished wine.
 
Intense ruby red colour. A concentration of complex characters on the bouquet, red fruits and jam accompanied by spice notes, liquorice and vanilla. The palate is distinguished by an elegance fruit, lovely supple tannins and fine textures, all supported by the vibrant acidity of Sangiovese, followed by an extremely long, lingering finish.
Currently out of stock
Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT 375ml 2012
Chianti Classico
The statuesque super Tuscan cepage of Sangiovese, with smaller components of Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc. Tignanello is produced exclusively from a vineyard of the same name, a parcel of some forty seven hectares on limestone soils and a southwestern exposure. It was the first Sangiovese wine to be aged in small oak barrels and the first modern Italian wine to include non traditional varieties such as Cabernet. Pointedly, it was among the first red wines of Chianti Classico to be vinified without the inclusion of white grapes.
$5999each
$717DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
A rigorously selective picking of fruit is conducted amongst the various vineyard parcels and varieties, followed by a further selection of bunches and berries as they arrive at the winery. Ferments are managed with a regimen of pumpovers and delestage at temperatures between 27C and 31C to preserve fragrance and varietal character while extracting the most supple of tannins. Upon completion, the wines are run off skins and transferred to small oak barrels for a completely natural malolactic before the end of January. Parcels are assembled and aged for a further twelve months in small oak while being racked at regular intervals. A final selection, barrel by barrel, determines the final wine.
 
Intense ruby red colour. A concentration of complex characters on the bouquet, red fruits and jam accompanied by spice notes, liquorice and vanilla. The palate is distinguished by an elegance fruit, lovely supple tannins and fine textures, all supported by the vibrant acidity of Sangiovese, followed by an extremely long, lingering finish.
Antinori Toscana IGT Santa Cristina 2014
Tuscany
Available by the dozen
One of the oldest winemaking firms in the world, Antinori first commenced production at Tuscany and Florence circa 1385. The majority of Antinori vineyards are located in Chianti Classico. With the passage of the 1984 DOCG laws, Chianti Classico grapes became so complex and rich, that they needed more ageing than the fresh and fruit driven Santa Cristina could bear, to maintain its character and style. Santa Cristina moved away from the Chianti Classico designation, by including components of Cabernet, Merlot and Syrah to the firmness of Sangiovese.
$1599each
$189DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
The wines of Villa Antinori originate exclusively from the Antinori Estates in Tuscany. Only those grapes born and raised, ripened, harvested and vinified in the estate cellars are labelled Villa Antinori. Fruit is sourced from vines which have developed maturity, elegance and a distinctive Tuscan personality. Following a destemming and soft crush, the Sangiovese and Merlot grapes are treated to seven days maceration in fermenters, during which time the wine completes primary ferments at temperatures no higher than 25C. Parcels are racked and treated to malolactic, followed by several months ageing under the Santa Cristina cellars at Cortona. The finished wine is bottled after a light clarification and filtration.
 
Ruby red colour with purple hues. Complex aromas of currants and blackberry, cedar and spice, violets and mince. Vibrant ripe fruit bouquets with a floral complexity. Well structured and harmonious with seasoned savoury elements, the introduction of Merlot to Sangiovese has brought softness and new fruit. Immediately approachable uponn release, a generous fruit driven Tuscan with judiciously drying finish to accompany traditional Italian cuisine and all full flavoured faire.
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