Franciacorta is the birthplace of sparkling wine in Lombardy, predating champagne by 100 years. The Ricci Curbastro NV Franciacorta Brut is a lean-bodied Italian sparkler with a fresh and forthcoming presentation of crisp fruit qualities. You get tart lemon candy with peach, white rose and blanched almond. The wine is prickly and spicy in terms of mouthfeel with tonic and firm perlage.
Benanti Etna Rosso (Nerello Mascalese/Nerello Cappuccio) 2015,Sicily, IT
From the slopes of the world’s most active volcano, this blend is Italy’s answer to Burgundy. Rich red fruit, crisp acidity and an earthiness that is evidence of the volcanic terrior and Benanti family’s commitment to their heritage.
ll Conventino Vino Nobile (Sangiovese) 2014, Montepulciano, Tuscany, IT
The Vino Nobile of Montepulciano de Il Coventino comes from vineyards rooted on clay and tufaceous soils at 400 meters above sea level, a peculiarity that invariably marks this wine, making it memorable from the first sip. Vinified in steel tanks and then aged for 24 months in Slavonian oak barrels, it is an intense and full-bodied wine with an extraordinary aromatic content.
Giacoma Fenocchio “Bussia (Nebbiolo) 2014, Barolo, Piedmonte, IT
The “King” of the wines of Italy, the Barolo "Bussia" by Fenocchio is a full bodied, intense, warm and harmonious wine, born in the prestigious Bussia vineyard. It is vinified in steel and ripened for 30 months in a large barrel. Notes of flowers, fruit and sweet spices in an elegant and structured weave.
Prosecco, N/V, IT (187ml)
Giera (Prosecco) N/V, Veneto, IT
Rotari Metodo Classico
(Chardonnay/Pinot Noir) 2013, Brut Rose, Trento, IT
Scarpetta “Timido 6th Edition”
(Franconia/Pinot Nero) Rose N/V, Veneto, IT
Manicardi Spumante Brut
(Pignoletto) N/V, Emilia-Romagna, IT
Manicardi Cru “Ca Del Fiore”
(Lambrusco) N/V, Emilia-Romagna, IT
Tenuta Montenisa Brut
(Chardonnay/PInot Bianco/Pinot Noir) N/V, Franciacorta, IT
Ricci Curbastro Brut
(Chardonnay/Pinot Bianco/Pinot Noir) N/V, Franciacorta, IT