merlot_simsic_2013 (friuli/slovakia) 132
varietal: merlot_body: medium_finish: dry
intense ruby red with dense, crushed red fruit. mild tannins.

valpolicella ripasso_vaona_2013 (veneto) 17/63
varietal: corvina/rondinella/molinara_body: medium_finish: dry
garnet red with hints of ginger, citrus, pepper, and plum

valpolicella superiore_dal forno_2008 (veneto) 198
varietal: corvina/rondinella/croatina/oseleta_body: full_finish: dry
blackberry and blueberry flavors, with hints of cherry and chocolate

amarone della valpolicella_vaona_2012 (veneto) 138
varietal: corvina/rondinella_body: full_finish: dry
deep tones of candied fruit, with long, smooth, sweet, tannic finish

cabernet sauvignon_marion_2011 (veneto) 150
varietal: cabernet sauvignon: full_finish: dry
intense ruby red color with hints of spices and exotic fruit

pinot noir_calatroni_2013 (lombardia) 16/63
varietal: pinot noir_body: medium_finish: dry
pale red in color, delicate notes of strawberry and raspberry

barbera d’alba_cordero di montezemolo_2011 (piemonte) 108
varietal: barbera_body: medium_finish: dry
violet color; spicy, fragrant nose hints of sour cherry. soft tannins

dolcetto d’alba_vajra_2014 (piemonte) 15/58
varietal: dolcetto_body: medium_finish: dry
unusually dark example, with smoke, game, blackberry notes

barolo_bartolomeo_”altenasso”_2010 (piemonte) 18/72
varietal: nebbiolo_body: full_finish: dry
brick red in color, aroma of violets and crushed rose petals

barolo_scarzello_2008 (piemonte) 150
varietal: nebbiolo_body: full_finish: dry
fresh, ripe cherry plum fruit notes with fragrance of violets and roses

barbaresco_cascina luisin_“sori paolin”_ 2009 (piemonte) 114
varietal: nebbiolo_body: full_finish: dry
garnet hue, dried flowers, firm tannins, well-balanced

lambrusco_montanari_“opera 02”_2014 (emilia-romagna) 53
varietal: lambrusco_body: light_finish: dry
notes of lavender and fig jam, tart but lush, lightly sparkling

supertuscan_poggiassai_2011 (toscana) 77
varietal: sangiovese/cabernet sauvignon_body: full_finish: dry
intense, inky black fruit; leather, roasted herbs, deep tannins

chianti classico riserva_sonnino_2010 (toscana) 84
varietal: sangiovese_body: full_finish: dry
mint and oak qualities, rich berry flavors, hints of spicy chocolate

brunello di montalcino_collemattoni_2008 (toscana) 162
varietal: sangiovese grosso_body: medium_finish: dry
crushed red fruit notes with hints of balsamic, licorice and mint

sagrantino di montefalco_di filippo_2009 (umbria) 90
varietal: sagrantino_body: full_finish: dry

deep ruby red, blackberry, leather and spice, bold, complex and tannic

negroamaro_passamate_2013 (puglia) 58
varietal: negroamaro_body: medium_finish: dry
ruby red with purple highlights; hints of cinnamon and nutmeg

primitivo_schola sarmenti_“criteria”_2013 (puglia) 78
varietal: primitivo_body: medium_finish: dry
hand harvested from 25 year old bush vines, inky, blackberry

aglianico_quintodecimo_“terra d’eclano”_2011 (campania) 84
varietal: nerello mascalese_body: full_finish: dry
organic grapes with aromas of tobacco, cassis, and green leather

taurasi_quintodecimo_2009 (campania) 132
varietal: aglianico del vulture_body: medium_finish: dry
big, complex with highlights of plum, dark cherry, cacao, coffee

nero d’avola_marabino_2013 (sicilia) 14/53
varietal: nero d’avola_body: medium_finish: dry
organic grapes of deep, ruby red color, soft tannins

blaufrankisch_schandl_2014 (austria) 63
varietal: blaufrankisch_body: light_finish: dry
bright, cherry notes with hints of spice and velvety tannins
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