Italian Varietals

italianwineThis Tuesday Tasting (Jan 22) we try 3 interesting wines showcasing famous Italian grapes. Featuring:

  • Domaine Petroni Corse – From the Mediterranean Island of Corsica, this now French region maintains much of its Italian heritage and vines, including this beautiful Vermentino filled with expressive fruit flavours including white peach and green apple with a touch of creaminess on the palate and a pleasant minerally finish. $14 btl, $7 btg
  • Demarie Barbera d’Alba – This region of Piedmont is famous for its tangy reds made from Barbera and this Demarie is a beautiful example: intense and full-bodied tasting of rich mulberry jam and stewed prune with a hint of spice and a nice dry finish. $22 btl, $9 btg
  • Brancaia Tre Toscana — What makes this Tuscan so Super? This versatile red made from Sangiovese is loaded with fruit flavors of wild raspberry, blackberry and cherry, with a touch of coffee on the finish and soft, velvety tannins. $22 btl, $9 btg

Tasting: $13

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