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Antinori 2016 Solaia$359.99
Wine Advocate 100 Rating
I fussed over scoring this wine more than I'd like to admit—tasting through three samples under different conditions at various intervals and testing my impressions blind against wines in its peer group. Most importantly, I tasted this 2016 vintage against the 2015 vintage over and over again. I confess to a few nights of restless sleep as a result. Ultimately, my decision to award 100 points to the 2016 Solaia came on impulse and with the most natural sense of purpose. I had also given the 2015 vintage a perfect score, and intellectually, it seemed impossible not to pick a favorite among these two stunning expressions. I will also state, outright, that the wines are very different, principally because the 2015 vintage shows more overall opulence and sweetness that extends to the pronounced textural richness of the mouthfeel. The 2016 vintage, on the other hand, is more chiseled and sharp with mineral shadings of campfire ash and graphite at the rim of its dark fruit. The mouthfeel is more streamlined and tight at its core, suggesting that the wine will unfold and soften beautifully with time. I feel like 2015 is the Dolce & Gabbana of the situation and the 2016 is the Armani Privé. The personalities of the two wines are distinct, yet my admiration for each is identical. R28-6
Antinori 2017 Cervaro della Sala$48.99–$282.00
Wine Spectator 91 Rating
Lavish hints of oak spice and lime blossom make an aromatic entry for this vibrant, medium- to full-bodied white, accenting the silky palate of nectarine, toast point and candied Meyer lemon zest flavors that linger on the finish. Chardonnay and Grechetto. Drink now through 2024. 1,500 cases imported.
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Antinori Guado al Tasso 2016 iL Bruciato$22.99–$120.00
ARGENTIERA 2014 Poggio ai Ginepri$19.99–$239.88
Argiano 2012 Brunello di Montalcino$49.99–$299.94
Wine Advocate 94 Rating
The Argiano 2012 Brunello di Montalcino does a great job of interpreting the vintage and of showcasing its special microclimate on the southern flank of the Montalcino appellation. Both these elements point to warm-climate Sangiovese. and Argiano accepts that challenge with creativity and expertise. This is a proud expression of the grape with thick texture, determination and a succulent approach. Aromas of dark cherry, moist earth, tobacco and grilled herb lift from the bouquet. Bright acidity marks the close. The wine still carries its baby fat and needs a few more years of cellar aging in order to fully express itself. R3-4
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Argiolas 2015 Costera Cannonau di Sardegna$12.99–$155.88
Intense ruby-red in color, this wine offers seductive aromas of ripe black cherries, pepper, and licorice. Warm and full-bodied on the palate, with excellent texture, ripe fruit flavors and pleasant tannins. WBC
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Argiolas Costamolino 2017 Vermentino$11.99–$132.00
Vermentino often shows the fragrance of macchia, the mix of evergreen shrubs and herbs that typifies the Sardinian landscape. Costamolino hints at aromas of pine and mint coupled with ripe stone fruit and sweet citrus. The palate is at once vibrant and textural and finishes with lingering acidity.
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Argiolas Costamolino 2018 Vermentino$13.99–$144.00
Costamolino, named for the region, is made from Vermentino, an aromatic white grape variety that thrives in the Mediterranean climate of Sardinia. There is the unique fragrance of macchia, the mix of evergreen shrubs and herbs that typifies the Sardinian landscape. Costamolino hints at aromas of pine and mint coupled with ripe stone fruit and sweet citrus. The palate is at once vibrant and textural and finishes with lingering acidity.
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Arietta 2014 Variation One$89.99–$1,079.88
Napa Valley California
Wine Advocate 94 Rating
The 2014 Proprietary Red Variation One is an equal-part blend of Syrah and Merlot. Influence of the mystic and great winemaker/producer John Kongsgaard can be seen in this beauty, which has a dense purple color, a big blast of blue and black fruits, excellent acidity and freshness, with hints of meat, chocolate and spice. This full-bodied, youthful and unevolved, full-throttle red wine is individualistic, singular and should age well for 15 or more years. This is a winner and creative as well. Drink it over the next 20+ years. R30-5
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