Meet Gianni Vanni of Undiscovered Tuscany and taste the wines he selected for us while learning everything you ever wanted to know about Italian Wines including the meaning and importance of the IGT, DOC, & DOCG classifications and the way in which wines from different regions pair with regional foods.
Join us as we sample:
1.Antonutti Collevento 921 Sparkling Rose $14.99
A perfect blend of Merlot and Refosco grapes.
After maceration, pressing and first fermentation, the two musts are blended then second fermentation begins according to the Italian method: the result is a fresh wine, approachable, with raspberry, currant and strawberry nose and light, fine and lingering perlage.
2.Ca Montebello Pinot Grigio $14.99
Pinot Grigio has found a perfect habitat in the Oltrepò Pavese and in Italy it boasts one of the largest areas of grape production. Oltrepò Pavese’s microclimate, together with cool nights and hot days, create perfect conditions for grape maturation.
3.Tinazzi Corvina di Verona Selezione di Famiglia $19.99- The Wildcard!
Made from the Corvina grape and aged in French and American oak barrels for six months to a year. Ample and harmonious, notes of red fruits and spices
with a velvety, persistent finish.
4.Tinazzi Valpolicella Ripasso Collezione Di Famiglia $14.99
Aromas of cedar, baking spice and mocha lead the way while the simple palate delivers prune, coffee and a hint of clove. It’s already accessible, with smooth tannins.
5.Feudo Croce Infinty Primitivo $14.99- Silvia’s Favorite!
Feudo Croce (formerly Feudo di Santa Croce) is a delightful country estate located in Carosino, near Grottaglie, on the Salento peninsula, Apulia winemaking country at its best. The jewel in the crown is the Primitivo di Manduria LXXIV, named one the 100 best wines in the world by the prestigious US trade magazine, Wine Spectator, two years in a row (2014 and 2015).
Wines will be accompanied by a selection of cheeses,
crackers, artisan breads & olive oil.
The cost for one flight (a sample of each of the wines) will be $15.
Additional glass of wine – $5
No Split Tastes.
No reservations required.