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Amarone
Wine from the Valpolicella area in the region of Veneto whereby a portion of the grapes are raisoned before fermentation to creat a richer, more robust wine. Corvina is the main varietal.

Barbaresco
The Queen to Barolo’s King. 100% Nebbiolo from Piemonte, less the 100 miles from Barolo. The wine is named after the commune of Barbaresco.

Barolo
Known as the King of Italian wines. 100% Nebbiolo from Piemonte. The wine is named after the commune of Barolo

Brunello di Montalcino
100% Sangiovese from the area of Montalcino in the region of Toscana, about 75 miles South of Florence.

Chianti Classico
75% – 100% Sangiovese from the Chianti Classico area, about 100 square miles between Florence & Siena in the region of Toscana. Recognized as Chianti Classico by the iconic black rooster.

DOC
Denominazione di Origine Controllata (controlled by the destination of origin)

DOCG
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Granitia – Both quality assurance labels given by the Italian government to specify wines. They guarantee that the wines have a specific bled of grapes & are aged a specific amount of time. DOCG is the more prestigious of the two labels

Soave Classico
70% – 100% Garganega harvested from the oldest vineyards in the Soave area of the Veneto region.

“Super Tuscan”
Wines from the Toscana that do not fall under DOC/G regulation. Typically made from both local & international varietals.

Valpolicella
Named after the area of Valpolicella in the Veneto region, a red wine from the same blend as Amarone, but aged for a shorter amount of time, producing a lighter bodied, lower alcohol product.

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
80% – 100% Sangiovese & a favorite of 17th Century Tuscan nobility, from the Montepulciano area of the Toscana region.