Locanda Verde Wine List Picks

 

 

 

 

Champagne

 

Diebolt-Vallois Blanc de Blancs Brut NV, Champagne 95

 

H. Billiot Brut Rosé Grand Cru NV, Champagne 150- A great Rose Champagne with strawberry and raspberry fruit flavors.

 

 

Whites

 

Under $100.00

 

Lini Labrusca Bianco NV, Emilia-Romagna 55-Sparkling white wine

 

Cornarea Arneis 2015 65- I love this graphite scented and anise flavored white wine. One of my favorite wines.

 

Pacherhof Riesling 2015 85- 

 

Ronchi di Cialla Friulano 2015 65-

 

Fubbiano Vermentino Colline Lucchesi 2016 65-

 

Feudi di S.Gregorio Fiano di Avellino 2013 60-

 

Marotti Campi Verdicchio Castelli di Jesi 'Luzano' 2016 55

 

Over $100.00

 

Meroi Chardonnay 2014 160- A nice Italian Chardonnay

 

Miani Friulano 2015 185- 

 

Santa Maria La Nave Grecianico Dorato 2015 165- Grapes grown in the volcanic soil of Sicily have unique flavors.

 

 

Rose

 

 

 

Reds

 

 

Under $100.00.

 

Produttori del Barbaresco 2014 105-This is one of my favorite producers in Barberesco [Nebbiolo].

 

Grosjean Fumin 'Vigne Merletta' 2009 70- This earthy wine has 8 years of bottle age. An interesting wine.

 

Ormanni Chianti Classico Riserva 2011 90- a beautiful Chianti.

 

Argiano Rosso di Montalcino 2015 75- This is the "younger" "skinny" brother of Brunello di Montalcino. It has a lot of the same flavors as it's big brother, without the "weight".

 

Feudo Montoni Nero d'Avola 'Lagnusa' 2013 55

 

Pusole Cannonau di Sardegna 2015 65- This is great red wine from the volcanic island of Sardinia. With volcanic soil, you get interesting cherry and mineral flavors in the grapes grown there. 

 

 

 

 

Over $100.00

 

Podere Brizio Brunello di Montalcino 2010 140- This could be one of the best value red wines on the list. The 2010 was a monumental vintage and this wine is now 7 years old. This Brunello will be HUGE.

 

Feudi San Gregorio Serpico 2001 130- 

 

Mastroberardino Taurasi 'Radici' 1998 205

 

Produttori del Barbaresco Riserva 'Muncagota' 2007 205-

 

Eraldo Viberti 2006 175- This Barolo is from the amazing 2006 vintage. 

 

Luigi Pira 'Marenca' 1997 310- This 20 year old Barolo is from the acclaimed 1997 vintage. This wine should be at it’s peak right now. A treasure.

 

Braida Barbera d'Asti 'Bricco dell Uccellone' 1998 235- This wine is from the fantastic 1998 vintage and this one has 20 years of bottle age.

 

Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2007 290- This Brunello is from the great 2007 vintage and this wine has the perfect 10 years of bottle age. 

 

Paolo Bea Sagrantino di Montefalco 'Pagliaro' 2008 240-

 

Alighieri Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2009 225

 

 

Castello dei Rampolla d'Alceo 2000 385- This Cabernet and Merlot blend has18 years of bottle age

 

Montevertine Riserva 1997 375- This is a great Tuscan wine from an amazing producer. 1997 was an near perfect year and this wine has 20 years of bottle age. 

 

A Special Night

 

Bruno Giacosa 'Rabaja' 2004 525- This Barolo is from the famed 2004 vintage and produced by one of the greatest winemakers in Piedmont. With 14 years of bottle age, this should be sublime!

 

 

 

 

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