Locanda Verde Wine List Picks
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.
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
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.
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.
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!