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Pillastro Primitivo 2016
Three-time Vinitaly Winemaker of the Year Angelo Maci is a champion of southern Italian wines. His dark, fruit-rich Primitivo wins awards from international critics (plus Favorite clicks galore). A must-try for any fan of big, juicy reds.
Massaro Del Fondo Appassimento 2018
Rated "one of the best Italian red wines of the year" (with a remarkable 98 points) by top critic, Luca Maroni, this luscious appassimento beauty from Tuscany's famed Barbanera family has layers of deep, plummy flavor. Not to be missed.
Tenuta di Somaro Aglianico Primitivo 2016
When Mario Ercolino stumbled upon a small parcel of ancient vines deep in Puglia’s countryside, he knew he’d found something special. Thanks to southern Italy’s superb 2016 vintage, this hugely acclaimed release might be his richest yet.
Tenuta Albrizzi Cabernet Sauvignon Primitivo 2018
Super Tuscan reds are some of Italy’s most renowned, expensive wines. Here’s a powerful challenger to the style (with a seriously impressive resume) from sunny Puglia and repeat winner of Vinitaly’s Winemaker of the Year title.
Il Basso 2018
Located in southern Italy’s red-hot Puglia region, Leonardo Palumbo’s family estate has produced world-class wines since 1913. We can’t wait for you to try his velvety, berry-packed blend of native stars Nero di Troia and Montepulciano.
Il Brutto Negroamaro Primitivo 2018
When the talented Angelo Maci saw the old, low-yielding vines that produced Il Brutto, he knew they had the potential to make a seriously concentrated, dark-fruited reds. Here’s the delicious result, direct from southern Italy’s great 2018 vintage.
Dragone Selezione Rosso 2018
Named for the dragon on the Lento family’s coat of arms, this barrel-aged blend from Italy’s Calabria showcases rare grape, Magliocco (which adds an irresistibly velvety touch to plummy Merlot). With big points AND big flavor, it’s a must-taste.
Conti Crivelli Falanghina 2018
Riccardo Cotarella’s no stranger to acclaim. In fact, his vibrant Falanghina always wins big awards, like the coveted “Due Bicchiere” from wine guide Gambero Rosso and 95 points from Italy’s No. 1 critic. His 2018 is every bit as classy.
Borgo di Marte Appassimento 2019
Welcome to Puglia, the sun-drenched heel of Italy’s boot. It’s a treasure trove of rich-tasting reds that offer “undreamed-of character and potential” (Hugh Johnson) – on full display in this stunning twist on one of Italy’s most famous reds.
Tenuta Albrizzi Cabernet Sauvignon Primitivo 2019
Super Tuscan reds are some of Italy’s most renowned, expensive wines. Here’s a powerful challenger to the style (with an impressive resume) from sunny Puglia and repeat winner of Vinitaly’s Winemaker of the Year title.