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red wines

 

Abruzzo

 

Societa Agricola Pasetti

2016 Fonte Romana Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC $21.95
National Park Certified (including mandatory Organic production), exceedingly classic Montepulciano
d’Abruzzo from Gran Sasso Mountain National Park. Juicy early drinking style with characteristics of red
fruit, pepper, cinnamon, & nutmeg.

2014 Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC $26.95
National Park Certified (including mandatory Organic production), exceedingly classic Montepulciano
d’Abruzzo from Gran Sasso Mountain National Park. 550-meter elevation, & 9 months in 500L French
Oak.

2012 Testarossa Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC $49.95
National Park Certified (including mandatory Organic production), premium Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
from Gran Sasso Mountain National Park. 40+ year old vines, & 18 months in 500L French Oak.

 

Basilicata

Azienda Agricola Eubea

2012 Aglianico del Vulture $23.95
This wine features a garnet hue of attractive refinement. The bouquet is fruity and floral. Cherry and
raspberry, but also violet on the palate, with fresh and clean expression.15 Hectare Artisanal Farm from
southern Italy’s premier educator on the Aglianico grape. Grown in the volcanic soils of Mount Vulture.
Specifically balanced take on 100% Aglianico.

Piemonte

Fratelli Martini Secondo Luigi Canti

2011 Barbera D’Asti DOCG Superiore $16.95
Ruby red tending towards garnet with ageing. The aroma is intense, ethereal, and persistent with
interesting spicy notes. The flavour is full bodied, intense with tannins that are harmonious
and balanced. Excellent with game, roasts and cheese.

2013 Barbaresco “Nubiola” DOCG $61.95
This is Giorgio Pelissero’s single cru Nubiola Barbaresco. Considered among the top 3 Barbaresco
producers. Grown on the highest elevation plot in the Augenta zone of ‘Treiso’ Barbaresco.

Podere Rocche Dei Manzoni Di Valentino

2017-Dolcetto d’Alba La Matinera $38.95
100% Dolcetto d’Alba, all located in Monforte, d’Alba.

2012 Barolo D.O.C.G. Perno "Vigna Cappella di S. Stefano $186.95
A single vineyard CRY Barolo from Monforte d’Alba produced since 1993. 36 months laser toasted oak
ageing and uniquely refined in a concrete egg to help show maximum expression. A wine built for
complexity and power rather than concentration.

2009 Barolo D.O.C.G. “Big ‘d Big” $163.95
A single vineyard CRU Barolo from Monforte d’Alba produced via biodynamic farming. Aged 36 months
in laser toasted oak and refined 6 months in a concrete egg.

Sicily

Tenuta Delle Terre Nere

2015 Etna Rosso DOC $38.95
95% Nerello Mascalese, 5% Nerello Cappuccio. Organic and Volcanic high elevation wine from the north
slope of the Mount Etna Volcano.

2016 Etna Rosso Feudo Di Mezzo DOC $79.95
98% Nerello Mascalese and 2% Nerello Cappuccio from 80 year old vines sourced at 700m elevation.
Aged for 18 months in French oak

2016 Etna Rosso San Lorenzo DOC $99.95
The Etna Rosso San Lorenzo is from 4 hectares of vineyards in the town of Randazzo. The vines are more
than 70 years old and the altitude is 750 meters above sea level, the soil is almost pure volcanic sand.
The wine from this cru is particularly rich, fruity and has very soft tannins.

Azienda Gulfi Società Agricola

2015 Cerasuolo Di Vittoria DOCG $38.95
A simple red wine, best consumed young; a typical terroir-driven expression
Accompaniments: This light, great fragrance and young wine, is a good red aperitif that matches very
well with all the fish-dishes in which tomato sauce is present. Very well flavour-balanced with all the
Mediterranean herbs preparation.

2013 Nerojbleo Sicilia IGT Nero D’Avola $36.95
Organic, Biodynamic, 100% indigenous Nero D’Avola from the high elevation ‘Ragusa’ in Cerasuolo di
Vittoria. 12 Months aging in French oak.

2012 NeroBufaleffj $36.95
Organic, Biodynamic, 100% Nero D’Avola of Pachino from Val di Noto, the territory between the
communes of Pachino and Noto in southeastern Sicily.

2012 NeroBaronj $54.95
Organic, Biodynamic, 100% Nero D’Avola of Pachino from Val di Noto, the territory between the
communes of Pachino and Noto in southeastern Sicily.

Puglia

Futura

2016 Il Bruno Dei Vespa Primitivo Salento $21.95
This wine has an intense red color with perfume of cherry & currants.

Fruili

Castello Di Buttrio SOC. AGR. SRL

2013 Merlot – DOC Friuli Colli Orientali $28.95

Raspberry, blackberry and black cherry-like forest fruits mingle on the nose with understated spiciness.
A plush wine with no rough edges, well-structured and nicely poised.

Tuscany

Azienda Agricola La Fortuna

2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG $79.95
An exceptionally classic & elegant Brunello built with great tannin power and designed to be enjoyed
with heart food. Bold flavours of cherry, blackberry, violet and a hint of espresso.

 

2012 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Giobi $249.95
A ‘special select’ small production Brunello from the very best plots of this world class producer.

Fattoria Carpineta Fontalpino, di Cresti S.R.L.

2013 Chianti Classico DOCG $34.95
Typical example in purity, red colour with traces of viola, with simple but interesting perfumes of plum, cherry and currant. It possesses an immediate but persistent, pleasant and versatile structure. This wine is balanced, has notes of fruits, wood and spices.

2011 Do Ut Des “Super Tuscan” $51.95
Delicious super Tuscan, made from a lady wine maker, with a small Bordeaux and Brunello style influence. Robust fruit, soft tannins, great complexity, cherries and roses. A very smooth drinking and well made Tuscan wine from one of the top wine makers in the region. This is a gem!

2012 Chianti Classico ‘Riserva’ DOCG $46.95
New to Canada. Organic Certified, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon,& Merlot, . 24 months aging in French Oak. A bold, rich & powerful Riserva.

Fattoria Montecchio

2015 CB Chianti $15.95
Our CB Chianti is made with the mighty Sangiovese grape. It is a well-structured and balanced wine with notes of cherry, ripe fruit and its great acidity makes it a perfect food wine. Chianti is a wine which pairs very well with many foods, and excellent with Mexican flavours. It is made for us by a very well respected winery in Tuscany called Fattoria Montecchio which is located in San Donato in Poggio (Tavernelle val de Pisa, Chianti Classico zone).

Societa Agricola Querciabella Spa

2010 Turpino $59.95
Biodynamic Certified, equal parts Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Merlot. Grown via Vegan-Plant Based Biodynamics, & produced in a free run, gravity flow facility with all natural/ wild fermentation. 18 months aged in 20% new oak.

2013 Mongrana $31.95

Biodynamic Certified ‘baby Super Tuscan’. 50% Sangiovese, 25%, Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon.

2013 Camartina Toscana IGT $174.95
30% Sangiovese 70% Cabernet Sauvignon. Organic since 1988, biodynamic since 2000. Grapes are harvested by hands in 9kg crates.

2015 Chianti Classico DOCG $45.95
100% Sangiovese. Organic since 1988, biodynamic since 2000. Grapes are harvested by hands in 9kg crates.

Pakravan-Papi Azienda Agricola Toscana

2012 Cancellaia $42.95
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc (super Tuscan) from an Eco-Sustainable farm in Cecina Valley Tuscany. This ancient, rediscovered Mediterranean vineyard is comprised of exceptionally old vines.

2015 Prunicce IGT Toscana $26.95
60% Sangiovese Piccolo, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon Franc (super Tuscan) from the coast of the Val di
Cecina. A blend, halfway between tradition and novelty, where plum and red fruit prevail

Tuscany

2014 Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG $19.95
This wine has an intense red color with perfume of cherry & currants.

2013 Chianti Classico DOCG $24.95
Typical example in purity, red colour with traces of viola, with simple but interesting perfumes of plum, cherry and currant. It possesses an immediate but persistent, pleasant and versatile structure. This wine is balanced, has notes of fruits, wood and spices.

2011 Do Ut Des “Super Tuscan” $39.95
Delicious super Tuscan, made from a lady wine maker, with a small Bordeaux and Brunello style influence. Robust fruit, soft tannins, great complexity, cherries and roses. A very smooth drinking and well made Tuscan wine from one of the top wine makers in the region. This is a gem!

 

 

 

2014 CB Chianti $14.95
For the past 2+ years we have been working on this CB Chianti project. Our CB Chianti is made with the mighty Sangiovese grape. It is a well-structured and balanced wine with notes of cherry, ripe fruit and its great acidity makes it a perfect food wine. Chianti is a wine which pairs very well with many foods, and excellent with Mexican flavours. It is made for us by a very well respected winery in Tuscany called Fattoria Montecchio which is located in San Donato in Poggio. The winery grows all the grapes used in making our wines and we are happy to know the provenance of each and every grape.

Vento

2013 “Il Bugiardo” Ripasso $34.95
Dark ruby red colour. Intense and elegant aroma of ripe fruit and spices, with a slight scent of vanilla and tobacco. Persistent and warm flavour, velvety and harmonic.

2011 “Il Lussurioso” Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva $64.95
Dark ruby red in colour with garnet shades. Intense, elegant and ripe fruit, raisins and spices aroma with scents of vanilla, tobacco, cocoa and licorice. Persistent and warm in flavour, velvety and harmonic.

 

2013 Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore $22.95
Smooth and elegant, with hints of ripe cherries, blackberries, exotic spices, cloves, nutmeg and traces of damp pipe tobacco. The sensation it gives in the mouth is soft, vivid and refined.

2012 Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico $49.95
An intense ruby red with garnet hues. Complex aroma of liquor cherries, dried plums, spices and tobacco. Its lengthy taste is warm, full and vigorous.

 

 

2012 Amarone Classico della Valpolicella DOCG/DOP $74.95
This is a classic Amarone, a dark, deeply rich and intense red garnet color, with spicy and complex aromas of earthy ripe fruits; there are hints of black currants, black cherries, dried herbs, and chocolate, and a long, soft, silky finish. The spicy, intense aromas of mature red-fruit with strong evolution notes are present both in the nose and on the palate. This is also a wine to savour.

2014 Valpolicella Ripasso DOC/DOP “I Corsi” $34.95
A wine with red-ruby color; exceptional balance of pure and balsamic perfumes and a mix of matured fruit and spices, with hints of cherry. Tannins are very well balanced, and there is a slight bitterness and a lively acidity which supports the entire structure of this wine.

Spain

2013 Aloja Negre $24.99
This is a very representative DO Montsant wine. It is made with Grenache and Carignan grown on different soil types. The Grenache affords us fruit and volume whilst the Carignan gives us colour and structure. There is also a little Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend, giving meatiness to this wine. It displays good acidity, minerality, spices and is very pleasing. It is easy drinking, be it by the glass or accompanying an infinite number of dishes

2015 Tolo di Xisto $42.95
A half-aged red wine made within the DO Ribeira Sacra using the grape variety, Mencía. The winemaking process of this wine strives to transmit the mineral essence of the area through the different soils along the Sil river banks. A mineral almost salty wine is achieved which is aromatic, with good acidity. It is a penetrating wine with smooth tannins, acidic red fruit, balsamic notes, spices, but above all, it is very delicate with a long finish.

 

2014 90 Minuts $28.95
Cherry red colour of medium intensity. The aroma is clean, with notes of ripe black fruit, black spices, sweets, wild herbs and a hint of incense. In the mouth the entry is fresh, has a nice intense mouth feel with fruity notes. Tannins are ripe, elegant and with finesse. Long finish with hints of wild herbs.

United States

2012 Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon $139.95
This beautifully balanced & textured 2012 is round and rich in the mouth with great acidity and a framed tannic structure. On the finish you will find plum, cherry and blueberry with a hint of lemon drop and boysenberry.

2012 Eternity $225.00
Ideal spring bud break, steady flowering, even fruit set and luxurious, uninterrupted warm days and cool nights made for exemplary conditions and optimal ripening. Once on the crush pad, we couldn’t help but celebrate as we watched our 2012 Eternity Cabernet berries flow amidst a dark burgundy stream of juice into their French Oak barrels. There was no doubt that 2012 would become one of our most memorable vintages.

white wines

 

Friuli-Venezia Giulia

2014 Moscato D’ Asti DOCG $21.95
Beautiful yellow-green colour, with characteristic gold reflections with a persistent frame of little bubbles. The typical aromas are those of white flowers of acacia, passion fruit, and honey with the undergrowth mineral notes of salvia, thyme and mint typical of our soils. To the taste it is sapid, agreeable and with a right acid note to contrast the remarkable sugar residual coming from a complete grapes ripen that makes this wine pleasant but intense.

 

2015 Colli Di Luni Vermentino $24.95
Straw-yellow colour with youthful greenish highlights. Intense, persistent, sophisticated aroma of great elegance, with hints of hawthorn, grapefruit, rennet apple, white peach and a pleasing undertone of acacia honey. Fresh and properly balanced on the palate, it rewards us with interesting developments of taste.

 

 

2014 Moscato D’ Asti DOCG $21.95
Beautiful yellow-green colour, with characteristic gold reflections with a persistent frame of little bubbles. The typical aromas are those of white flowers of acacia, passion fruit, and honey with the undergrowth mineral notes of salvia, thyme and mint typical of our soils. To the taste it is sapid, agreeable and with a right acid note to contrast the remarkable sugar residual coming from a complete grapes ripen that makes this wine pleasant but intense.

Sicily

2015 Alhambra Bianco $16.95
The colour is clear straw yellow with green highlights. The bouquet is rich, intense and fruity. The taste is dry, tangy, fresh and fruity.

2013 Grillo $22.95
This is a fresh, elegant wine, with a superior structure.

 

 

2012 Carjcanti Sicilia IGT Bianco $42.95
A blend of native Carricante and Albanello, autochthonous white grapes which have been cultivated for centuries on Mount Iblea in the province of Ragusa.

Veneto

2014 Pinot Grigio I.G.T. Veneto $13.95
A typical dry white wine. Light straw colour. A fine elegant clean nose with intense aromas. A dry flavour with pleasant green apple notes. Fresh and fruity with a clean and crisp taste. Pleasant length. Lively and easy to drink wine.

 

2015 “Il Disperato” Bianco delle Venezie IGT $21.95
100% Garganega; Wow factor white wine, extremely unique take on the “Soave” This innovative style offers fresh exotic fruits of apricots, honey, citrus, really enjoyable sipping white wine.

Spain

2015 Lagar de Costa Albarino $26.95
Pale Lemon-green, medium-intense balsamic, herbal and citric (grapefruit and lemon) and white fruit aromas. Fresh and penetrating on the palate, recurring citric fruit notes as well as white flowers. Unctuous and long.

Liguria

2015 Colli Di Luni Vermentino $24.95
Straw-yellow colour with youthful greenish highlights. Intense, persistent, sophisticated aroma of great elegance, with hints of hawthorn, grapefruit, rennet apple, white peach and a pleasing undertone of acacia honey. Fresh and properly balanced on the palate, it rewards us with interesting developments of taste.

Piemonte

2014 Moscato D’ Asti DOCG $21.95
Beautiful yellow-green colour, with characteristic gold reflections with a persistent frame of little bubbles. The typical aromas are those of white flowers of acacia, passion fruit, and honey with the undergrowth mineral notes of salvia, thyme and mint typical of our soils. To the taste it is sapid, agreeable and with a right acid note to contrast the remarkable sugar residual coming from a complete grapes ripen that makes this wine pleasant but intense.

sparking wines,

rose wines and spirits

 

Sparkling Wines - Vento

2015 Prosecco DOC Millesimato $14.95
The colour is straw yellow with fine and persistent perlage. The fragrance is pleasant, characteristic and aromatic. The flavour is dry and pleasantly fruity. This product is ideal as an aperitif and during a whole meal.

 

Prosecco DOC Treviso $16.95
Sparkling wine with natural fermentation Charmat method. Made from grapes of the hills of Treviso. Of pale yellow colour, it has the typical fruity, distinctive flavor, pleasant and slightly sweet. Perfect for dessert.

Rose Wines - Lombardia

2014 Rosamara Rose DOC $24.95
Very light pink in colour. Hints of hawthorn, sour cherry and pomegranate. A blend of Groppello, Marzemino (both rare grapes), Sangiovese and Barbera. A silky, harmonious texture. Slight almond aftertaste. This wine comes in cases of 12 bottle

Spirits

Camilla Grappa $54.95
A traditional recipe perfect for a light and aromatic digestive. Chamomile plants originating from the uncultivated grasslands of our Trentino mountains undergo cold maceration in Grappa for around 30 days to produce a liqueur that combines the properties of Grappa and the aromas of chamomile.

“Dicotto Lune” Grappa Stravecchia $99.95
The bouquet becomes intense; it becomes more ethereal and harmonious. The taste loses the initial angularity and becomes rounded giving a perception of elegance and silk on the palate. The colour takes on warm amber tones. The Master Distiller continues the maturation until the ideal blend and harmony between wood and Grappa is achieved. Thus the Le Diciotto Lune Marzadro, refined Grappa for sipping, is made.

“Le Giare” Amarone Grappa $112.95
A single grape Grappa with a fine and decisive aroma and a pleasantly captivating taste that is harmonious and persistent on the palate. Obtained by distilling precious Amarone varietals with a Bagnomaria, it is left to age for a period of at least 36 months in small oak barrels of 500 liters, during which time the Master Distiller closely monitors the development of the blend, checking the scents and aromas to achieve a unique balance.

 

Whistle Pig Whiskey $154.95
Whistle pig produces a 100-proof, straight rye whiskey, aged for at least 10 years through a unique double barrel process.