05 Sep BIG Italian Tasting
Saturday, September 7
12 to 4pm
In our Event Space
Meet special guest Marco Zanichelli, brand ambassador for Badia di Morrona, Bricchi Astigiani, Pianirossi, and Manicardi! Hang out with an Italian wine expert and taste a series of delicious wines from these four wineries, along with a special treat–an amazing balsamic vinegar!
NV Manicardi Dry Lambrusco “Ca Del Fiore”
On Sale $18.99
There is nothing more festive than bubbly, and here’s the perfect bubbly for red wine drinkers. Made of 100% Lambrusco Grasparossa, this is bone dry and incredibly fresh, showing chalky minerals and a punchy palate full of boysenberry, blackberry and black cherry fruit. Make sure to serve this ice cold.
2017 Badia Di Morrona Rosso della Badia
On Sale $10.99
A delicious blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Local Tuscan varieties such as Canniolo and Colorino. The wine way over delivers with bright red Bing cherries balanced by a perfect amount of earth and acidity.
2018 Badia Di Morrona Vermentino “Felciaio”
On Sale $14.99
100% Vermentino, Straw yellow in colour with greenish highlights of good intensity. The wine is fresh and elegant in aroma with floral and citric notes. The flavors are soft and attractively crisp, perceptibly savory.
2018 Badia Di Morrona Chianti “Caligiano”
On Sale $10.99
Comprised of 85% Sangiovese and a balance of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, this fruit forward and lush Chianti offers red-skinned berry flavors and some baking spice aromas. The palate is fresh, with easygoing tannins and ripe red cherry and clove flavors. Enjoy soon.
2016 Badia Di Morrona Super Tuscan “Taneto”
On Sale $21.99
Made of 70% Syrah, 15% Sangiovese and 15% Merlot, this opens with ripe black plum and tilled earth scents. The dense palate doles out prune, clove and game flavors, pulled taut by assertive tannins.
2016 Badia Di Morrona Cabernet Blend “N’Antia”
On Sale $34.99
This 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc and 20% Merlot blend has herb-laced blackberry aromas. The dense palate doles out raspberry jam, toast and clove flavors through close-grained tannins that grip the finish. Drink now through 2025.
2012 Badia Di Morrona Vin Santo
On Sale $37.99
Brilliant golden yellow in colour. Intense aromas of apricots, almonds and hazelnuts. A luxurious taste on the palate – sweet and long. An excellent balance of sweetness and acidity. Excellent match to pastry desserts or aged cheese particularly when accompanied by preserves.
2017 Bricchi Astigiani Barbera d’Asti
On Sale $11.99
Aromas of dark berry, blue flower and clove emerge from the glass. The easy-drinking palate offers ripe black cherry, orange zest and ground pepper alongside fresh acidity.
2015 Pianirossi Sangiovese “Sidus”
On Sale $18.99
A refined and easy red with berry and light chocolate character. Medium body and soft tannins. Fresh finish. Drink now.
91 Points, James Suckling
Terre Estensi Gold Balsamic $19.99
Ideal on Parmesan cheese flakes, vegetables, roasted meat, ice-cream and sorbets, strawberries.