Italian Red Wine
Picturesque hillsides, endless coastlines and a favorable climate ...
Italian Red Wine
While picturesque hillsides, endless coastlines and a favorable climate serve to unify the grape-growing culture of this country. The apparent never-ending world of indigenous grape varieties gives Italy an unexampled charm and allure for its red wines. From the steep inclines of the Alps to the sprawling, warm, coastal plains of the south, red grape varieties thrive throughout.
The kings of Italy, wines like Barolo and Barbaresco (made of Nebbiolo), and Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino (made of Sangiovese), as well as Amarone (mostly Corvina), play center stage for the most lauded, collected and cellar-worthy reds. Less popular but entirely deserving of as much praise are the wines made from Aglianico, Sagrantino and Nerello Mascalese.
For those accustomed to drinking New World reds, the south is the place to start. Grapes like Negroamaro or Primitvo from Puglia and Nero d’Avola from Sicily make soft, ammicable, full-bodied, fruit-dominant wines. Curious palates should be on the lookout for Cannonau (Grenache), Lagrein, Teroldego, Ruché, Freisa, Cesanese, Schiopettino, Rossese and Gaglioppo to name a few.
- Other Red Blends196
- Tuscan Blends95
- Bordeaux Red Blends59
- Other Red Wine49
- Nero d'Avola45
- Pinot Noir34
- Cabernet Sauvignon23
- Nerello Mascalese14
- Cabernet Franc10
- Rhône Blends1
- Petit Verdot1
Castello Monaci Aiace Salice Salentino Riserva 2016Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
Li Veli Passamante Salice Salentino Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Puglia, ItalyCurrently Unavailable $14.99Try the 2018 Vintage 15 9914 9914 99Save $0.00 (0%)
A Mano Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
Castello Monaci Liante Salice Salentino 2016Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
Pietra Salice Salentino Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
Leone de Castris Salice Salentino Riserva 2016Negroamaro from Italy
Masserie Pizari Salento Rosso Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Italy
Podere Belmantello Furfane Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
Cantine San Marzano F Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Italy
Luccarelli Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
Brunilde di Menzione Brindisi Riserva Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Sicily, Italy
Gran Passione Salice Salentino Riserva Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Puglia, Italy
La Corte Solyss Negroamaro 2016Negroamaro from Italy