Fontanafredda Barolo Serralunga 2010 ($46.99): Garnet-red with ruby highlights that take on a slightly orange tone over time. The intense nose has overtones of vanilla, spices, withered roses and underbrush. It’s dry, full-bodied with velvety texture and great balance. It is very long-lasting. Ideal with hearty red meat dishes and medium or mature cheeses.
Ferrari Brut ($24.99): A fresh and intense bouquet, with a broad fruity note of ripe Golden Delicious apples, white flowers and a delicate scent of yeast, deriving from more than two years’ ageing in bottle.Harmonious and well-balanced, with a faint suggestion of ripe fruit and attractive hints of crusty bread.
Fonterutoli Chianti Classico 2012 ($33.99): Beautifully scented nose of violets and dark cherries intermixed with a very faint hint of liquorice followed by some cedary tobacco and spice. Medium bodied the palate has a savoury richness about itself featuring flavours of dark cherries and subtle blackcurrants over a background of cedar, light earth and spice. Elegant mouthfeel. Dryish finish with the fine grained tannins showing some grit and grip. Long aftertaste of dark cherries, cedar, light earth and spice.