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Veneto

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Few things can be as romantic as sharing a glass of wine on a Venetian piazza, taking in the sights and sounds of the famous city. The wines that supply the trattorias of Venice come from the surrounding province to the east, the Veneto. There, near Verona, the regions of Soave (for white wine), Valpolicella (for red wine) and a handful of lesser known appellations, supply the city and the export market with wines that pair beautifully with Venetian dishes.

 

Ogio 2018 Pinot Grigio 750ml

$16.43

Aromas of citrus and melon lead to perfectly balanced flavours of natural citrus rich fruit with hints of honeydew melon. Dry, soft and well balanced. Perfect on its own, or with seafood salad in a citrus dressing. Winemaker's...

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Gran Passione 2018 Rosso 750ml

$21.99

Similar in style to the famous Amarone of Veneto and made using dried grapes.  The Passione is a blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Corvina.   The Merlot gives this wine a round, fleshy juiciness while the Corvina adds dried fruits and spice...

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Gabbiano 2018 Cavaliere d'Oro Pinot Grigio 750ml

$14.70

Delightful notes of fresh citrus, green apple, orange blossom, tropical fruit, and a floral hint. Vibrant and fresh with notes of green apple. Our Pinot Grigio pairs best with creamy mushroom pasta, roasted chicken, and mature cheeses. --Winemaker

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Adria Vini 2017 Garganega Pinot Grigio 750ml

$17.30

This blend is great alternative to the many pure Pinot Grigios out there and also a special wine in its own right. Garganega is a variety of white Italian wine grape widely grown in the Veneto region. It is generally richer than Pinot Grigio and forms...

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Sacchetto 2018 Pinot Grigio 750ml

$19.04

Winemaker's Notes:  Colour: Straw yellow with copper reflections. Aroma: Fine, delicate, with pleasant apricot and linden flower scents. Flavour: Full-bodied, intense and well-balanced, with typical mango hints. To be served with...

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Tommasi 2017 Le Prunee Merlot 750ml

$23.39

It presents deep ruby red, chocolate, berry and flavours. Medium-bodied taste, with soft tannins and a long, flavourful finish. Recommended with First courses with meat sauces, white meats, fresh cheeses. -- Winemaker

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Pieropan 2018 Soave Classico 750ml

$30.34

The Pieropan family have their home and production facilities centered in the town of Soave.  The estate has a long-standing history of making the region’s most famous and well respected Soave.  Garganega is the main white grape used in...

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Zenato 2015 Amarone Classico 750ml

$73.82

Produced in our Costalunga Estate, in the Classical area of Valpolicella, a land full of tradition and well known for its wine and food culture, after a careful manual selection, the Corvina, Rondinella and Oseleta grapes are left to rest in small boxes...

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Sacchetto 2018 Chardonnay 750ml

$19.91

Straw yellow with pale greenish reflections. Fragrant with intense apple and pear scents. Well balanced with marked minerality, round and delicate. Excellent when served with hors-d’oeuvres, soups and fish-based dishes. -- Winemaker

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Villabella 2018 Bardolino Chiaretto Rose 750ml

$25.13

This nice, light, and friendly rosé is from Italy's Bardolino Classico region. On warm summer days, this would be the preferred beverage during Venetian lunches. Lots of strawberry, flowers, and herbs on the nose. More of the same on the...

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Castello di Roncade 2018 Manzoni Bianco 750ml

$29.48

The history of this variety dates back to the beginning of the twentieth century in the Treviso wine region when it developed from a crossing between Riesling Renano and Pinot Bianco. Elegant, aromatic and gracefully contoured, with hints of flowers...

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