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Prunotto Barbera D’Alba 2014, Barbera d’Alba DOCG, Piedmont, Italy


Appellation: Barbera d’Alba DOCG


Blend: 100% Barbea


Vintage: 2014


Tasting note: The wine has a ruby red in color with purple highlights, grapey in aroma with floral (roses) and spicy notes from the aging in oak, full and balanced in flavor. A very versatile wine, its roundness and suppleness make it an excellent match with a full range of dishes as, for example, the traditional fried meats and vegetables and the pot-au-feu of Piedmont.

Zonin Soave Classico, Soave DOC, Veneto, Italy

Soave classico

Region/Appellation: Soave DOC,Veneto, Italy


Varietal/Blend: Garganega, Trebbiano di Soave


Vintage: 2016


Tasting note: Straw-yellow appealing, brilliant reflections. It is a wine of great elegance, offering aromas of good intensity. It offers scents of white flowers combined with those of slightly green apples. The flavor is no less satisfying, superbly balanced and persistent. The aftertaste is delicate.

Zonin Valpolicella Classico, Valpolicella DOC, Veneto, Italy

Valpolicella Classico

Region/Appellation: Valpolicella DOC, Veneto, Italy


Varietal/Blend: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara


Vintage: 2017


Tasting note: Bright, attractive and warm ruby-red colour. Ample and remarkably complex nose, with vinous tones and well-defined scents of bitter almonds against a tenous background of wild berries. Dry on the palate, with delicate veining, a fine and harmonious balance, great strength and sturdy body. The aftertaste is highly persistent and delectably clean.

Zonin Valpolicella Ripasso Superioire, Valpolicella Superiore DOC, Veneto, Italy

valpolicella Ripasso Superiore

Region/Appellation: Valpolicella Superiore DOC, Veneto, Italy


Varietal/Blend: 70% Corvina, 20% Rondinella, 10% Molinara


Vintage: 2016


Tasting note: Intense ruby brightened by purple reflections. Ample and remarkably complex nose with vinous tones; well-defined scents of cherries, mature plum, fig with notes of violet and dried tobacco against a tenuous background of dark chocolate. Dry on the palate with a fine and harmonious balance, great strength, and a sturdy body; reveals stewed wild berries, smoking tobacco, and exotic spices, leads to plush and moderate tannins; demonstrates persistence and complexity on the palate

Zonin Pinot Grigio Friuli Aquileia DOC, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

Pinot GrigioRegion/Appellation: Cervignano del Friuli, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy


Varietal/Blend: Pinot Grigio


Vintage: 2016


Tasting note: Appealing straw-yellow color green with delicate reflections. Delicately fruity, relatively full and ample nose with an ensemble of aromas of great finesse. Lightly dry yet extremely fresh palate. Its pleasantly balanced and elegant structure makes this an unusually refined and aristocratic wine.