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Stemmari Nero d’Avola

$12, $46 per Bottle

Sicilia | currant, wild strawberries,
and pomegranate | pairs well with risotto, cheese pastas, eggplant, &
lamb

Stemmari Pinot Noir

$12, $46 per Bottle

Sicilia | blackberries, wild strawberries,
cherries, and spice | pairs well with pasta with meat sauce, red meat,
and cheeses

COS Frappato

$70

Sicilia | Organic | raspberries, orange peel, and spices; fresh and vibrant | excellent summer wine; pairs  well with most dishes but is excellent with pork, white beans, anchovies, salmon, or tuna

Planeta “Etna Rosso”

$90

Nerello Mascalese | Sicilia | vanilla, sour cherry, wild strawberry, clean florals | this indigenous Italian grape variety is very adaptable; goes well with everything from pasta to red meat, and even fish

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COS “Nero di Lupo”

$70

Nero d’Avola | Sicilia | made in amphorae (large terra cotta pots) | pure expression of Nero d’Avola; round and delicious; with bright red cherry fruit, Mediterranean scrub, orange zest, and sunbaked earth | pairs best with eggplant or rich, “meaty” meats such as steak, meatballs, lasagna, Bolognese, and lamb

Pietradolce “Barbagalli”

$200

Nerello Mascalese | Mt Etna, Sicilia DOC | gorgeous red with elegant aromas of blue flowers, crushed mint, wild berries, and wet stone | pairs extremely well with steak and lamb; yet is versatile enough to go with most dishes, including seafood

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Occhipinti “SP68” Rosso

$105

70% Frappato, 30% Nero d’Avola | Sicilia | featured on “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy”| Biodynamic| red berries; with minerals and a hint of licorice | break the “rules” with this wine: try it chilled with fish or with eggplant

Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo

$60

Primitivo  (Zinfandel) | Salento IGT, Puglia | dense, creamy,  dark-berry aromas lifted by violet, graphite, and potpourri spice on the nose; warm baking spice tones | pair with pasta, duck, lamb, and other richly flavored dishes

Agricola Punica “Montessu”

$75

Isola dei Nuraghi IGT | Sardegna | Carignano | intense aromas and flavors of black fruit and oak; full-bodied with velvety texture and balanced tannins | pair with rich pork or lamb dishes 

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