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Italian Red Wine Rated 90+ Points For Every Budget

Wine lovers across the world seek out Italian Red Wine when looking for some of the world’s greatest wine regions. Although there are 36 DOCG wine regions, the majority are concentrated in Tuscany and Piedment. Appeltetions such as Barolo, Brunello di Montalcino and Barbaresco are revered by some of the most serious wine collectors. Shop our selection of Italian Red wines to find that perfect bottle for your palate. (Read More)

Just as respected but a little bit of a rule breaker is the now well-known category of Italian Red Wine known as “Super Tuscan”. There are over 300 indigenous wine varietals in Italy that are officially recognized although not well known, that are starting to make an appearance on the wine scene with grape varietals such as Aglianico and Lagrein. Whether you are searching for a 90+ point rated 2007 Barolo or one of the great Aglianico producers in Campania you can be sure you will find the 90+ rated Italian Red Wine to quench your palate.

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2013 Argiolas

  • Proprietary Blend
  • Perdera
  • Monica di Sardegna
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Deep ruby. Dark berries and musky floral aromas are complicated by underbrush and flint. Bright and juicy, with herbal blueberry and black cherry flavors lifted by a refreshing bitter edge. Finishes with good balance and youthfully chewy tannins."

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2014 Argiolas

  • Proprietary Blend
  • Costera
  • Sardinia
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Deep ruby-red. Lovely musky aromas of red cherry, sage, and flowers. Then bright and fresh, intensely flavored and impeccably balanced, offering lovely violet lift to its red fruit and wild herb flavors. Finishes softly tannic and long."

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2014 Avignonesi

  • Proprietary Blend
  • Cantaloro
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Exuberant nose with ripe strawberries, cherries, fresh herbs and cedar too. Despite the opulence of the bouquet, the palate shows fruit but austerity on the finish."

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2013 La Valentina

  • Montepulciano d' Abruzzo
  • Abruzzi
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A tangy and fresh red with lemon rind and blueberry flavors plus hints of new oak. Full-bodied, round and fruity. Always a delicious red."

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2012 La Spinetta

  • Barbera
  • Barbera d'Asti
  • Peidmont
  • Ca' Di Pian
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Extremely perfumed with violet and blackberry aromas. Full body with firm, silky tannins and an attractive acid-fruit balance on the finish that titillates your palate. Drink now."

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2014 Il Palagio

  • Sangiovese
  • Chianti
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A fun and delicious red. Aromas of flowers and light spice with some dried fruits and green olives. Light body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Easy and juicy. Nicely done for the vintage. Serve this slightly chilled. Made from organically grown grapes at the estate of singer-songwriter Sting. Drink now."

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2013 Falesco

  • Merlot
  • Tellus
  • Umbria
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A merlot with lots of cocoa and walnut aromas and flavors. Medium to full body, round tannins and a fruity finish. I like the combination of fruit and walnut character here."

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2013 Il Palagio

  • Proprietary Blend
  • Message in a Bottle
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A fresh and linear red with currant, blackberry and mineral undertones. Firm tannins. Medium to full body, lightly chewy with a fresh and bright finish. Drink now or hold."

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2014 Badia a Coltibuono

  • Sangiovese
  • Chianti Classico
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Big and velvety Chianti for the vintage. Surprisingly rich. Medium body, straightforward finish. Made from organically grown grapes. Drink now."

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2013 Falesco

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Tellus
  • Umbria
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A firm, silky cabernet with chocolate and currant aromas and flavors. Full body, fine tannins. Attractive currant, rosebush and almond aftertaste. Yummy, balanced Cab."

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2013 Castello di Bossi

  • Sangiovese
  • Chianti Classico
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"This embodies the delicate and polished side of Sangiovese without the extra distractions that come with over extraction or abundant oak. This wine speaks of the vintage and the grapes. Delicate notes of tar and smoke rise above wild berry and cherry aromas. This is great choice at an amazing low price."

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2014 La Vite

  • Proprietary Blend
  • Lucente
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Lots of blueberry, black currant and lavender aromas and flavors to this. Medium to full body, fine tannins and a fresh finish. So long and refined. Extremely well done. Blend of Sangiovese and a small amount of Merlot."

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2012 Poggio Scalette

  • Sangiovese
  • Chianti Classico
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Made from 100% Sangiovese, this opens with a lovely floral fragrance of violet and iris. Ripe sour cherry dominates the palate accented by toasted notes and black pepper. Even though it's not complex, the juicy fruit and smooth tannins make this friendly and delicious."

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2013 Vietti

  • Nebbiolo
  • Perbacco
  • Piedmont
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Without a doubt, this is one of the top easiest-to-drink wines I tasted this year. A approachable and versatile wine that brings on a hearty appetite for genuine home cooking. The wine is ripe with dark fruit nuances and it offers a complete bouquet that is comprised of dark fruit, pressed rose and spice. Despite its apparent simplicity, this Nebbiolo is not without its complexity or depth."

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2012 Ceretto

  • Nebbiolo
  • Barolo
  • Piedmont
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A beautiful example of the luscious 2012 vintage for Barolo. Shows dried strawberry, light chocolate, toffee and nut aromas and flavors. Hints of dried fruits too. Full yet fresh and agile. Drink or hold."

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2012 Di Gresy

  • Nebbiolo
  • Barbaresco
  • Piedmont
  • Martinenga
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Tasted from barrel, the beautiful 2012 Barbaresco Martinenga is shaping up to be an exemplary edition of this celebrated wine. Already at this young stage, it shows an impressive level of harmony and intensity with an impeccable sense of vertical lift. This is a wine of energy and loud varietal voice. It speaks volumes of the Nebbiolo grape with etched tones of wild berry, balsam herb, cola and licorice."

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2013 Antinori

  • Merlot
  • Tenuta Guado Al Tasso
  • Bolgheri
  • Cont' Ugo
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"An opulent, dense red, featuring ripe black cherry and blackberry notes, with persistent hints of earth and tobacco. The flavors linger on the spicy aftertaste as the vibrant structure lends support. Decant now or age another year. Merlot. Drink now through 2025. 500 cases imported."

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2012 Il Palagio

  • Proprietary Blend
  • Sister Moon
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Musician Sting's wine project. Complex aromas of spice, chocolate, berry and hints of toasted oak. Some nuts. Some bacon and smoke. Full body, dense, tight and focused. Polished and very pretty. Very long and precise. Give it a few years still but already delicious. From organically grown grapes."

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2010 Camigliano

  • Sangiovese
  • Riserva
  • Brunello di Montalcino
  • Tuscany
  • Gualto
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"This shows fabulous length and structure with complexity and intensity that is stunning. Aromas and flavors of dried mushrooms, dark berries, dried meat, mahogany and plums. A full-bodied red that goes on for minutes. Best ever from Camigliano! Drink or hold."

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2010 Castiglion del Bosco

  • Sangiovese
  • Campo del Drago
  • Tuscany
  • Brunello di Montalcino
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A very perfumed, sexy red with blueberry, dark chocolate, walnut skin, cedar and hints of mahogany. This is very deep and dense with a wonderful core of ripe fruit and freshness. Some new wood showing now, giving it a vanilla undertone. Wonderful finish with a toasted-coconut and berry character. Single-vineyard Brunello."

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2011 Altesino

  • Sangiovese
  • Brunello di Montalcino
  • Tuscany
  • Montosoli
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A very ripe style with prune, berry and salted-nut aromas and flavors. Full body, savory intensity and a long, flavorful finish. Lots of juicy, fabulous fruit. Shows the greatness of the vineyard. Drink or hold."

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2012 Isole e Olena

  • Proprietary Blend
  • Cepparello
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"This is magnificent. Radiant, pliant and super-expressive, this offers magnificent intensity, with silky tannins wrapped around a core of rich, dark-toned fruit. The intensity of the fruit suggests a warm vintage, but the structure is more medium in body and typical of a cooler year. Today, the 2012 gives the impression it will drink well pretty much upon release, but history has taught me Cepparello often shuts down in bottle. Either way, the 2012 is superb."

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2012 Argiolas

  • Proprietary Blend
  • Turriga
  • Sardinia
  • Isola dei Nuraghi
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"Complex aromas of sweet berries such a raspberries as well as plums. Floral and perfumed as well. Full body and very velvety and polished tannins that give the wine a caressing mouthfeel. Persistent and already satisfying. A blend of 85% cannonau, 5% carignano, 5% bovale and 5% malvasia nera. Drink or hold until 2020."

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2011 Castellare

  • Proprietary Blend
  • I Sodi di San Niccolo
  • Tuscany
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"This red shows incredible depth and richness of fruit and terroir. Full body with dense, tight tannins. Complex flavors of toasted oak, walnut, wet earth and fruit."

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2011 Ceretto

  • Nebbiolo
  • Brunate
  • Piedmont
  • Barolo
  • Italy
  • Red
  • 750 ml

"A wine with wonderful depth and richness with soft tannins, juicy fruit, full body and a long and flavorful finish. Fabulous depth. Drink or hold. Built for aging but so wonderful now."

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