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Fall Favorites: Tims Picks

A Few Favorites for the Fall Season

Tim has picked a few favorites for the coming fall season… All are versatile to pair with fall menus such as roasted meats, braises, root vegetables, and garden treasures!

 

2016 Capraia - Chianti Classico
750ml | SKU 77930 
VM
92
This gorgeous Chianti Classico is an overachiever in its price range.
2016 Allegrini - Palazzo della Torre
750ml | SKU 83585 
JS
92
A juicy and flavorful red with dried berries, chocolate and hints of walnuts and herbs, following through to a rich finish.
2016 Neirano - Barbaresco
750ml | SKU 83855 
JS
92
A fresh, fruity red with plum, chocolate and walnut aromas and flavors.
2016 Verrazzano - Chianti Classico
750ml | SKU 82785 
VM
91
Castello di Verrazzano's 2016 Chianti Classico is a terrific example of the year. The 2016 is a terrific wine for the dinner table!
2015 Pagliarese - Chianti Classico Riserva
750ml | SKU 84857 
WA
90
I really love the fact you can taste those crushed rocks in this new generation of wines from one of my favorite Italian appellations, Chianti Classico.
2017 Caparsa - Chianti Classico
750ml | SKU 86413 
VM
92
Succulent dark red cherry, mint, game, licorice and spice all flesh out in this super-expressive Chianti Classico.
2015 Salcheto - Vino Nobile di Montepuciano Riserva
750ml | SKU 87663 
VM
94
In a word: superb!
2016 Rodano - Chianti Classico Vigna Viacosta
750ml | SKU 86035 
VM
91
The 2016 is deep and also massively tannic, expect a potent Chianti Classico. To be fully appreciated, the 2016 needs to be enjoyed alongside rich, hearty foods.
2016 Capezzana, Villa de Carmignano Villa Capezzana
750ml | SKU 86368 
WA
94
The wine is open and accessible, showing a graceful and pure quality of fruit with dark cherry, blackberry, spice, tar and tobacco.
2016 Badia-a-Coltibuono - Chianti Classico Riserva
750ml | SKU 85717 
WA
93
It opens to a mid-weight style, making this a perfect wine for roast chicken and roast potatoes.
2016 Nittardi - Chianti Classico Riserva
750ml | SKU 86001 
WA
93
...lots of power and momentum with soft tannins and a nice touch of crisp acidity on the close. Serve it with an ossobuco and a side of extra cheesy risotto.
2015 Avignonesi - Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Poggetto di Sopra
750ml | SKU 83134 
WA
94
This is an extraordinarily pure expression of the grape from a warm vintage
2016 Ciacci - Brunello di Montalcino
750ml | SKU 86767 
WA
95+
The wine is fueled by the golden light that hits this part of Tuscany in those last hours of the day. Here is a wine that shows spirit of place.
2016 Uccelliera - Brunello di Montalcino
750ml | SKU 86721 
VM
96+
The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino blends richness, ripeness and refinement to create a model of total balance.
2016 Il Marroneto - Brunello di Montalcino
750ml | SKU 86110 
WA
96
The character here is fresh, lively, youthful and vibrant.