The perfume of Umbria comes to life with this medium-bodied red that's brimming with black cherry, dried strawberry, currant, cassis, and dried plum. This winery and vineyard, located in Montefalco, Italy, began converting to organic methods three years ago. As of June 2019, they became fully organic.
Grape Varietals: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sagrantino
A floral and fresh wine with honeysuckle and citrus aromatics. This dry white is brimming with meyer lemon, pear, and dried apricot, making it a perfect pick for a spring afternoon in the park. This wine is from the lesser-known and rare Vujnu grape variety found in Calabria, Italy. Looking for a fun, bright undiscovered white? Give this wine by Terre Del Gufo a go!
Grape Varietals: 100% Vujino
Azienda Agricola Portinale produced this lovely white wine in the Roero region in Italy.
Grape:100% native grape varietal Arneis.
Wine Style: White - Tropical and Balanced
A lovely, intensely aromatic, and dense red boasting an intoxicating bouquet of dried blackberry, black cherry, cranberry, raspberry, and rose. Pair with a vegan caramelized onion, mushroom and rosemary pizza.
Grapes: Sangiovese 70%, Sagrantino 15%, Merlot 15%
Grechetto bianco is a white Italian wine grape variety of Greek origins. This popular grape is planted throughout central Italy, particularly in the Umbria region. This wine is made from 100% Grechetto grapes. Traditional to the style, this wine is brimming with lemon, green apple and pear both on the nose and the palate rounding out with grassy traits and aromatic herbs reminiscent of thyme, sage to finish. Pair this Grechetto bianco with herby pasta sauces. You might also like to try this wine with Castelluccio Lentils with tomatoes and a vegan sub for gorgonzola, as a typical dish of the Umbrian region.
Grape: 100% Grechetto
Medium bodied red with soft tannins and a medium acidity. Flavors of ripe cherries, herbaceous, fruity but with a touch of earthiness. Finely textured with a long finish.
Wine Style: Dark ruby color. Ripe black cherries and black currant scent, spice scents such as mint and black pepper feel cool.
An intense, fruity, and pleasantly vinous red with a full, enveloping taste and a good tannic body.
Grape:100% Barbera grapes
Wine Style: Dark fruits, light spices, with an evolution towards a licorice character.
Orchard, stone, and tropical notes, this is a dry white wine with a sweet, aromatic nose. The palate delivers mandarin, apricot, and golden apple fruits. Bessidae is the Latin name of Bisignano, the municipality in which this wine is produced.
Grape Varietals: Riesling, Pecorino, Chardonnay
A powerful red from Calabria, Italy, this full-bodied wine is brimming with blackberry, blueberry, cassis and sweet plum fruits. A November harvest and temperature-controlled winemaking adds to the sweetness and unique aromas of mulberry, licorice root, and kale as well as strength of character.
Grape Varietals: Sweet Magliocco 60%, Mantonico 30%, Greek black 10% (the latter two vines are ecotypes of Magliocco)Organic
This special "Vicchiomaggio Vegan" wine from Castello Vicchiomaggio has a fantastic floral impact of violet with spicy and fruity aromas of cherry jam, orange peel, vanilla, and a hint of eucalyptus on the nose.
Grape Varietals: Sangiovese
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The Colle Mora winery was born from the desire to continue the family tradition. The Raffaele Tabarrini family started producing bulk wine in the 50s with artisan techniques and a lot of passion. The vineyard located in the most suitable area of the territory and the family collaboration, contribute to the achievement of the best quality.
A classic Montefalco Rosso that will pair well with a variety of robust dishes.
Grape varietals: 60% SANGIOVESE 30% MERLOT 10% SAGRANTINO
Wine Style: Deep ruby core with aromas of black fruit and licorice. Silky smooth, medium body with soft integrated tannins that present a pleasant acidity. Organic
#96 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2018
This Sagrantino is not for the fainthearted. A product of deep clay and a magnificent southern exposure, the wine is made from grapes of exceptional maturity. A reason to start drinking more Sagrantino!
Wine Style: Deep ruby core. Aromas and flavors of tobacco, earth, spice, and ripe black fruit. Organic
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Grape Varietals: Sangiovese 70%, Sagrantino 15%, Merlot 15%
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Fresh and savoury taste with a pleasant acidulous note.