Big Night, Italian Wine Tasting

Wine Club Miami at Ironside Pizza

2015 Bosco del Merlo Rosso * Merlot 70% & Refosco 30% from Lison, Veneto. Bosco del Merlo elaborates this 2015 Bosco del Merlo Vineargenti Rosso Riserva , a red wine from the region of Lison-Pramaggiore with the best refosco and merlot grapes from the 2015 vintage (

2015 TORNATORE Trimarchise * Nerello Mascalese from Mount Etna, Sicily Aromas of tobacco, menthol, coconut and a whiff of oak-driven spice lead the bouquet of this wine. The firm, focused palate boasts fine-grained tannins that lithely support flavors of dried black cherry, ripe raspberry, star anise and espresso. Drink 2020–2025 (Wine Enthusiast)

2006 Michele Chiarelo La Court * Barbera from Nizza, Barbera d’ Asti La Court is a plush, chewy and richBarbera from one of the most successful wineries in Piedmont. You’ll recognize sweet oak and vanilla aromas wrapped tight by black fruit, cherry and blueberry. In the mouth, the wine is appropriately dense and fresh. (Wine Enthusiast)

2009 Lungarotti Rubesco * Sangiovese from Montecchio Umbria The 2009 Rubesco displays deep ruby red color with slight violet hues in the glass. On the nose, the wine exudes delicate aromas with good intensity, elegant complexity with hints of pepper, cinnamon and tobacco; background notes of red jam and violet. Solid structure and superb concentration, it evolves with fresh acidity; austere, balanced tannins with good balance, a fruity and slightly mineral finish. (

2013 Il Poggione Brunello * Sangiovese from Brunello-The 2013 Brunello di Montalcino lives up to the impeccable reputation garnered by this estate over the years. This is a profound and beautifully rendered Sangiovese that delivers bold and luscious fruit quality with black cherry and spicy plum at the start. The bouquet follows through with mild oak notes of smoke, tar and toasted nut. There is another aromatic component that includes crushed stone and dried herb or mint. This Brunello shows elegant evolution in the glass and promises a very long aging future ahead. (Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate)

2016 Nardo Toscana * Sangiovese & Cabernet Blend from Tuscany Fresh violets, lavender, citrus and fresh herbs are the main attraction on the nose. Full body, grainy tannins, some lovely, crunchy acidity and a salty finish. A blend of montepulciano, sangiovese, cabernet sauvignon, marselan, and alicante bouschet. Drink now. (James Suckling)