Andrea Occhipinti

Arianna Occhipinti

Grotte Alte Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico Frappato Nero d'Avola 2013

Wow, this is exceptional. All the bright and deep red fruit and subtle bretty notes of a great Musar but with a juicy acidity that surprises one on the palate. — 11 days ago

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Arianna Occhipinti

SP68 Terre Siciliane Nero d'Avola Frappato

Very Barbaresco in weight and flavor, smokier. — 3 days ago

Jim Nelson
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Cervini Andrea

Vino Del Poggio Navel Vino Rosso Red Blend

Described as “funky barnyard goat farts” — 18 days ago

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Andrea Paoletti

Rancore Toscana IGT 2013

Super bouquet with a great structure. This was a pleasant surprise. — 4 days ago

Andrea Scovero

Il Clown Rosso Nebbiolo

Delicious nebbiolo w natural bent. Just a hint of funk to make it stand out. Accompanied dinner at Alto Paradiso perfectly — 16 days ago

Andrea Scovero

Ciapin Barbera D'Asti 2018

Tons of dried red cherries, earth, baking spice. Medium+ intensity and acidity. Medium crunchy tannins. Long finish. Amazing. — 14 days ago

Arianna Occhipinti

Siccagno Nero d'Avola 2015

Just a really enjoyable wine that is both hearty and even “ big” but still refreshing.
Clearly some Brett and some effervescent feel like may hint at VA, but I find both to be well integrated and enjoyable. A deep darker-side-of-red fruit profile: red and damson plum, dried red cherry, Black licorice, olive. Has a floral sense to it, and some exotic woody undertones as well earth - like a forest after the rain . A full bodied and almost lush wine that might recall the mouthfeel if a Napa cab, but with much more refreshing a acidity coming through - never the least bit cloying or overwrought. Simply a great wine with a broad food pairing potential. That said, I do wonder if it would taste dramatically different at the source. With zero sulphur amidst a long boat ride, life in distributor warehouses, a wine shop and ultimately my euro cave, whether the original intent is preserved in its entirety. Def I a great window , it Seems like peak drinking might be 2-3 years ahead, still, again, the no sulphur and the Brett/va...
— 23 days ago

Azienda Agricola Andrea Felici

Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore Verdicchio

Ted
9.2

So tasty. Apples and the beach. Love it — 22 days ago

Jeni
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