Azienda Agricola Valentini

Azienda Agricola Valentini

Trebbiano d'Abruzzo 2013

Briny, some honey, lemony acid, some stone fruit on the finish. Funky af — 2 months ago

Smock Shop Band

Columbia Valley White Zinfandel 2016

“The Return of Mike Grammer” Dinner on 7/5. - since the Valentini Cerasuolo was oxidized I’m glad this more than pulled its own weight for the Rosé flight. Very interesting palate and texture. Skin contact and a bit more orange than rosé perhaps. Pepper and watermelon along with some violets. Shouldn’t have given up my local source, as when I went back for more the next day they were sold out. Another interesting wine from Nate Ready under the Hiyu / Smockshop Band label. — a year ago

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Azienda Agricola Valentini

Sfuso Trebbiano d'Abruzzo 2016

What a great surprise to find this wine on a restaurant’s list! — 2 years ago

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May I ask where did you have it?
Is it at La Gatta Mangiona?? Chez Giancarlo?
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@Ceccherini Cristiano I had it at “Trattoria La Gatta” via Bellaria / Bologna (which I believe it’s the second place you mentioned).
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Unfortunately I am not that good
I just saw that "La gatta" on the wine list and thought that Giancarlo owner of La Gatta mangiona" was likely to have that wine on the list, but not necessarily, I just wondered so I thought to ask
I know that at Roscioli in Rome they used to work with Valentini sfuso and I never got the chance to taste it though . I will make it happen one day, by now I am just a little jealous 😜😜
I am so far away that isn't gonna happen for a while 😭😭

Azienda Agricola Valentini

Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo 2018

Doesn’t give much at first aromatically. In fact what it does give is quite stinky, savoury. But suddenly, as though it’s struggling to find its way out of a cage, you find the purest of cherries, minerals, green veg. This is pristine on the palate. Elegant but concentrated. Fine, hushed, but grounding tannins. Very lucky to try this. I understand why people seek it out. Very distinctive. But it’s nothing relative to Valentini’s white. — 3 months ago


Velios Syrah Merlot

Tasted at the winery. 65% Syrah, 35% Merlot. Annual production - 2 barriques, very special wine, excellent! — a year ago

Lucy Margaux Vineyards

Monomeith On Marble Hill Road Estate Pinot Noir 2014

Most likely to be the best 0z Pinot have tasted so far
It has character, complexity, very enjoyable
It reminds me of something between the Montepulciano and the Cerasuolo of Valentini
Best Lucy Margaux so far for me
Absolutely lovely 😍😍
— a year ago

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I Vigneri di Salvo Foti

Vigna di Milo Etna Carricante 2014

Probably should've had this before the valentini. So cut and clean that it felt a bit small by contrast. But quite enjoyable nonetheless. — 2 years ago

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Azienda Agricola Valentini

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Cerasuolo 2008

What?! Is this coffee? Crazy nose. To be frank, I thought it was a reductive tone - first whiff looked sort of rubbery, but was instantly veered towards coffee by the group. Strawberry, cherries, some floral and earthy notes ensue. Palate was brilliant! Concentrated, mind-boggling yellow stone fruits and apples, chewy, orange oil, mushroom, very mineral, refreshing acidity. Only caught a glass, but definitely better than my last experience with this wine - a 03' in Munich. Didn't feel like it was 14%, but I guess that'll really kick in if there was more to go around. Time to track down a bottle! — 4 months ago

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@Eric Urbani Singapore 🤣
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Of course lol - you guys get everything 😂
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@Eric Urbani I wouldn't say better than the US. Hahaha. HK's where you get everything 🤩


Vivoli Monteregio di Massa Marittima Sangiovese

Tasted at the winery. Still a baby- tanic, with good potential — a year ago

Vinogradi Fon

Vista Kras Malvasia 2012

Very interesting glass to follow up to the valentini. Skin contact gives it weight and texture. Medium to full bodied. Tasty — 2 years ago