While some of the world’s greatest and grandest reds hail from northern Italy, this territory—which actually consists of eight Italian regions—is perhaps even more noteworthy for its tremendous diversity of everyday rosso. Home to hundreds of indigenous grape varieties grown across enormously varied terrain over several distinct climate zones, it produces a plethora of delightful mid-weight reds, each with its own unique flavor profile, providing fantastic versatility and refreshment all while remaining affordable enough for day-to-day enjoyment. Valle d’Aosta, Piemonte, Liguria, Lombardia, Emilia-Romagna, Trentino-Alto Adige, the Veneto, and Friuli Venezia Giulia make up the country’s northern third, spanning roughly from the Alpine arc in the north to the Apennines in the south, with the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas on either side. Vineyards can be found nestled beneath colossal Alpine summits, clinging to steep coastal hillsides, or perched on gentle foothills overlooking the expansive Po Valley. And that only begins to tell the story of this grape-growing paradise where wine has been deeply etched into local traditions for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Such diverse terroir makes it hard to generalize about the wines, as countless styles can be found in this vast area. Some of these reds even sparkle! Not only do they satisfy an essential need on a daily basis, but they go above and beyond, providing great pleasure in the process. From relatively well-known staples like Barbera, Lambrusco, and Bardolino to rarer specialties including Ruché, Groppello, and Terrano, we have all your needs covered with this vast selection of discounted reds from Norditalia.
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Cantine Valpane Italy | Piedmont | Barbera del Monferrato
Luscious, mouth-filling cherry fruit, a strong soil signature, and smooth tannins make this the perfect Barbera to cure your weeknight Italian craving.
Consider this collection your golden ticket of sorts, your invitation to a dinner party with a group of underground artisans, champions of outsider winemaking culture, and a snapshot of a south of France that may be less iconic, but no less authentic.
So what do you call a collection of delicious, well-made wines that offer serious bang for your buck? A surfeit of tastiness, a scad of enjoyment, an ambrosia of libations? I like a plethora of values.
While some of the world’s greatest and grandest reds hail from northern Italy, this territory—which actually consists of eight Italian regions—is perhaps even more noteworthy for its tremendous diversity of everyday rosso.
Many of our best values, all in one place for your browsing pleasure: bargain whites, rosés, reds, and even a couple of sparklers, made by real people and reefer-shipped so they arrive in your hands in nothing less than perfect condition.
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