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The Leading Authority on Italian Wine, with over 20 years of experience in the industry, Sergio Esposito has established a network of Italian cognoscenti in every region, who aid him as he unravels many of the complex issues regarding Italian wine. Rare Vintages and Special Orders — from Italy and Around the World — from Sassicaia and Quintarelli to the rare whites of Fiorano, IWM has amassed one of the greatest collections of vintage Italian wine in the world. We pride ourselves in being able to obtain rare, hard to find bottles through IWM’s relationships with a wide range of wine producers and wine from distributors around the world. We also offer selections from France, Spain, Germany and the U.S. among others. Each Wine of Provenance that arrives at Italian Wine Merchants is tasted by Sergio himself, and then meticulously stored on-site in the temperature-controlled cellar, ensuring the quality and integrity of every bottle.
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Per Linda Cerasuolo 2015 750ml
Per Linda Cerasuolo 2015 750ml
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Offering a vibrant cherry hue, this wine bursts with succulent vine-ripened blackberries, crisp orchard fruits, dew-laden roses and crushed saline minerals; it’s a treat for the senses! A gentle but persistent acidity complements the fruit-forward flavors of this ’15 Cerasuolo, and cheek-piquing minerals linger on the finish, making this charming wine very food-friendly. Grapes ferment in temperature-controlled steel for about two weeks, and the wine ages in stainless steel for six months before bottling. Cerasuolo, the Abbruzzese word for "rosé," shows us how delicious and practical a blush wine made from the Montepulciano grape can be; pair it with classic fish dishes of the Adriatic, as well as pizza and tomato-based pastas. more info
Per Linda Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2018 750ml
Per Linda Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2018 750ml
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Intense and vibrant, this ’18 Montepulciano d’Abruzzo bursts with brambly blue and juicy red fruits, crushed river rocks, pressed violets, new leather, and kisses of spice. Nicely tannic and vividly acidic, this wine over-delivers at its price point, and it’s a terrific complement to a range of foods--from meaty tomato-based pastas, to burgers off the grill to hard cheeses and cured meats. Deriving from a southeast-facing clay vineyard that sits about 650 feet above sea level, the grapes for this wine ferment in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks for about two weeks, after which the wine ages in stainless steel for a year before bottling, where it rests for six months before release. more info
Scott Conant Ayla Pinot Grigio 2017 750ml
Scott Conant Ayla Pinot Grigio 2017 750ml
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Honeyed citrus, crisp orchard fruits, white wildflowers, and lush tropical fruits waft from the glass of this delicate ’17 Pinot Grigio. Medium-bodied and zesty, this refreshing white layers its delicious fruits with elegant minerality, building to a clean finish. Perfect for aperitivi, this Pinot Grigio is also ideal for luncheon salads, roasted chicken and seafood. Deriving from ten acres of gravelly, sandstone-rich vineyards, whole clusters of Pinot Grigio grapes ferment in temperature-controlled steel, and the wine ages on the lees for four months in steel before bottling and resting for three additional months. more info
Hilberg Pasquero '29.5 Per Alessandra' Barbera d'Alba 2016 750ml
Hilberg Pasquero '29.5 Per Alessandra' Barbera d'Alba 2016 750ml
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Named for the length of the lunar cycle, this ’16 Barbera d’Alba is delicious, layering its crisp red and brambly blue fruits with warm tobacco, new leather, violet petals, warm loam, licorice and spices. There’s plenty of Barbera’s trademark acidity, but it’s complemented by lush dry extract, a sweet inner perfume, and a complex, persistent finish--this wine is terrific! Grapes derive from the estate’s southwestern-facing sandy, clayey Barbera vineyard; after fermenting for five days in temperature-controlled stainless steel with natural yeasts, the wine ages for a year in stainless and two months in bottle prior to release. more info
Schiena Vini Salento Enneoro Negroamaro 2017 750ml
Schiena Vini Salento Enneoro Negroamaro 2017 750ml
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An alluring ruby in the glass, this wine bursts with juicy red and brambly blue fruits, warm pipe tobacco, potpourri, grilled herbs, and touches of pepper and ash. This is a beautiful, velvety big red that grips the palate with chewy tannins as elegant acidity propels the wine’s mineral-inflected finish. This mono-varietal Negroamaro is grown with sustainable practices and harvested by hand; grapes ferment for 8 to 10 days in temperature-controlled stainless steel, and the wine ages for five months in steel before bottling. more info
De Conciliis Greco di Tufo 'Oro' 2017 750ml
De Conciliis Greco di Tufo 'Oro' 2017 750ml
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From the high altitudes of Campania’s Cilento zones comes this riveting Greco di Tufo, a grape that loves the high life and the volcanic soils of the region. This delicious, food-friendly ’17 Greco di Tufo has a fruity and herbaceous perfume that invites comparison to Viognier, and the wine layers its bright citrus, ripe peaches and pears with pine nuts, cypress, and almond. A sweet inner perfume finds its complement in penetrating minerality and mouth-watering acidity, making it the perfect accompaniment for a summer seafood salad or pizza margherita. Deriving from volcanic, chalky soils, Greco grapes ferment in temperature-controlled stainless steel, and the wine ages for seven months in steel before resting in bottle for three months prior to release. more info
Fantinel One & Only Prosecco Brut Millesimato 2018 750ml
Fantinel One & Only Prosecco Brut Millesimato 2018 750ml
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Fresh and very pretty, the ’18 One & Only Prosecco explodes with tart green apples, juicy pears, and succulent peaches, underlain by crushed herbs, white wildflower petals, grapefruit zest and a touch of minerals. The perlage is fine and persistent, filling the palate with a satisfying, elegant feel as the wine glides to a clean, graceful finish. The grapes for this cru Prosecco are hand-harvested; after the first fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel, this wine enjoys a 120-day second fermentation with natural yeasts in the Charmat method before bottling. more info
Schiena Vini Tre Compari Primitivo 2017 750ml
Schiena Vini Tre Compari Primitivo 2017 750ml
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Intense red, blue, and black fruits dance against a backdrop of warm earth, violet petals, baking spices, licorice and Mediterranean scrub in this very appealing, plush wine. Fine-grained tannins and a sweet inner perfume find their complements in bright acidity and savory underpinnings in this highly enjoyable, anytime red. This mono-varietal Primitivo is grown with sustainable practices and harvested by hand; grapes ferment for about ten days in temperature-controlled stainless steel, and the wine ages for five months in steel, followed by one month in bottle. more info
Tenuta di Trecciano Chianti Colli Senesi 2018 750ml
Tenuta di Trecciano Chianti Colli Senesi 2018 750ml
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Light, tangy and refreshing, this ’18 Chianti leaps from the glass in a profusion of youthful red and blue fruits, warm earth, violet petals, baking spices, and white pepper. Dusty tannins, electric acidity, and a subtle thrum of earth make this Chianti a food-friendly delight. This mono-varietal Sangiovese derives from compact red soils that are high in minerals; grapes ferment for 30 days in temperature-controlled stainless steel, and the wine ages for seven months in botti, followed by four months in bottle prior to release. more info
Ca' dei Mandorli Verdecielo Gavi 2017 750ml
Ca' dei Mandorli Verdecielo Gavi 2017 750ml
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Exotic citrus fruits, buttered toast, crushed white wildflowers, and kisses of spice and minerals dance in this fresh, elegant ’17 Verdecielo Gavi. A sweet inner perfume is complemented by a scrumptious strain of acidity, making this wine an ideal complement for fish, seafood, salads or aperitivi. Deriving from a southwest-facing vineyard in a natural amphitheater the heart of the Gavi DOCG, the Cortese grapes are cryo-macerated, a process where the juice sits on the skins at an extremely low temperature prior to fermentation, which lasts 24 hours in stainless steel to enhance the fruit and other flavors. Fermentation lasts three weeks before the wine is aged for four months in steel and then in bottle for an additional four to six months. About 500 cases are produced each vintage. more info