The Carlton Restaurant

Italian Wines Red Tuscany

ANTINORI GUADO AL TASSO BOLGHERI BORDEAUX RED BLEND’13 – A bit reticent, with black cherry, black currant and herb flavors married to a supple texture and fine-grained tannins. The long finish shows promise, but this will need a few years to flesh out. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.”……199.99

ARCANUM “VALADORNA”’09  –  Brimming with sweet cherry, raspberry, mushroom, anise and spice flavors, this is balanced and fresh, with a long, energetic aftertaste of dried fruit, spice and tea. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.”………149.99

BARICHELLO TORRAIA’12……..99.99

BRANCATELLI GUISEPE SYRAH’09 ……..119.99

BRANCATELLI VALLE DEL SOGNO CABERNET FRANC/CABERNET SAUVIGNON’11 ……..139.99

BRANCATELLI VALLE DELLE STELLE CABERNET BLEND’12….45.99

BUONAMICO TOSCANA CARCATOJA SUPER TUSCAN ROSSO’15…………….59.99

CA’DEL MONTE VERONA AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO’10……………99.99

CA MARCANDA MAREMMA GAJA PROMIS” RED BLEND’13  –  “This wine is a blend of Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese grapes. It’s a beautiful expression of fleshy ripe blackberries, fig, cassis, violets and sundried tomato. A mouth-coating texture and a lively acidity make for a delicious interplay of textures and flavors across the palate. This is one of Italy’s best producers. This winery is famed vintner Angelo Gaja’s project in Tuscany’s coastal region of Maremma.”……..119.99

CASADEI “FILARE 41″’04…83.99

CASANOVA Di NERI BRUNELLO MONTALCINO’12 – Effusive aromas and flavors of raspberry, cherry, floral, mineral and tobacco are at the center of this linear, vibrant red. Well-structured, this offers terrific length on the sinewy finish.”……129.99

CASTELLO di POPPIANO IL CORTILE CHIANTI FIORENTINI’14  –  “Made of 85% Sangiovese and small amounts of Ciliegiolo and Canaiolo, this opens with subtle Morello cherry and underbrush aromas. The palate delivers black plum and tobacco flavors, bolstered by dusty tannins.”……..39.99

CASTELLO di POPPIANO SANGIOVESE TOSCO FORTE’14  –  This starts out with a core of cherry fruit on a round frame, accented by leather, earth and rose hip tea notes, and ends with density and dusty tannins.”……..54.99

MARCHESE ANTINORI CHIANTI CLASSICO “TIGNANELLO” SANGIOVESE’14 – This is spry and taut, with cherry, strawberry, wild herb, spice and tobacco notes. Stays fresh and focused, firming up on the dense, long finish. Very Tuscan.”……85.99

QUERCIABELLA MAREMMA TUSCANY “MONGRANA”’13 – The harmony and texture of this red sets the pace for cherry, strawberry, anise and spice flavors. Gains purity in the glass, offering a refined structure and lingering aftertaste. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. 250 cases imported.”……49.99

REMO FARINA VENETO “AMARONE CLASSICO” RED BLEND’14 – Elegant, full-bodied and aromatic, showing ripe cherry & dark plum with vanilla, baking spice and fruitcake. Balanced and smooth with polished tannins and beautiful finish.”…89.99

VILLA PUCCINI SANGIOVESE BLEND’14 – Plenty of dried fruit and chocolate aromas and flavor. Medium body, lovely ripe tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Really pretty to drink now. Sangiovese with 10% merlot.”……………32.99