Hunt for Red October Mixed Case
  • Mixed Cases
  • Corvina, Malbec, Primitivo, Rondinella, Sangiovese
  • Dry
  • 750ml

Hunt for Red October Mixed Case

Mendoza, Argentina
Piedmont, Italy
Puglia, Italy
Tuscany, Italy
Regular price $285.40per case
12 bottles per case
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Only 4 items in stock!

This Mixed Case includes 12 bottles of our favourite reds for October. Each case includes three bottles of the following wines:

Bodega Marco Zunino Estancia Mendoza Argentina 2018. While at first a bit shy, this Malbec opens up with red fruits, black raspberry and tones of fresh leather.

Cortonesi Lèonus IGT Toscana 2019. Lèonus is a humble but mighty Toscana IGT made from grapes that are in fact declassified Brunello grapes, from vineyards in Montalcino. It is one of the best value wines from the area. 

Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC 2014. This Ripasso shows a pure red-berry and black-cherry bouquet with notes of grilled herbs, iris, violet and almond.

Cantine Paradiso Sant'Andrea Primitivo 2019. This wine is made from Primitivo, a native grape to Puglia. It has an intense purple colour in the glass. On the nose, it delivers pronounced notes of ripe dark fruit, hints of spices and some floral notes.

*Please note, this case will take 7-10 business days to repack and process*

About the Winery

Bodega Marco Zunino

The dream of 4 French partners in Argentina's Mendoza region can be found 200 kilometers from the district capital, in the South of the region, in the town of San Rafael. It's an oasis surrounded by large canyons and crossed by two rivers, Diamante and Atuel, vital for agriculture and tourism in the region.

The arid climate, rugged landscape coupled with the plane trees located along the country roads and weeping willows bordering its rivers that makes the area reminiscent of the midi region in the South of France.

The thirty-hectare vineyard boasts an exceptional site and an idyllic regional climate for wine producing. The low rainfall, vineyard altitude (670m) and high temperature variations are key to the diversity and quality of San Rafael’s terroir and offers the ideal setting for a truly exceptional quality of grape.

Cortonesi

The “La Mannella” farm, owned by the Cortonesi family, covers a surface of 56 hectares (138 acres), eight (19 acres) of which are especially devoted to the production of “Brunello di Montalcino”. Its wine-making activity started at the beginning of the seventies, and its vineyards are placed in one of the most valuable areas of the region, both north and south-east from Montalcino.

The Cortonesi family has been making wine since the 1970’s however at the time the wine was simply for family, friends and neighbours enjoyment. In 1985 they began to offer their wines commercially. It is strictly a family business, and works according to tradition, while also employing modern technologies that help to the enhance the quality of the wines made. Tommaso, in his early 30s, is the third-generation winemaker at the winery that was started by his grandfather. The favorable location of its vineyards, and the rocky soil where they are planted, all contribute to the making of a deep and elegant Brunello. Tomasso says “I’m a lucky man who has been given the opportunity to realize my dream and continue my family’s efforts making wine in the land where I was born.”