Arrowhead Wine Enthusiasts

September 17, 2022

All wine purchased at Total Wine, Rancho Cucamonga.

Saladini Pilastri Falerio DOC, 2021

Le Marche, Falerio, Italy - "Fragrant with white melon, peach and hay. Pear and candied citrus on the palate." The Saladini Pilastri winery supports this piece of oenological history of region Marche presenting a highly flavored and medium bodied wine that is ideal with fish. Grape(s): Chardonnay, Passerina , Pecorino, Trebbianoand a little Fiano. Classification: Falerio D.O.C. Food affinities: Fish, Vegetables, olives, ham

Donnachiara Falanghina Resilienza IGT, 2019

Campania, Taburno, Italy - "Yellow nectarine, melon, apricot stone and a touch of honey on the nose. It's full-bodied and creamy with fantastic fruit intensity and a long finish. Energetic." Grape(s): Falanghina. Classification: Beneventano Falanghina I.G.T. Food affinities: Pasta with light sauces, seafood and fresh cheese

Tenuta di Renieri Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG, 2018

Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy - "Dark cherries and berries with some flowers and hints of bark and mushrooms. Medium body, round tannins and a savory finish. Nice touch of bitterness at the end." Grape(s): Sangiovese. Classification: Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. Food affinities: Medium mature cheese, pan-fried lamb chops, bean soup with bacon.

Tommasi Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG, 2017

Veneto, Italy - "This is silky & saline in character, with depths of dark red fruits & spices all energized by saline-infused acidity...inner rose tones toward the close. It's structured & staining with a bitter twang of dark fruits & savory herbs." Grape(s): Corvina 50%, Corvinone 30%, Rondinella 15%, Oseleta 5%. Classification: Valpolicella Classica D.O.C.G. Food Affinties: Beef, Lamb, Game, Blue Cheeses

Pio Cesare Barolo DOCG, 2014

Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo, Serralunga d’Alba (Ornato, La Serra and Briccolina), Italy- "This is light-weight despite burly tannins that shore up earth, tar, cherry and underbrush flavors. Builds in both power and breadth, ending with a dense matrix of tannins." Grape(s): Nebbiolo. Classification: Barolo D.O.C.G. Food Affinities: Beef, Pasta, Lamb, Game

Bellini Vin Santo 2012

Tuscany, Chianti, Italy- A most appealing example of Italy's most famous dessert wine, displaying molasses and toffee aromas, honey and earthy flavors and a not too sweet, nutty finish. The complex flavors are a real winner for that after dinner touch or to accompany dessert. Grape(s): Sangiovese. Classification:  Vin Santo del Chianti DOC. Food Affinities: Desserts, Biscotti