Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2017

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $200 in NY 103 I TALY Th E iT a L ia N bORDE aux T enuta San Leonardo has a storied past that goes back over 250 years. However, it wasn't until the early '80s that the Marquis Carlo Guerrieri Gonzaga decided to create a wine styled after the wines of the Haut Médoc in Bordeaux, replacing indigenous varietals with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Often misunderstood in its youth, the result of its cool-climate origins, San Leonardo is a wine that matures beautifully for decades. It's not the Bordeaux blend that you'll find in today's Bordeaux, California, or Tuscany—instead it's closer to what it may have been 100 years ago. In the end, it's an experience that no wine lover should be without. ✦ Tenuta s an Leonardo g uerrieri g onzaga 2010 ML 95 » $64 "...Seamless and polished wine that shows the best of this estate and this vintage...profound and lasting ...This edition of San Leonardo is gorgeous with a capital G." (1555488) a sT u DY i N Div ER si TY W hen Elisabetta Foradori first took the reins of her family's business in 1985, the region was focused more on quantity than quality. However, Elisabetta was determined to change that. Her work in the vineyards has paid off, and we are now being treated to single-vineyard expressions from her best vines. What's more, these wines are aged completely in terra cotta amphorae, creating some of the purest expressions that we have ever experienced. ✦ f oradori Morei Teroldego 2014 W s 91 » $44 "...zesty on the palate...raspberry and white peach fruit with ground white peppercorn and orange zest accents..." (1555487) f oradori Nosiola f ontanasanta 2015 $48 "... a remarkably pretty and floral expression… wonderfully long, spicy and floral throughout the finish." E. Guido (1555177) T RENT i NO 's aW ak EN i N g i t's easy to forget that i taly boasts of diverse wine growing regions with experienced, passionate producers and more indigenous varietals than any other country. Today, the region of Trentino is showing us just how far these producers have come.

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