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40% Off - Remarkable One-Time Opportunity on an Italian Red 2-Pack - 02/15/2018 - Italy

Thanks to a terrific deal from our distributor, we’re now offering as a package deal two of our best selling Italian reds at 40% off their normal retail price. La Massa and Tormaresca Neprica at their normal retail of $30 are a bargain to begin with. At half that? It's one of our best opportunities in value Italian reds in a long, long time. Both hail from the excellent 2014 vintage and are classic examples of their style. La Massa, a Sangiovese-driven blend, is all high points from the first sip to the last with loads of bright expressive fruit. Its lovely perfume is worth the price of admittance alone. The Tormaresca Neprica, for its part, has everything we look for in a Puglian red. Showcasing red fruit it’s profile also reveals touches of porcini mushroom, leather, and rustic, earthy tones. Both wines are beautifully balanced and are a delight to enjoy on their own, but really shine when pair with a meal. These wines are very attractively priced even before this special deal, which makes this a truly a unique opportunity. If you were looking to load up on your house reds, we strongly recommend you go long on this value-priced pair.

Taste of Italy 2-Pack - 2014 La Massa Toscana & 2014 Tormaresca Neprica (Previously $30) ($14.99)

Two for the price of one! We've taken two of our perennial favorites in Italian reds and combined them into one remarkable value. La Massa is our best-selling Super Tuscan from each of the past five years, where the Neprica almost matches that mark with our clients coming back vintage after vintage. If you went to buy these elsewhere it'll set you back $30 or more, but we've curated a unique opportunity to secure both at half that price. By the pair or by the case, there are few opportunities to secure wines of this caliber for such a price.

Staff ImageMike Parres | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: January 03, 2018

La Massa, Concentrated Sangiovese fruit with layers of subtle earth and mineral scents in a soft and forward body. Wonderful to drink now! Two Thumbs up !Tormaresca,I just opened this for our staff tasting recently and this little "Puglia blend" stopped the show, with lots of oohs and ahhs from my coworkers. This wine has lots of bang for the buck. This wine is a blend of 40% Negroamaro, 30% Primitivo & 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, medium-bodied with dark fruit, good acidity and a really long finish. Two THUMBS up !!! GuidoReally a GREAT pair to keep you warm on those cold winter nights!!!

Staff ImageRachel Vogel | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: January 02, 2018

When we got the La Massa in earlier this year you could pick up a bottle for just under $20, and it was a steal then! Now you can get that great, Cabernet dominant Toscana paired with a great Puglia wine for under $15! The La Massa, which is full bodied with bold acidity rivaling the bold wood structure from time in new french oak, has notes of fresh raspberries and cherry skins are chased by freshly grated baking spice and purple flowers- a great Toscana to try if you love those bold California cabernets. The Neprica, a Southern Italy Red blend, is a medium bodied wine with lush fruit and bold character. It is easy, open and inviting. It is a blend of Negroamaro for classic, rustic flavors, Primitivo (Zinfandel) for rich, ripe fruits and Cabernet Sauvignon for a touch of structure and acidity. Both are flavorful and ready to enjoy any day of the week!

Staff ImageGreg St. Clair | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: January 02, 2018

What a steal two for the price of one, here are my reviews for both wines2014 La Massa: You can really tell the breeding in this wine, the aromatics and flavors are so well defined and focused. The wine is a base of Sangiovese about 60% then Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Alicante make of the rest. The nose says Tuscany, wisps of leather, hints of violet the a bit of wild cherry show off the Sangiovese then the plumy richness of the Cab and Merlot squeeze in. On the palate the wine shows its richly textured body, supple mouth-feel and great drinkability while still showing that central focus one expects in Tuscan wine. On the palate the complex blend of fruit and earth come together with porcini, leather and wild cherry dominating accented with lilac, rosemary and a bit of that Tuscan dust. Agile and focused this wine is ready to drink but will easily age another 5 years, try it with your favorite pasta or like me it will be a Pork Tenderloin and roasted potatoes!2014 Tormaresca Neprica: It is hard to believe that a wine at this price point can carry the quality level it does, but the Antinori family has centuries of experience to back them. This wine is a blend of NE (Negroamaro) PRI (Primitivo) and CA (Cabernet), hence the Neprica name. Negroamaro is Puglia's most important grape and provides the size and frame and structure of the wine, the Primitivo gives it a rich dose of fruit and the Cabernet adds backbone and complexity, all told for the price this wine ca