The Italian Job Wine Gift Basket
The Italian Job.. and no we’re not talking about the movie! Italian wines are becoming quite popular as more importers are choosing to bring them overseas. In this gift basket, we offer you two wines from Cantina Offida: one red and one white. Your white wines may include Marche Classico, Offida Pecorino, or Verdicchio Classico. Your red wines may include Piceno, Piceno Superiore, or Il Podesta Piceno Superiore. Your wines will be hand-selected by one of our connoisseurs. Along side them in a stunning wood serving tray comes crackers, cheese spread, truffles, smoked salmon, nuts, and cookies. This delightful gift basket is great for visiting family, weddings, Easter, Mother’s Day, and even job promotions.
Whites: Marche Classico Italian Wine [Indcazione Geografica Protetta] is made from 100% Passerina grapes and has delicate floral and spice notes paired with a fresh citrus aroma. It goes wonderfully with seafood or a creamy risotto. Offida Pecorino Italian Wine [Denominazione Di Origine Controllata E Garantita] contians hints of fruit with powerful Acacia and Broom flower notes while being pressed from 100% Pecorino grapes. Being both aromatic and full bodied, it has a great acidity and complexity. Composed of all Verdicchio grapes, Verdicchio Glassico [Denominazione Di Origne Protetta] Wine has strong floral notes woven with exotic fruits. It should be enjoyed with grilled seafood or your favorite aged cheese.
Reds: Piceno [Denominazione Di Origine Protetta] is also an Italian wine made up with a young blend of Montepulciano & Sangiovese grapes.This blend gives the wine a a ruby red color with soft violet ribbons. The wine itself is full-bodied and aromatic with fruit tones. Similar to this blend is the Piceno Superiore. It is made up of the same blend of Montepulciano & Sangiovese grapes, but this time is is barrel-aged. When completed, the wine is comples and smooth from the Montepulciano vines. It is beautifully balanced with spice and fruit tones. Last, but not least, we have Il Podesta Piceno Superiore is also made of the same blend of grapes and barrel aged, but this time for three years! This vintage blend captures an exciting and rich flavor of fruit and spice.