A.R. Pellegrini and Associates, Inc., a successful importer and food brokerage for the past fifty years now exclusively offers the outstanding Italian wines of the Cantina di Montefiascone, Podere Brizio and Roberto Bellini to distributors throughout the United States. Under the direction of Michael Pellegrini, President for the past twenty-six years they remain committed to delivering to the American consumer the distinctive wines, offering exceptional value, that Italians have historically kept to themselves.

The Cantina di Montefiascone, a cooperative of one thousand grape farmers in Lazio, Italy, is celebrating their fiftieth anniversary this year. Their modern winery and bottling facility consistently produces a sufficient yield to satisfy a growing international market."

Secco (Dry)

Grapes: Trebbiano Toscano "Procanico" 65%,
Rossetto 15%, Malvasia Bianca Toscana 20%
Color: Straw yellow, with Golden Reflections
Clearness: Sparkling "Crystalline"
Scent: Fine persistent Malvasia characteristic with Golden Apple
Taste: Dry, Crisp and Clean with a Light
Spiced Persistence. Pinot Grigio lovers
will be pleased to step up to this high
quality alternative
Alcoholic Content: 11.5% by Vol.
Gastronomic Accompaniment: Hors D'oeuvres, salads, seafood and poultry dishes
Packaging: 12/750 ml bottles


Amabile (Semi-sweet)

Grapes: Trebbiano Toscano "Procanico 65%,
Rossetto 15%, Malvasia Bianca
Bianca 20%
Color: Straw yellow with golden reflections
Clearness: sparkling "Crystalline"
Scent: Spiced bouquet with the aroma of
ripe pears
Taste: Semi-sweet, pleasingly soft and smooth
Reisling or White Zinfandel drinkers will be
impressed with Amabile.
Alcoholic Content: 11.5% by Vol.
Gastronomic Accompaniment: Pairs beautifully with cheeses, fruit, spicy
cuisines or pastries and desserts.
Packaging: 12/750 ml Bottles



Grapes: Montepulciano Sangiovese
Color: Ruby Red
Clearness: Bright and Clean
Scent: Persistent Characteristic Marasca Cherry
Taste: Harmonious, Warm and Lightly Tannic
Chianti, Merlot or Pinot Noir fans will
Choose Rufus as a new favorite.
Alcoholic Content: 12% by Vol.
Gastronomic Accompaniment: Cold-cut appetizers, pasta courses, pizza, red meats
Packaging: 6/750 ml Bottles


Brunello di Montalcino is a rare, exquisite red wine from the little village of Montalcino in southern Tuscany. Long regarded as the finest expression of Italian oenology, Brunello is among the most costly and prized of all Italian wines. The Podere Brizio estate spans more than 74 acres on the rolling hills of Montalcino and boasts a state of the art winery fully equipped for vinification, estate bottling and aging in French oak.
Under the guidance of highly talented and experienced owners Roberto Bellini and Patrizia Mazzi, extraordinary examples of Super Tuscans are also created.


Brunello di Montalcino

Grape Variety : Sangiovese "Brunello"
Production area : Montalcino (Siena, Tuscany)
Soil type : Calcareous sandy topsoli, Yellowish colour
Trellising system : Cordone speronato (spurred cordon)
Vine densit : 2800/5000 vines/hectares (2,47 acres)
Yield per hectare (2,47 acres) : 4500 kgs
Production Technique :
Maceration with skin contact for 10-12 days.
In steel vats at controlled temperature.
Aging for 2 years in French oak barriques
And large oak barrels, then in bottles for additional 16 months
Description :
Intense ruby red, complex velvet bouquet
Full combination of power and softness
Food pairing :
Glorious accompaniment to red meat, cheese, game
Alcohol content : 14% by vol.


Wine Spectator Rated 89 points.
"Attractive plum, prune and vanilla aromas. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a chocolate, berry and cherry aftertaste. Best after 2005"



"Leonensis" Sant'Antimo
DOC - Super Tuscan

Grape Variety : Sangiovese 50%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc 20%
Production area : Montalcino (Siena, Tuscany)
Soil type : Limestone with gravel and pebbles, Clay calcareous
Trellising system : Cordone speronato (spurred cordon)
Vine density : 4300 vines/hectares (2,47 acres)
Yield per hectare (2,47 acres) : 6000 kgs
Production Technique :
Maceration for 10-18 days. Fermentation in stell vats at controlled temperature. And then in fresh oak barrel. Aged for 12 months in Allier oak barriques and 6 months in bottles
Description :
Very Intense ruby red, complex bouquet
powerfull body, great finishing. Super Tuscan
Food pairing : Perfect with meat dishes, beans soups and cheese.
Alcohol content : 14% by vol.

Currently Seeking Distributors

For more information, please contact:

Michael Pellegrini
Tel:(603) 627-1600

A.R. Pellegrini & Associates, Inc.
500 Commercial Street, Suite 504
Manchester, NH 03101