CALANDRA FAMILY WINES

The Calandra Family has always been passionate about our Italian heritage. An integral part of that heritage is the importance of family and the celebration of excellent food and superb wines. Our valued customers have become a part of our extended family over the past fifty years. It is with you in mind that we have created a collection of wines at affordable prices. We are pleased and proud to present the Calandra Family Wine Collection. From our table to yours, salute!

Calandra family wines may be purchased from Calandra’s Italian Village as well as each of our restaurant locations to take home and enjoy. 

NERO D’AVOLA IGT

LOCATION
Central and West parts of Sicily.

CHARACTERISTICS
Brilliant and very deep ruby red color. This wine has a distinctive and long lasting bouquet with notes of spices, blackberry, and mulberry fruits. Vinous, dry, and full-bodied on the palate, with a pleasant rich flavor. 

FOOD PAIRINGS
Ideal with roasted and grilled red meats, Sicilian swordfish, veal marsala, pork chop, and sheep cheese.

PINOT NOIR

LOCATION
Sunny vineyards in the area of Sicily.

CHARACTERISTICS
Brilliant deep ruby red. The bouquet is pleasant, and rich in spices and berry notes. On the palate, it shows a soft character, with good integration of acidity, fruit, and tannins. The finish is long and clean, as well as fruity and smooth.

FOOD PAIRINGS
Best with simple and rich food such as grilled salmon and swordfish, roast beef, and braised duck, lamb, or pheasant. Excellent with seasons cheese.

DORINA MONFERRATO ROSSO DOC

LOCATION
Owned vineyards located on the beautiful Colli Tortonesi hills around the town of Tortona, in southeast Piedmont.

CHARACTERISTICS
Brilliant Deep very intense ruby red when young, Gamel red when aged. Bouquet is fresh, fruity, and vibrant, rich of red berry and blackberry ripe fruit, with a slight hint of toasted coffee beans. The taste is rich, velvety, and powerful with ripe flavors. Dry, full-bodied, with the right acidity and round tannins. It explodes in a very long harmonious finish.

FOOD PAIRINGS
Excellent with seasoned cheese, roasted and braised red meat, especially lamb and duck, pork ribs, burgers, and steaks.

SANTA TERESA BIANCO

LOCATION
Piedmont in the beautiful Tortona and Gavi hills.

CHARACTERISTICS
A brilliant wine, with a pale yellow color with light green reflections. The nose is delicate and rich with a very elegant bouquet reminiscent of meadow flowers and fresh fruits (apple, peach).

FOOD PAIRINGS
Excellent with light appetizers, salads, white meat, shellfish, and fish.

GRILLO CHARDONNAY

LOCATION
Area of Trapani, in Sicily

CHARACTERISTICS
Straw yellow color with a light greenish hue. Scent of apricot and honey on the nose; a surprising dry fresh pleasant taste with an excellent balance of crisp character, acidity and mineral notes. The finish is appealing and clean with light fruity notes.

FOOD PAIRINGS
Ideal with light appetizers, seafood pasta, egg dishes and fish courses.

CHIANTI

LOCATION
Provinces of Siena, Florence, Pisa, Pistoia, Arezzo.

CHARACTERISTICS
Ruby red color, intensely vinous bouquet with a fragrance of violet. Harmonious, dry, velvety, slightly tannic with a clean pleasant finish.

FOOD PAIRINGS
This wine is suitable for the entire meal. Excellent with salted pork, cheese, pasta dishes, white and red meats.

BARBERA PIEMONTE DOC

LOCATION
Piemonte DOC area in the regions of Asti, Alessandria and Cuneo.

CHARACTERISTICS
The color is brilliant and deep ruby red when young, and garnet red when aged. Bouquet is vinous, intense, and pleasant, full of fruity aromas. The taste is fresh, very harmonious, and pleasant, but elegant on the palate, with a good body.

FOOD PAIRINGS
It is excellent with Italian antipasti, soups, pasta e fagioli, and chicken, and goes well with burgers and pork.

ROSINA MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO D.O.C

“Wine made from organically grown grapes”

LOCATION
Organically grown vineyards located in the area of Chieti.

CHARACTERISTICS
Organically grown vineyards are located in the area of Chieti.

FOOD PAIRINGS
Brilliant ruby red with violet reflections. The bouquet is pleasant, well intense, and rich in fruity notes. On the palate, it shows a round richness and softness, well balanced with the French oak barrels aging. The finish is long and fruity, with a clean aftertaste.

PINOT GRIGIO

LOCATION
Hilly zones of Umbria in Central Italy.

CHARACTERISTICS
Brilliant straw yellow color. Intense, ample, and persistent bouquet of fresh fruit and flowers. The taste is delicate and elegant, with a crisp, dry nerve well balanced by aromas of ripe fruits like golden apple and tropical fruits.

FOOD PAIRINGS
It is excellent with light appetizers, Caesar salad, soups, fish, and seafood, it also goes well with pasta and delicate white meat dishes.

GENCARELLI ROSSO

LOCATION
Area of Trapani, in Sicily

CHARACTERISTICS
Brilliant ruby red color. This wine has a fresh and fruity bouquet, with hints of red berries and violet. The palate is dry, round and well balanced, with a medium body and pleasant rich finish. 

FOOD PAIRINGS
Idea with pasta dishes, chicken parmigiana, roasted & grilled meats, burgers and ribs. 

CALANDRA IL DOLCE MOSCATO

CHARACTERISTICS
Straw yellow in color and golden reflections.
Intense aromas of honey with hints of pear and apricot. Refreshing and lively taste with notes of apricot on the finish.

FOOD PAIRINGS
It is excellent with light appetizers, Caesar salad, soups, fish, and seafood, it also goes well with pasta and delicate white meat dishes.