Tasting with Elisa Scavino at Undici

Meet & Greet Tasting with Elisa Scavino

March 31st

Meet and Greet with Elisa Scavino

Paolo Scavino

Elisa Scavino

On March 31st, Undici will be hosting a complimentary Meet & Greet event and tasting with Paolo Scavino winemaker Elisa Scavino.


From 5 – 7pm Elisa Scavino will be discussing her wines and signing bottles which will be available for purchase. Special pricing will be available for wines being tasted at this event!


We will be tasting:

Scavino Rosso Vino da Tavola 2009

Scavino Langhe Nebbiolo 2007

Scavino Barolo 2006


Italian cheeses and salume will be served. This is a complimentary event; no reservations are required!


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Undici Taverna Rustica prides itself on maintaining the highest quality service.To ensure we meet those high standards, Undici reserves the right to pour or not pour samples to any individual at our discretion.

The History of Paolo Scavino

The Paolo Scavino winery was founded in 1921 by Enrico Scavino’s grandfather Paolo. Today Enrico runs the winery with the help of his daughters Enrica and Elisa. The winery is located in Castiglione Falletto, one of the eleven communes of the Barolo appellation, in the historical Langhe hills. The Scavino winery is rare in their possession of grand cru’s in six of the eleven villages of Barolo.

The Wines Being Tasted

Wines tasted at the event will be available by the bottle and case for special pricing during this event only!

Scavino Rossa Vino da Tavola 2009

Scavino Rosso Vino da Tavola 2009

Scavino Rosso Vino da Tavola 2009 – A straight-forward, easy drinking red wine produced to be enjoyed in its youth.  A blend of Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto and Merlot, this wine is a great one to have on hand for your go-to “house wine”.  A tremendous value.

Clean and fresh fruit. Clean and pure fruit from the grapes being in stainless only. Medium body and nice structure make this an easy to drink palate pleaser for everyday.

12 Bottle Case – $150

Bottle – $13

Scavino Langhe Nebbiolo 2007

Scavino Langhe Nebbiolo 2007

This 100% Nebbiolo wine is this wine is made from the same grapes that make the world-renowned Barolo wines.  This wine is a great introduction to Barolo – a tribute to the grape that made this land famous.

A fresh and fruity nebbiolo with berry, citrus and tobacco notes. A clean and simple wine with nice body and layered complex flavors.

12 Bottle Case – $240

Bottle – $21

Scavino Barolo 2006Scavino Barolo 2006
Scavino Barolo “Classic Label” 2006 – This bottling is a blend made with grapes from Scavino’s prized vineyards.  It represents the philosophy of the Scavino estate.  It is aged in small French Oak for one year, then large oak for one year followed by one year of aging in the bottle.  The result is a perfumed fruit with a touch of oak balanced by firm tannins and a rich mouth feel.  This wine drinks great now and will only get better with age. 

This classic Barolo is decadent and exotic with wild aromas of ripe berries and black truffles. Full-bodied with ultra fine tannins and an incredible finish.

12 Bottle Case  – $525

Bottle – $46

Undici will Proudly Offer 

a Tasting Flight of Paolo Scavino Cru Barolos

Starting after the kickoff event on March 31st, Undici will offer a tasting flight of Paolo Scavino Cru Barolos.


What is a Tasting Flight?

A Tasting Flight is a selection of wines, usually between three and eight glasses, presented for the purpose of sampling and comparison.

Available at the bar or dining room, the Flight of Cru Barolos is a perfect compliment to any meal at Undici. The Flight will be only $36 and will include a 2 ounce tasting of the following wines:
Scavino Langhe Nebbiolo 2007

This 100% Nebbiolo wine is this wine is made from the same grapes that make the world-renowned Barolo wines.  This wine is a great introduction to Barolo – a tribute to the grape that made this land famous.

Scavino Barolo Bricco Ambrogio 2005

The Bricco Ambrogio is from the township of Roddi, which is small and still undiscovered.  Enrico realized the great potential of this vineyard and made the decision to bottle it separately with outstanding results.  It is a Barolo of elegance that is approachable when young, but gains silky texture when it ages.

Scavino Barolo “Bric del Fiasc” 2005

The modern history of the Scavino family starts with this vineyard, within the Fiasco cru. Here the Nebbiolo grapes were always the best, so in 1978 young Enrico convinced his father Paolo to vinify these grapes separately. This is the family’s first, and still most loved cru.  It is rich and full bodied with mouth-filling tannins.

Scavino Barolo “Carobric” 2000

This Barolo is made by blending three important crus: Rocche di Castiglione, Fiasco in Castiglione Falletto and the mythical Cannubi. The result is one of the most fascinating and sensuous wines of the estate.  We are offering the 2000 vintage from the Scavino Library to show the beauty and grace of an aged Barolo.  This is a rare treat.

A Tasting with Giovanni Folonari at Undici

This Thursday, February 17th from 5:30 – 7:30pm, we invite you for a complimentary tasting of wines from Giovanni Folonari with the master himself, Giovanni Folonari.

Giovanni Folonari will be signing bottles and talking wine during this exclusive tasting at Undici. Special pricing on these wines will be available during the tasting.

Italian cheeses and salume will be served. No reservations necessary!

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Campo al Mare

Campo al Mare Rosso Bolgheri 2006

60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot.

Made with grapes from Campo al Mare Estate of our property located in the area of Bolgheri near the sea side.
A true Super Tuscan, the wine shows red fruit, and licorice on the nose with rich flavors and a velvet texture on the palate.

Bottle – $29
Case – $330 (12-Pack)

Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 2006Nozzole Chianti Classico RIserva

100% Sangiovese

Located in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, the family-run Nozzole estate dates back to the 1200s. The Nozzole Riserva uses only the finest Sangiovese grapes selected from Nozzole’s 200 acres of vineyards in the Chianti Classico zone between Florence and Siena. Villa Nozzole Chianti Classico is made from dedicated, select lots of Tenuta di Nozzole estate grapes

Ripe, crushed red cherry aromas and flavors with an earthy
note are balanced by pleasant acidity and round tannins.

Bottle -  $25
Case -  $286

Nozzole Le Bruniche Chardonnay 2009Nozzole Le Bruniche

100% Chardonnay

The Chardonnay vines for Le Bruniche are planted on one of the estate’s highest hillsides at 900 feet above sea level.  The site’s excellent exposure as well as the limestone and marl soil help maintain optimum thermal ground temperature.

Hay yellow with verdant hues, citrus and exotic fruit on the nose, with notes of apple and banana on then palate.  The use of stainless steel vats during vinification (no oak) allows the Chardonnay to shine through.

Bottle – $12
Case – $135

Santa Martina Rosso Toscana Santa Martina

Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah

Grapes are cultivated in the Chianti and Maremma regionsaccording to the soil type that best suits the respective variety.  Chianti Classico provides soils with higher clay content well-suited to the Sangiovese grapes, while Maremma’s unique climate and sandy soils are optimal for the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah grapes.
Intense ruby red color with hints of violet. Aromas of wild berries with a thick, full-bodied taste, a spicy finish and ripe, rounded tannins.

Bottle – $11
Case – $125

TorCalvano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

90% Sangiovese, 10% other varieties depending on the vintage TorCalvano

High vine density and October harvests ensure mature grapes with balanced sugar and acidity. Contact with skins and extended temperature-controlled maceration give the Sangiovese a rich color. The wine is aged in small new oak barrels for 20 months and spends at least 6 months in bottle before release.

Intense ruby red in color with hints of granite, violet and cherry on the nose, balanced in the mouth with a sustained finish.

Bottle - $23
Case – $255

Tickets to Dine With Joe Bastianich at NJ Italian Restaurant Sells Out

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Joe Bastianich (R) talks wine while guests sample.

An intimate evening with Joe Bastianich is hard to come by, so when tickets became available to dine with the famous restaurateur and winemaker at Undici in Rumson, they didn’t last long.   On November 16th, fans of Bastianich spent an evening with Joe at the well-known NJ Italian restaurant, sampled his wines and ate an exquisite meal prepared by Undici Chef Giovanni Atzori.

NJ Italian Restaurant Welcomes Joe Bastianich

Bastianich is a restaurateur, winemaker, author, and television personality.  To the mainstream, he is known as one of the three judges on MasterChef with Gordon Ramsay.  To the rest of the world, he’s known for his dozens of restaurants across the country, an Italian wine shop just outside of New York City, and three wine estates in Italy.

Guests of the event also received signed copies of Bastianich’s latest book, Grandi Vini.

joe bastianich wine

Joe Bastianich signed copies of his latest book for guests.

Undici is known for their expansive wine selection and hosts regular wine tastings and events with noted wine connoisseurs.  The NJ Italian restaurant’s wine menu is 100% all Italian and hand selected by owner Victor Rallo.  During the course of the year, Rallo makes several trips to Italy to sample wines and bring back the finest selections.

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