ITALY

Italy is a wonderful patchwork quilt of a country with incredible regionality and local traditions. Nowhere more is this apparent than in the rich profusion of indigenous grape varieties that grace the slopes and plains of many of Italy's wine producing regions. Wine production in the country dates back over a thousand years but it wasn't until relatively recently that a wave of young producers started to turn their attention to producing eye catching fine wines. Some did this by introducing international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay but others have worked hard with their native varieties to showcase just what a wealth of riches the country has to offer. This has had a profound effect on all aspects of Italian wine production and some would say that this is its golden age, with high quality available from house wines all the way up to the great wines of Barolo, Chianti and Brunello.

We are proud to represent some of the true icons of the Italian wine scene and with the recent run of fine vintages there has never been a better time to discover some of these gems.

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2013 Beleda Catarratto

Cantine Rallo

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Bottle 75cl £20.14

Case of 6 £120.78

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Catarratto is one of Sicily's indigenous varieties and one we almost never see on these shores. The brilliant Rallo is one producer championing this variety and really demonstrating what can be achieved when yields are restricted and it receives the attention it deserves. A wine with precise, linear acidity and a beautifully textured mouthfeel, this is all about fresh citrus...

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2015 Sauvignon Blanc 'Turmhof'

Tiefenbrunner

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Bottle 75cl £20.16

Case of 6 £120.90

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2014 Perlato del Bosco Rosso

Tua Rita

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Bottle 75cl £20.60

Case of 6 £123.60

Case of 6 x 75cl £123.60

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2014 Le Volte

Ornellaia

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Bottle 75cl £21.02

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70% Merlot, 15% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon "The 2014 vintage was the most challenging in our memory, but has nevertheless enabled us to produce high quality wines that give immense pleasure. The late ripening of the grapes have made it possible to express the crispness and freshness of the fruit to best effect. What is striking is the high quality...

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2014 Le Volte, Ornellaia

Bottle 75cl £21.00

2015 Le Volte

Ornellaia

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Bottle 75cl £21.00

Case of 6 £126.00

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‘2015 was one those years that every winemaker dreams of having at least once in his career. The balanced season with a warm and sunny summer, but with a cool, dry weather during the harvest produced wines that perfectly denotethe seasonal trend. Rarely do we find a perfect balance between the various components of the wine, from the deep ruby...

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2015 Le Volte, Ornellaia

Bottle 75cl £21.00

2015 Le Difese

Tenuta San Guido

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Bottle 37.5cl £10.56

Case of 12 £126.60

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Single bottle£37.20

Case of 3 £111.60

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£18.50

Case of 6 £111.00

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A wine with attractive wild cherry and blackberry fruit aromas, the 2015 has supple textures and juicy ripe fruit flavours balanced by lively redcurrant characters and a hint of savoury spice on the finish. This wine will be delicious to drink from release. Drink from 2017 to 2020.Armit Wines

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2015 Le Difese, Tenuta San Guido

Bottle 37.5cl £10.55

2010 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Colle Morino

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Bottle 75cl £10.60

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2014 Amativo

Cantele

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Bottle 75cl £21.26

Case of 6 £127.50

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2014 Amativo, Cantele

Bottle 75cl £21.25

2015 Rosso di Montalcino

Siro Pacenti

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Bottle 75cl £21.60

Case of 6 £129.60

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Prosecco Frizzante

Biancavigna

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Bottle 75cl £10.96

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£10.96

Case of 6 £65.70

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Being Frizzante in style, this Prosecco has a lighter, finer mousse which makes it the perfect wine for an aperitive. In the glass you'll find delicious aromas of white stone fruit and golden apple with lively acidity to refresh your palate. A perfect glass of fizz to enjoy on its own or alongside some some canapés. Think fresh figs and...

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Prosecco Frizzante, Biancavigna

Bottle 75cl £10.95

2011 Chianti Classico Riserva

Quercia Al Poggio

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Bottle 75cl £22.00

Case of 6 £132.00

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2013 Cantaleone Sangiovese

Capoverso

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Bottle 75cl £22.00

Case of 6 £132.00

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Italy is a wonderful patchwork quilt of a country with incredible regionality and local traditions. Nowhere more is this apparent than in the rich profusion of indigenous grape varieties that grace the slopes and plains of many of Italy's wine producing regions. Wine production in the country dates back over a thousand years but it wasn't until relatively recently that a wave of young producers started to turn their attention to producing eye catching fine wines. Some did this by introducing international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay but others have worked hard with their native varieties to showcase just what a wealth of riches the country has to offer. This has had a profound effect on all aspects of Italian wine production and some would say that this is its golden age, with high quality available from house wines all the way up to the great wines of Barolo, Chianti and Brunello.

We are proud to represent some of the true icons of the Italian wine scene and with the recent run of fine vintages there has never been a better time to discover some of these gems.

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