Italy is a wonderful patchwork quilt of a country with incredible regionality and local traditions. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the rich profusion of indigenous grape varieties that grace the slopes and plains of many of Italy's wine-producing regions. While wine production dates back centuries, it wasn't until relatively recently that a wave of producers set new benchmarks for fine Italian Wines. Whether you like a more modernist or traditionalist approach, international or indigenous varieties, the Italian wine scene has never been more exciting.
This Cannubi shows us all the masculine power of Nebbiolo. The nose is welcomed by spicy aromas and rich fruit. On the palate, the strength and structure are mirrored in the deep, dark fruit: black cherries and wild blackberries. The old Slovenian oak used for ageing allows the texture of the tannins and complexity of the fruit to fully develop....more
Bottle 75cl £44.68
This deeply intense Giusto is an intensely powerful wine with confident body and tannic structure. Layers of dark blackberry and exotic spices are accompanied by a dark cocoa depth. It is fierce but there is beautiful finesse to the tannins. The core of sweetness which marks Giusto out, every year, is out in force once again. This is unmistakable Tuscan...more
Bottle 75cl £46.68
“Fonte Canale is produced from just 736 individually selected vines within a single. These vines are all exceptionally old, around 80 years of age,producing immensely concentrated wine with crystalline purity, delightful tension, and laser-like acidity. A luminous wine, very mineral, with green apple, apricot, tangerine and lemon peel. Nuances of white flowers and anise and long finish with harmonious minerality”. Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £48.54