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.
Bottle 75cl £57.54 £46.00
“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
The grapes for the Brunello are sourced from a vineyard to the northeast of Montalcino and from a selection of Rennina and Sugarille vineyards surrounding the church of Pieve Santa Restituta. Impressively rich and smooth textured, the 2010 is one of the finest vintages made. An exuberant bouquet of wild red berries mingles with aromas of dark chocolate and delicate...more
Magnum 150cl £305.36
The production of Tua Ritas Syrah is minute; just 2500 bottles were made in 2012. Unsurprisingly, this is an exceptional wine that displays a wonderful, silky texture and a multifaceted character. An effortless charm distinguishes this Syrah, revealing beautifully pure notes of violet, red cherry, kirsch and soft, warming vanilla spice. The fruit is intensely compelling, with a joyful, viscerally...more
Bottle 75cl £101.88