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.
A late vintage with a long period of ripening, 2014 presented us with wines that generate a great amount of pleasure. Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia 2014 has a ruby color of medium intensity. On the nose it develops fresh crisp fruit aromas underpinned by fine notes of spice. The palate is of medium weight with notes of red berry fruit....more
Bottle 75cl £38.68
Nestled in the tiny hamlet of Sorano, in the Serralunga d`Alba subzone, La Contrada di Sorano is a newly established winery, brainchild of a young couple, Paolo and Cristina. This young and passionate duo have decided to make this tiny plot of land their new home. The inaugural vintage 2015 is a testament to their commitment to the natural environment...more
Bottle 75cl £39.52