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 particular Riserva is aged in French oak barrels for 3 years. It is then bottled and aged for 12 months before being released. The nose is filled with rich, red fruits and liquorice aromas. On the palate it expresses great minerality and blueberry fruits. The wine has long length and would be well suited to game meats. One to...more
Bottle 75cl £74.68
Double Magnum 300cl £466.72
Bottle 75cl £78.68
Undoubtedly the star of the show for me, this wine bears all the hallmarks of beautiful, intense Tuscan Cabernet. Showy and rounded with a wild, spicy and concentrated texture. There are hints of smoke and tar beneath the dense, sweet core of fruit and exotic spice. The finish is long, rich and impressive. Wonderfully youthful in its freshness quite...more
Bottle 75cl £82.86