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. The production of fine Italian wines 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 the production of fine Italian wines 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. Explore our full...
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2016 Santo Spirito Etna Rosso

Pietradolce

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Bottle 75cl £35.46

Case of 6 £212.76

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Just 5000 bottles were produced of this wonderful new Cru. The 90 year old vines are located at 900m above sea level on the volcano’s steep northern slopes, weathered by gusty sea winds and drenched in sunlight. The wine is a marvellous contrast to Pietradolce’s fine red Crus, as they aim to extract the character of Etna’s contrada. The wine...

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2018 Archineri Etna Bianco

Pietradolce

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Bottle 75cl £35.46

Case of 6 £212.76

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Very pale straw color. Gorgeous nose of white peach, lime, minerals and jasmine. Then fresh and crisp, but with an underlying glyceral note that provides backbone to the zingy citrus and pomaceous orchard fruit flavors. Finishes extremely long with strong notes of fresh ginger and an underpinning of mineral dust. An outstanding Etna Bianco. 94 points, Ian D’Agata, Drink 2019-2023

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2016 Archineri Etna Rosso

Pietradolce

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Bottle 75cl £35.46

Case of 6 £212.76

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This Archineri Etna Rosso is a wine of absolutely stunning precision and character. It is very reflective of its volcanic territory; with a fine, smoky intensity. Bright redcurrant, dried rose-petal and crab-apple notes accompany subtle earthy and herbal scents. This savoury complexity is supported by fine, chewy tannins and textbook cherry juiciness. This is a serious wine which demands food...

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2010 Eneo

Montepeloso

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Case of 6 x 75cl £214.08

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2010 Eneo, Montepeloso

Bottle 75cl £35.68

2015 Chianti Classico

Querciabella

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Bottle 37.5cl £17.96

Case of 12 £215.34

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Single bottle£53.36

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2015 Chianti Classico, Querciabella

Bottle 37.5cl £17.96

2014 Brunello di Montalcino

Gianni Brunelli

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Bottle 75cl £36.68

Case of 6 £220.08

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2012 Guidalberto

Tenuta San Guido

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Case of 6 x 75cl £220.08

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A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%) and Merlot (40%), the aromas of the 2012 are bright and persistent and open in the glass to reveal layers of cassis and dark plum fruit characters with hints of wild herbs and spices. The palate is complex and persistent with supple red cherry fruit characters balanced by a mouth-watering freshness and a refined...

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Bottle 75cl £37.24

Case of 6 £223.38

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2012 Brunello di Montalcino

Pietroso

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Bottle 75cl £37.68

Case of 6 £226.08

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2016 Giusto Di Notri

Tua Rita

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Double Magnum 300cl £226.72

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£107.36

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£60.08

Case of 6 £360.48

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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...

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2016 Giusto Di Notri, Tua Rita

Double Magnum 300cl £226.72

2007 Vin Santo

Quercia Al Poggio

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Bottle 37.5cl £38.04

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2007 Vin Santo, Quercia Al Poggio

Bottle 37.5cl £38.04

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FINE ITALIAN WINES

Whether it’s a fine Tuscan Chianti, or a crisp Pinot Grigio produced in Italy’s northeast region of Alto Adige, the Mediterranean climate and rolling hillside vineyards ensure that the wines of Italy are held in high regard across the world.

ITALIAN WINES BY REGION

One of the most picturesque Italian wine regions, Tuscany is world-renowned for the variety of wines produced - from sweet dessert wines, to dry whites, to popular full bodied Italian red wines. The southernmost Italian wine region, Sicily, boasts Syrah – a wine that compares favourably with the Rhône Valley thanks to the near constant sunshine and dependable rainfall. Explore wines from the small vineyards of Piedmont, nestled at the foot of the Dolomites in the north of the country, and central-eastern Abruzzo, home of the Montepulciano grape yielding great-value, full-bodied Italian red wines.

Explore our carefully curated Italian wines by region.

PRODUCERS OF FINE ITALIAN WINES

Peruse our Italian wines, and learn about their producers. With stories steeped in history, family and passion, you’ll find yourself on a journey of Italian wine regions and heritage.

Find out about perfectionists Bruno Giacosa and Gaja from the Piedmont region, Tuscany wines from 'Super Tuscans' such as Ornellaia, Sassicaia, Le Pupille, Tua Rita, Querciabella and Cantele who are investing in scientific research to improve the quality of the Puglia region, and Musella, producing fine Italian red wines and rosés from their biodynamically certified vineyards. Also look out for leaders in their regions; Pietradolce, Agricola Punica and Romano Dal Forno. And don’t miss Biancavigna based in a Superiore DOCG in the Veneto region, with their range of excellent Proseccos.

Browse our collection of fine Italian wines online today.


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