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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2012 Dolcetto d'Alba

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Bottle 75cl £14.22

Case of 6 £85.26

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2017 Dolcetto d'Alba

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Bottle 75cl £14.58

Case of 6 £87.48

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2013 Pinot Bianco

Tiefenbrunner

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Bottle 75cl £14.72

Case of 6 £88.26

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Pinot Bianco is an often ignored variety that yields delicately aromatic and beautifully textured whites. White flowers, peach blossom and stone fruit delicately waft from the glass. A truly delightful nose leads onto a green apple filled mouth with a weighty, textured palate. A streak of minerality and fine acidity lift this Pinot Bianco and provide a refreshing finish. A...

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2013 Pinot Bianco, Tiefenbrunner

Bottle 75cl £14.72

2014 Rosso di Montepulciano

Capoverso

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Bottle 75cl £14.94

Case of 6 £89.58

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Ruby red. Intense, winey and typical bouquet with hints of red fruit. At the palate it is round, generous, dry and harmonic and has a firm and well balanced personality. Good persistence.

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2013 Mon Rouge

Castello di Buttrio

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Bottle 75cl £15.04

Case of 6 £90.18

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Bottle 75cl £15.08

Case of 6 £90.48

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Prosecco Spumante Brut

Biancavigna

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Bottle 75cl £15.20

Case of 6 £91.20

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Biancavigna lead the way for high quality Prosecco making ones with elegance, grace and beautiful minerality. On the nose, ripe stone fruit abound with nuances of peach and blossom. Creamy in texture with a fine mousse and refreshing acidity. Beautifully refreshing as an aperitive or enjoy with the local cheese belonging to the Prosecco region - Taleggio. A soft, creamy...

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Cuvee 1931 Brut, Spumante Rosa

Biancavigna

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Bottle 75cl £15.26

Case of 6 £91.50

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Elegant and expressive, this rosé presents a mesmerizing stream of steady bubbles all immersed in a lovely salmon pink colour. It has fresh aromas of red fruit, good acidity and a velvety smooth finish. It makes the perfect companion to seafood starters, salty meats such as prosciutto and sushi.

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2014 Barolo Castellero

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Magnum 150cl £91.76

Double Magnum 300cl

Single bottle£202.72

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£42.08

Case of 6 £252.48

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The colour is a classic, intense garnet red. Clean and of good substance on the nose with floral and fruity notes and hints of liquorice and roots. This is a wine of character and marked tannins . Velvety and harmonious with notes of sweet spice and jam. A wine that can grow and evolve for many years. Armit Wines

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2017 Samas

Agricola Punica

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Bottle 75cl £15.74

Case of 6 £94.38

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Vivid yellow straw colour with soft greenish hints, the typical bouquet of tropical fruit and citrus notes with a distinguished Mediterranean flavour, such as sage. On the palate this wine is silky and well balanced by a moderate alcohol content, good minerality and freshness. It matches very well all fish dishes, any white meat or it can be simply savoured...

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2017 Samas, Agricola Punica

Bottle 75cl £15.74

2014 Barolo Cannubi

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Magnum 150cl £95.36

Double Magnum 300cl

Single bottle£208.72

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£45.08

Case of 6 £270.48

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Deep red with ruby reflections. The bouquet is rich with fruit and floral fragrances, and strong warm spiced scents. An elegant and velvety wine, it is characterised by its completeness, balance and well known longevity. Armit Wines

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2014 Barolo Villero

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Magnum 150cl £95.36

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£45.08

Case of 6 £270.48

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A deep ruby red, yet with a bright and lively aspect. The scent is complex and rich with fruit, floral scents, spices, underbrush and plums. It has an intense flavour with sweet tannins and a long aftertaste. The Barolo Villero expresses itself with its characteristic stimulating scent, accompanied by a dry but warm and elegant flavour, which it retains for...

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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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