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. Italian wine production 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 Italian wine production 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 selection of Italian wines today.

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2014 Rosso di Montepulciano

Capoverso

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Bottle 75cl £14.86

Case of 6 £89.10

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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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2014 Mon Blanc

Castello di buttrio

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Bottle 75cl £14.96

Case of 6 £89.70

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Subtle, elegant with floral and fruit-led aromatics. Distinctively fresh-tasting and long-lingering. Thanks to the grapes in the blend, Mon Blanc is a classic with fish, such as whitebait, breaded and fried sardines or anchovies, raw fish and oysters. Racy acidity makes this an excellent aperitif wine. 

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2013 Mon Rouge

Castello di buttrio

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Bottle 75cl £14.96

Case of 6 £89.70

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Bottle 75cl £15.00

Case of 6 £90.00

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The alcoholic structure and freshness in this wine reward the wine lover with its drinkability and approachability. Its rich finish mirrors its aromas with great balance. Goes well with seafood in general, particularly mollusks and shellfish. Vegetables and soft cheeses.

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Prosecco Spumante Brut

Biancavigna

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Bottle 75cl £15.10

Case of 6 £90.58

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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 £15.16

Case of 6 £90.88

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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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2015 Bianco Maggiore Grillo, Organic

Cantine Rallo

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Bottle 75cl £15.62

Case of 6 £93.62

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2016 Samas

Agricola Punica

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Bottle 75cl £15.66

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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 (sage fragrancy). On the palate this wine is silky and well balanced by a moderate alcohol content (12,5%), good salinity and freshness notes. It matches very well all fish-made dishes, any white meat or it can be simply savoured...

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2016 Samas, Agricola Punica

Bottle 75cl £15.65

2017 Samas

Agricola Punica

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Bottle 75cl £15.66

Case of 6 £93.90

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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 £15.65

2014 Roero Arneis

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Bottle 75cl £15.96

Case of 6 £95.70

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This fresh and juicy white wine shows intense aromas of tropical fruit, tangy citrus, white peach and hints of camomile. The palate bursts with bright fruit and a hint of spice with a creamy texture and a long finish.

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2017 Roero Arneis

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Bottle 75cl £16.00

Case of 6 £96.00

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The light hay colouring is loaded with greenish reflections. The fragrance is soft and complex, especially inviting with aromas hinting broom, camomile and fresh fruit. The flavour is pleasantly tangy, full and very persistent.Armit Wines

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Bottle 75cl £16.00

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Perfumed white fruit nose with hints of rosemary and fresh mint. Quite pure lemon fruit palate with linear acidity. Real interest here. The perfect summer wine.16.5 points, Walter Speller

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ITALIAN WINE

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.    

ITALY WINE REGIONS

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 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 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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