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 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Agricola Tiberio

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Bottle 75cl £12.50

Case of 6 £75.00

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2017 Trebbiano

Agricola Tiberio

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Bottle 75cl £13.00

Case of 6 £77.94

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2017 Trebbiano, Agricola Tiberio

Bottle 75cl £13.00

2012 Pecorino

Agricola Tiberio

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Bottle 75cl £13.14

Case of 6 £78.78

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The literal translation for Pecorino is ‘sheep’ and applies to both the cheese and the wine as it refers to the steep mountain paths where the sheep would roam and where the grape vines grow. The wine is brilliant in a pale yellow hue with perfect clarity, aromas of orange peel, lemon with a hint of roasted almond kernel; it...

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2012 Pecorino, Agricola Tiberio

Bottle 75cl £13.14

2011 Cantaleone Sangiovese

Capoverso

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Bottle 75cl £13.42
£22.36

Case of 6 £80.46
£134.10

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2011 Cantaleone Sangiovese, Capoverso

Bottle 75cl £22.36 £13.42

2013 Samas

Agricola Punica

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Bottle 75cl £13.64

Case of 6 £81.84

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Incredibly fresh and zesty this is going to make perfect summer drinking. Refreshing acidity with concentrated pear, apple and apricot flavours. Whilst primarily about crisp fruit characters there is a touch of minerality and almost waxy texture here. A blend of 80% Vermentino and 20% Chardonnay, this will provide extremely enjoyable drinking for the next year.

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2013 Samas, Agricola Punica

Bottle 75cl £13.64

2015 Pecorino

Agricola Tiberio

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Bottle 75cl £13.82

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2015 Pecorino, Agricola Tiberio

Bottle 75cl £13.82

2017 Pecorino

Agricola Tiberio

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Bottle 75cl £14.00

Case of 6 £83.94

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Intense aromas and flavours of sage, rosemary, green fig, peach, yellow melon. Full bodied and fresh with a lingering minerality, this is excellent now and will last at least another year.Armit Wines

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2017 Pecorino, Agricola Tiberio

Bottle 75cl £14.00

2016 Pecorino

Agricola Tiberio

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Bottle 75cl £14.00

Case of 6 £84.00

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2016 Pecorino, Agricola Tiberio

Bottle 75cl £14.00

2012 Dolcetto d'Alba

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Bottle 75cl £14.14

Case of 6 £84.78

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2013 Pinot Bianco

Tiefenbrunner

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Bottle 75cl £14.64

Case of 6 £87.78

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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 £14.64

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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2016 Dolcetto d'Alba

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Bottle 75cl £14.90

Case of 6 £89.40

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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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