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.
The nose on this Cannubi is welcomed by spicy aromas ripe fruit with hints of leather. On the palate, the strength and structure are mirrored in the deep, dark fruit: black cherries. An extraordinarily delicious yet serious Barolo which is rich enough to approach after 1-2 years but will reward ageing.more
Magnum 150cl £110.96
Le Volte combines opulence and generosity with structure and complexity. The 2012 vintage is a blend of 50% Merlot, 30% Sangiovese and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. A sweet bouquet of red cherry and plum fruits is followed by a palate with elegant, smooth tannins beautifully balanced by a vibrant freshness. This wine is delicious for drinking young and is a perfect...more
Bottle 75cl £20.22
His Bussia Cru is one of his top vineyards and consistently produces Barolo of perfume and elegance. A scent of orange zest, ripe fruits fill the glass. The palate is structured as one expects from Barolo with not overwhelming tannins. the ruits are well balanced with the fine oak.more
Magnum 150cl £122.96