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.
A blend of 60% Carignano with the balance made up of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. A beautifully fresh red, a hint of structure and fine backbone of acidity but predominately a weighty concentration of plum, dark cherry and subtle spice. Ageing in old oak has softened the texture and provided balance without adding any overt oak character....more
Bottle 75cl £16.22
This deeply intense and juicy Giusto displays all-encompassing layers of dark blackberry and exotic spices. There is gentle smokiness to the wine supported by a hint of white pepper. The texture is magnificently plump, with ripe, suave tannins and a thickset-firm structure that indicates a long future ahead. The core of sweetness which marks Giusto out, every year, as a...more
Magnum 150cl £98.96
Magnum 150cl £33.46