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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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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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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2012 Syrah Organic

Cantine Rallo

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Bottle 75cl £16.10

Case of 6 £96.60

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Intense aromas of blackberries and black cherries with a note of chocolate and spice. Velvety smooth on the palate with rich black fruit flavours, some notes of coffee and a touch of black pepper. Good chewy tannins to balance and lingering black fruit flavours on the finish.

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2012 Syrah Organic, Cantine Rallo

Bottle 75cl £16.10

2013 Bianca di Evro Inzolia

Cantine Rallo

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Bottle 75cl £16.14

Case of 6 £96.78

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Delicate aromas of lemons, limes and green apples leading to a harmonious palate with more citrus flavours and underpinned by mineral notes. Perfectly balanced with crisp acidity and a long finish.

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2017 Pinot Grigio

Tiefenbrunner

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Bottle 75cl £16.30

Case of 6 £97.80

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2017 Pinot Grigio, Tiefenbrunner

Bottle 75cl £16.30

2016 Barbera d'Alba

Giacomo Fenocchio

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Bottle 75cl £16.50

Case of 6 £99.00

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2014 Refosco

Castello di buttrio

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Bottle 75cl £16.50

Case of 6 £99.00

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2014 Refosco, Castello di buttrio

Bottle 75cl £16.50

Magnum 150cl £33.26

Case of 3 £99.78

Image of wine Prosecco di Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG Brut
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A very typical and elegant aroma with distinctive fruity notes that remind of apple and white fruit. On the palate it is creamy, with a vivacious and fruity aftertaste. Delicate mineral taste on the finish and good persistency.Armit Wines

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2016 Sauvignon Blanc "Classic"

Tiefenbrunner

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Bottle 75cl £16.70

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2015 Chardonnay

Castello di buttrio

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Bottle 75cl £16.96

Case of 6 £101.70

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Temptingly elegant bouquet of melon and pineapple-led fruit with pleasing wafts of hawthorn. The palate is balanced with well-gauged acidity rounded off by a lingering finish. One of the most food-flexible wines. Serve with vegetable veloutés and soups or fish.Armit Wines

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2015 Etna Rosso

Pietradolce

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Bottle 75cl £17.00

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2015 Etna Rosso, Pietradolce

Bottle 75cl £17.00

2014 Sauvignon Blanc

Castello di buttrio

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Bottle 75cl £17.00

Case of 6 £102.00

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Very aromatic yet elegant with distinctive yellow peppers, sage, tropical fruits, peach and melon and wild fennel. This Sauvignon is full-bodied, gracefully contoured and velvety-smooth. Marvellous with crustaceans whether raw or gracing a plate of pasta. Excellent with aromatic spring herb risottos.

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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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