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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2008 Passito de Pantelleria

Cantine Rallo

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Bottle 50cl £22.16

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Intense and heady aromas lead to an unctuous texture with flavours of date, apricot, fruit cake and orange blossom. While very rich and powerful on the palate, it is balanced with beautifully crisp, refreshing acidity.

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2007 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Colle Morino

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Bottle 75cl £11.10

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2008 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Colle Morino

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Bottle 75cl £11.10

Case of 12 £133.18

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2016 Perlato del Bosco Rosso

Tua Rita

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Case 6 x 75cl
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Tua Rita’s “seaside Sangiovese” is an enchanting expression of the vineyard’s location in this beautifully warm year. Exceedingly exlegant and exuberant now, its texture is silken and delectable, displaying pot pourri, lavender, sour cherry and summer fruits. The velveteen tannins are balanced by a bright, refreshing acidity. This is a truly invigorating Sangiovese from coastal Tuscany.Armit Wines

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2015 Sauvignon Blanc 'Turmhof'

Tiefenbrunner

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Bottle 75cl £22.36

Case of 6 £134.10

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2011 Cantaleone Sangiovese

Capoverso

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Bottle 75cl £22.36

Case of 6 £134.10

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Magnum 150cl £45.00

Case of 3 £135.00

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2015 was one those years that every winemaker dreams of having at least once in his career. The balanced season with a warm and sunny summer, but with a cool, dry weather during the harvest produced wines that perfectly denotethe seasonal trend. Rarely do we find a perfect balance between the various components of the wine, from the deep ruby...

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2014 Chianti Classico

Querciabella

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Bottle 75cl £23.00

Case of 6 £138.00

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£53.00

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Arguably the finest expression of Chianti Classico we’ve ever tasted from the estate. This is a ripe yet elegant vintage with an attractive, fleshy concentration and sweet-scented fruit. This depth is lifted by crunchy cherry acidity; tell-tale Sangiovese spice and a streak of grippy minerality add layers of complexity to what is a very complete wine. Drinking very well now...

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2006 Pinot Grigio

Tiefenbrunner

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Bottle 75cl £11.60

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2006 Pinot Grigio, Tiefenbrunner

Bottle 75cl £11.60

Bottle 75cl £24.14

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2008 Aleatico Passito

Masseria Li Veli

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Bottle 50cl £24.36
£34.80

Case of 6 £146.18
£208.82

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This Aleatico is a very unique “meditation wine” with an intense amber color. On the nose it is immediately evident its aromatic structure with dried and candied fruits: apricot, dates and figs. On a second level there come liquorices and coffee notes. On the palate a balsamic note of typical Mediterranean herbs and spices is very predominant, whit sage and...

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2008 Aleatico Passito, Masseria Li Veli

Bottle 50cl £34.80 £24.36

2011 Spumante Rosé

Bruno Giacosa

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Case 6 x 75cl £146.98
£209.98

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A beautiful Pinot Noir led rosé sparkling from the master of Piedmont, Bruno Giacosa. This is an elegant and complex glass of fizz with cranberries, brioche and cream flavours. A perfect aperitive or partner to fine Italian charcuterie.

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2011 Spumante Rosé, Bruno Giacosa

Bottle 75cl £35.00 £24.50

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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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