Nestled on the Ligurian border with Tuscany, near the remains of the ancient Roman city of Luni, Cantine Lunae has been pushing boundaries of Ligurian wines since Paolo Bosoni took the helm of the winery in 1966. His family's dedication to quality is helping to create incredibly vibrant and intense wines from local grape varieties which are a true distillate of their soils, Mediterranean climate and their respectful viticulture. From the mineral expression of Vermentino to spicy Albarola, there is plenty to discover and experiment with their range.
The third wine of the estate and one that was produced since 2003, Le Difese is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Sangiovese. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats and it is then aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels and for a further three months in the bottle. The younger addition to the...more
“A darker, more structured Barolo than his sibling, Prapo’ is an incredibly pure expression of the terroir of Serralunga. Precise notes of red and black berries, forest floor and dark spices are framed by tight woven tannins and lively freshness. An exciting release that has the potential to be enjoyed for the next 10 years.” Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £61.14
Lunae’s Etichetta Grigia is a wine that instantly transports you to the Italian Riviera in summertime. Elderflower, peach and hints of saline minerality leap from the glass as soon as the wine is poured. The first sip shows white peach, fresh mint and lemon zest, wonderful acidity gives freshness and the mineral finish is reminiscent of sea breezes. Walter Speller...more
Bottle 75cl £17.12