ITALIAN WINE CASES
Two carefully selected cases of wine from Italy
THE ITALIAN WHITE WINE CASE OF SIX
Terre di Monteforte Soave Classico 2018, Veneto (Garganega)
Appealing aromas of citrus fruit and white flower with a touch of white spice. The palate has more citrus characters with hints of orchard and stone fruits. Crisp, refreshing acidity balances underlying minerality.
Castel del Lupo ‘Della Ginestra’ 2018, Lombardia, (Pinot Grigio)
Fantastic single vineyard pinot grigio with subtlety, depth and character. It’s a pure, gently aromatic style, crisp and lightly nutty, with fine citrus and peach fruit characters and savoury, textural finish.
Ca di Ponti, 2018, Sicily (Grillo)
A honeyed, floral and spicy nose with citrus characters on the palate, savoury notes and a creamy texture. Very easy drinking and smooth.
Castanzu, 2018, Sardinia (Vermentino)
The wine has a characterful, intense aroma of nectarine and apricot fruit, and a touch of honeysuckle. Excellent stone fruit concentration and good palate weight with minerality and texture. The finish shows refreshing hints of zesty lemon marmalade.
Il Meridione, 2018, Sicily (Cataratto)
A ripe and approachable dry white from western Sicily. Lightly floral aromas with tropical and stone fruit notes. The rounded palate is balanced by crisp acidity, with pineapple and baked lemon characters.
Araldica 2019, Piemonte (Cortese)
A lighter crisper version of the Gavi. Perfect aperitif style wine, with primary fruit aromas of green apples, grapefruit and ripe citrus fruit on the nose with lightly honeyed, lemony notes on the palate.
THE ITALIAN RED WINE CASE OF SIX
Araldica Barbera d’Asti ‘Ceppi Storici’, 2017, Piemonte (Barbera)
Sourced from over 40 year old vines, this Barbera d'Asti shows layer upon layer of concentrated fruit. Warm, spicy aromas of blueberries and plums, with subtle, smoky notes. The smooth palate combines generous ripe fruit with lively acidity and soft tannins.
Da Vero 2017, Sicily, (Nero d'Avola)
Ripe aromas of black fruit and a hint of spice. The palate is full of rich plum and bramble fruit characters, and plump tannins..
Montresor Ripasso ‘Capitel della Crosara’ ,2016, Valpolicella (Corvina)
A warm, inviting, richly fruity nose, with aromas of fresh morello cherry, ripe plum and hints of dried fruits. The palate is similarly full-flavoured with concentrated, crunchy black cherry, brown spice and vanilla notes and a hint of liquorice
Uggiano Chianti Colli Fiorentini 2017, Tuscany (Sangiovese)
Impressive concentration of ripe cherry and plum fruit with savoury notes and supple tannins giving a wine of real depth and interest.
Il Meridione 2018, Sicily (Nero d'Avola)
Great Pizza/Pasta wine - smooth, soft tannin - brambly fruit
Il Faggio Monetpulciano d'Abruzzo 2018, Abruzzo (Monepulciano)
Medium bodied, great everyday wine - brambly fuit, soft and easy drinking