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The wines of Italy - Sicilia (Sicily) - Sardegna (Sardinia)

Bin No. preceeds wine

TUSCANY & UMBRIA MARCHE LAZIO

RED
IT-193.     Chianti. Vigneti Conti Serristori. DOCG. 2015/16. Serristori.
Cherry red, light fruity wine from Tuscany. Good balance between fruit and tannins.
Per Bottle £7.10                                            Per Case £85.20
IT-082.     Chianti Classico. DOCG. Granaio. 2014/15.Fattorie Melini.
There is an intense, complex aroma with strong fruity notes and elegant touches of vanilla. It is smooth, well structured with an aftertaste of preserves and almonds.
Per Bottle £10.15                                          Per Case £121.80
IT-189.     Chianti Classico. DOCG. 2013/14. Solatio Del Tani. Machiavelli.
Modern fruity Chianti, which is spicy and opulent. Full, perfumed and long lived. Outstanding quality from the famous “Antiche Fattoria di Sante Andrea” house.
Per Bottle £11.50                                          Per Case £138.00
IT-036.     Cancellaia di Riparbella. IGT. Super Tuscan. 2010/12. Pakravan-Papi.
Delightfully sweet, spicy bouquet with vanilla notes. A firm concentrated wine, intensified further by wood typical of the region. There are ripe tannins leading to a long finish.
Per Bottle £15.75                                          Per Case £189.00
IT-084.     Lupo Bianco. IGP. Maremma Toscana Etichetta Oro. 2011. Tenuta L’Impostino.
It strikes intensely with a spicy note of liquorice and tobacco leaf followed by fruity hints. In the mouth it is powerful, pulpy and soft, with sustained freshness and soft tannins.
Per Bottle £32.75                                          Per Case £393.00
WHITE
IT-161.     Orvieto Classico. Secco  DOC. 2015/16. Bigi. Tuscany.
Fresh, light fruit appeal. Dry, clean and refreshing with classic almond finish.
Per Bottle £6.05                                            Per Case £72.60
IT-181.     Frascati Secco. DOC. 2015/16. Fontana Candida
Trebbiano grapes give fresh crispness and the Malvasia depth of fruity flavours.
Per Bottle £6.90                                            Per Case £82.80
IT-033.     Grechetto. Strozzavolpe. IGT. 2015/16. Dell’ Umbria. Bigi.
Fine elegant bouquet with a fragrance of exotic fruits. It is well balanced, fresh and velvety with a clean aftertaste of peach kernels.
Per Bottle £6.35                                            Per Case £76.20
IT-083.     Vin Santo. DOC. Occhio di Pernice. 1999. 17%. 50cl. Fattorie Melini.
Aged in barrels for 10 years. Amber in colour, with a concentrated aroma of candied fruits. Rich and elegantly balanced. Full bodied, harmonious, persistent and exceptionally complex. Balanced rapport between sugar and acidity.
Per 50cl Bottle £17.50                                 Per Case £210.00

BASILICATA  PUGLIA  SICILIA (Sicily)
AND SARDEGNA (Sardinia)

IT-728.     Vignaruja. Cannonau di Sardegna. DOC. 2013/14. Sardinia.
Cannonau is intensely ruby red with light purple tones with a delicate bouquet of flowers, ripe berries and aromatic herbs. It is full bodied smooth and complex with well-integrated tannins and a lingering finish.
Per Bottle £9.05                                            Per Case £108.60
IT-028.     Nero d’Avola. Ca’ di Ponti. IGT. Sicilia. 2015/16.
Medium-bodied, spicy wine with aromas of plum and black cherry. The palate of warm, juicy fruit flavours with savoury and light smoky characters, with a hint of bitter chocolate and nip of tannin on the finish.
Per Bottle £5.70                                            Per Case £68.40
IT-075.    Nero D’Avola. Terre Siciliane Tareni. IGT. 2016/17. Pellegrino.
Ruby red with an intense nose of red fruit jam and balsamic notes of resin and juniper. The dry taste is warm, finishing with hints of black cherries and spice.
Per Bottle £7.75                                                 Per Case £93.00
IT-076.     Aglianco. Manent Sannio. DOP. 2015/16. Terrestregate.
Full bodied beefy wine. Supple with a nose of violets and damsons, and the serious palate of the dense black fruited Taurasi grape.
Per Bottle £10.25                                          Per Case £123.00
IT-587.    Shiraz. Fazio. DOCG. Erice. 2013/14. Luce D’Oriente. Sicilia.
The wine has a delicate bouquet of red berries and vanilla with full, soft, velvety flavours that have hints of fruit and spices.
Per Bottle £10.30                                          Per Case £123.60
IT-727.    Salice Salentino. DOC. Liante. 2014/16. Castello Monaci.  Puglia.
Intense and complex bouquet with hints of red fruits, chocolate, and vanilla. Powerful with warm and balanced flavours and an elegant aftertaste of spice and ripe fruit.
Per Bottle £8.15                                            Per Case £97.80
IT-072.     Primtivo Di Manduria. Lu Rappaio. DOP. 2016/17.  Masca del Tacco.
A full-bodied style, beautifully balanced rich and smooth, with poise and refinement. It has an intense bouquet of dark berry fruits, with blackcurrants, blackberries and cherries bursting through on the palate.
Per Bottle £11.50                                          Per Case £138.00
WHITE
IT-079.     Greco Di Tufo. Villa Raiano. DOCG. 2016/17.
Outstandingly elegant wine, which is well balanced with captivating mineral characteristics. There hints of citrus and honey on the nose. It is full bodied witha fresh acidity and persistent aftertaste.
Per Bottle £10.25                                          Per Case £123.00
IT-027.     Grillo. Ca’ di Ponti. IGT. Terre Sicilia. 2015/17.
Full-flavoured, rounded white with bags of character. A honeyed, spicy nose with hints of ginger and stone fruit. Ripe apricot characters on the palate with a creamy texture; lightly nutty on the finish.
Per Bottle £5.40                                            Per Case £64.80
IT-045.     Passito di Pantelleria. DOP. Liquoroso. 2015/16. 15%. 50cl. Cantine Pellegrino.
Intense and persistent with hints of apricot jam and acacia honey. One of the most appreciated Italian sweet wines in the world. The Zibibbo grape gives some spicy orange zest and very well-balanced acidity to sugar.
Per 50cl Bottle £21.75                                 Per Case £261.00
                Passito di Pantelleria. DOP. Liquoroso. 2011. 15%.
Per 37.5cl Bottle. £9.50.
                                               
VENETO  PIEMONTE  ROMAGNA

IT-011.     Sangiovese Del Rubicone. IGT. Le Altane. 2016/17. Romagna. Pastrengo.
Fresh, elegant and easy drinking with notes of blackcurrants and ripe strawberries.
Per Bottle £5.30                                            Per Case £63.60
IT-062.     Merlot. Santepietre. IGT. Delle Venezie. 2015/16. Lamberti.
Vinous and herbaceous bouquet. Strong character in the mouth with a pleasantly fruity finish.
Per Bottle £5.50                                            Per Case £66.00
IT-044.     Pinot Noir. Sacchetto. Delle Venezie. IGP. 2016/17. Veneto.
Ripe and juicy unoaked Pinot with fresh cherry and raspberry flavours. Soft and elegant fruit in an almost American style. A very easy drinking and satisfying wine. Great value for a Pinot
Per Bottle £7.85                                            Per Case £94.20
IT-052.     Valpolicella Superiore. Ripasso. DOC. 2013/14. Cantina di Soave. Rocca Sveva.
Generous, emphatic bouquet featuring rich fruit aromas and a touch of vanilla. Great structure and roundness with an elegant and beautiful balance of silky tannins and a long finish.
Per Bottle £14.10                                          Per Case £169.20
IT-053.     Valpolicella Classico. Ripasso. DOC.2014/15. Lamberti.
The perfume of Morello cherries and vanilla are pronounced and complex. The palate is harmonious, warm and concentrated, with a finish of elegant spices and lingering toasting.
Per Bottle £9.60                                            Per Case £115.20
IT-177.     Amarone. Rocca Sveva. Classico. DOC. 2009. Della Valpolicella.
Powerful wine with very rich raisins and a hint of bitter almonds. A superb, intense wine.
Per Bottle £32.75                                          Per Case £393.00
IT-178.     Barolo. Abbona. DOCG. 2012/13. Piemonte. Figili.
Robust, rich yet elegant wine. Good structure and style.
Per Bottle £19.50                                          Per Case £234.00
IT-080.     Barbara D’Alba. “Egidio”. Bosco dei Signori. DOC. 2014/15. Bosio.
Ruby red with purple hints. Red fruits, wild berries and jammy scents on the nose. The balanced acidity of the variety adds to the fresh pleasing taste in the mouth.
Per Bottle £9.95                                            Per Case £119.40
IT-081.     Nebbiolo D’Alba. DOC. Boschi dei Signori. 2015/16. Bosio.
The wine has a delicate, appealing and intense nose of violets, roses and raspberries. In the mouth the taste is warm, velvety and harmonious.
Per Bottle £9.95                                            Per Case £119.40
WHITE
IT-010.     Trebbiano Del Rubicone. IGT. Le Altane. 2016/17. Romagna. Pastrengo.
Delicate and fresh offering soft flavours of honey and pears.
Per Bottle £5.30                                            Per Case £63.60
IT- 061.    Chardonnay. Santepietre. IGT. Delle Venezie. 2016/17. Lamberti.
There is a fragrant and lingering bouquet with a balanced fruity flavour in the mouth.
Per Bottle £5.25                                            Per Case £63.00
IT-077.     Soave Classico. DOP. 2016/17. Montresor.
Light aromatic wine with a nutty bouquet and firm, fresh acidity. Good fruit flavours give a lovely mouth feel.
Per Bottle £7.15                                            Per Case £85.80
IT-078.     Soave Superiore Classico. DOCG. Castelcerino. 2015/16. Rocca Sveva.
100% Garganega, this wine has an intense yellow colour with gold reflections. The bouquet is elegant with scents of apples, quince, almond and sage. Crisp flavours with and almond aftertaste.
Per Bottle £10.15                                          Per Case £121.80
IT-160.     Pinot Grigio. Delle Venezie. IGT. 2016/17. Veneto. Vaja.
A rich nutty, dry white wine. Hints of white peach and quince on a crisp, weighty palate.
Per Bottle £6.30                                            Per Case £75.60
IT-170.     Pinot Grigio. Delle Venezie. IGT. 2016/17. Veneto. Belfiore.
Typically dry but refreshingly crisp and zesty.
Per Bottle £6.25                                            Per Case £75.00
IT-166.     Pinot Grigio. One World Olive Hills. Delle Venezie. IGT. 2014/15.  Veneto.
Rose petals on the nose followed by crisp lemon and pineapple tastes bursting on the tongue. The vibrant palate is light to medium with good acidity.
Per Bottle £5.50                                            Per Case £66.00
IT-070.     Pinot Grigio. Mirabello. IGT. Delle Venezie. 2016/17.
A fresh, dry white wine with gentle floral and citrus aromas. Crisp and delicate on the palate with lightly honeyed fruit balanced by lemony acidity and a fresh finish.
Per Bottle £ 5.75                                           Per Case £69.00
IT-073.     Sauvignon Blanc. DOC. Friuili Grave. Pitars. 2016/17. Venezia
Delicate and aromatic with crisp citrus, tropical fruits and pungent herbs on the nose. An appealingly delicious wine with typical varietal acidity. An historic wine of real character
Per Bottle £8.30                                            Per Case £99.60
IT-639.     Lugana. DOC. Ca’Maiol. “Prestige”. 2016/17. Lombardy. Walter Contato.
An excellent medium-dry wine from the finest vineyards overlooking Lake Garda. Perfectly balanced, smooth and delicate, with a luscious bouquet and hints of spices and peaches. Vibrant, juicy and complex.
Per Bottle £11.50                                          Per Case 138.00
IT-034.     Gavi di Gavi. DOCG. 2016/17. Marco Bonfante.
Apples and blossom on the nose, and steely and elegant on the palate with a refreshing acidity and a pleasing length. Harmonious and persistent flavours.
Per Bottle £11.10                                          Per Case £133.20
ROSE
IT-967.     Pinot Grigio Blush. Delle Venezie. IGT. 2016/17. Veneto. Vaja.
A pretty salmon coloured rose wine, which is dry but very fruity.
Per Bottle £6.30                                            Per Case £75.60
IT-171.     Pinot Grigio Blush. Delle Venezie. IGT. 2016/17. Veneto. Belfiore.
Per Bottle £6.30                                            Per Case £75.60
IT-071.     Pinot Grigio Blush. Principato. IGT. 2016/17. Delle Venezie.                       
Light, crisp and refreshing. Fermentation on the skins gives this modern-style Pinot Grigio a delicate pink-coppery colour.  There is an intense aroma with an harmonious and fruity taste with notes of peach.
Per Bottle £5.85                                            Per Case £70.20

Winelist updated April 2018

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