At the island’s southwestern point sits Sant'Antioco, the
home to some of the oldest Carignan vines in the world, planted in 100%
sandy soil with some vines sitting as close as 50 metres to the sea, the wine
captivates the wonderful varietal expressiveness evoking a Mediterranean climate
Such an underrated grape, and it really thrives in North-East Italy. Antonutti wines are very distinct, firstly by their eye-catching labels but also with the tremendous quality of wine in the bottle. Delicately herbaceous notes mixed with fresh red fruits and a hint of violets too. A great win..
Astoria Il Puro Merlot is a superb, juicy wine from Piave, giving a full flavoured Merlot that is perfectly balanced and is soft and silky to drink.Fantastic Merlot character at a very affordable price...
A very high-quality blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir with just 10% of Marzemino, which is dried on straw mats for 3 months to intensify the flavours and add an Amarone-like quality to the wine. Aged for 9 months in French oak barrels to round-out the tannins. The wine is a dark, ru..
This is 100% Sangiovese with a deep, rich colour and depth. Thanks to the delicate nature of the tannins, this wine can be drunk with nearly any meal.Cantina dei Colli Ripani A true partnership of over 330 small farmers, joined together to capture local tradition and sustainabilit..
This is a blend of Montepulciano and Sangiovese. This Rosso Piceno brings all the ripe juicy cherries you expect from a Sangiovese but also balances it out with the typical Montepulciano spice for a stunning wine that punches well above its weight in every sense of the word. Cantina dei..
This Brunello di Montalcino sees fruit sourced from the northern half of the appellation near the Montosoli single-vineyard. The wine opens to medium consistency and a pretty ruby color with dark garnet hues. It takes a few minutes to start its engines, but once it does it operates with a slow, stea..
A small estate of only 16ha but produces some exceptional and highly acclaimed wines. The vineyards are in a natural amphitheatre of undulating south-facing slopes and this is a classic Brunello with dried dark cherry, smoke and spice notes. The mouthfeel is sleek and fine, providing a wonderfully s..