A gentle Sangiovese based blend with soft red fruits, herbal notes, and a touch of spice. Though the wine's roots run deep in the region's history and the blend is based on Tuscany's most representative grape, Sangiovese (60%), 385 is given a more "modern" cut with the addition of Merlot (20%), Ciliegiolo (10%) and Syrah (10%).
Bright and lively, there isnít a moment unsuited to enjoying this exhilarating wine. The structure is there to age, but lurks in the background, giving just enough support so as not to dominate the character. I could drink this now, but I must resist temptation.
Ruby-red in colour with garnet highlights. Aromas of dried cherries and rose petals are complemented by undertones of violets, liquorice, vanilla, and spices. On the palate, this wine is medium-bodied and rich with flavours of tart cherries, rose petals, and hints of truffles with a long, impressive finish.
A firm backbone softens a little with air and unravels intense aromas of dark fruit, violets, and earth. The palate gradually reveals flavours of bramble and boysenberry fruit mixed with hints of cherry, strawberry, spices, and herbs.
In the Northeast hills of Romangia Sardinia comes this fragrant Cannonau aka Grenache. Here it expresses the shallow soils with aromatic red fruits. Blood plum, Morello cherries and pomegranate. A hint of blackberry and vanilla pod with a backdrop of nutmeg, ground ginger and dried paperbark. Tannins are fine grained and dusty and there is a lasting note of autumn leaves and brown mushrooms.
Ciliegiolo, already cultivated in Maremma by the Etruscans more than two thousand years ago, is a highly appreciated variety for the aromatic intensity and roundness of its wines.
It is characterized by an intense ruby red colour. The nose reveals a bouquet of fruity aromas of cherry, sour cherry, and black cherry. The sip is juicy, with a good persistence.
A Dolcetto produced from the single vineyard Bricco dell'Oriolo, facing south and located in one of the best areas of the region for this variety: Montelupo Albese.
Intense colour, red fruit, blackberry, blueberry, rose, sweet spices, strong fruity and floral Flavors that persist for a long time. Aromatic and mineral.
The 100% Nerello Mascalese grapes are sourced from vines trained on the ancient 'alberello' system, on the south-east slopes of Mount Etna, at around 550-600m altitude. Soils are volcanic, rich in minerals and containing red pumice stone. The palate is elegant and complex with redcurrant and sour cherry fruit balanced by the savoury characters and minerality typical of the Etna region. Fine tannins with juicy acidity leading to a long and fresh finish.
A red wine from the Alto Adige region in the northeast of Italy made from a native variety
The wine is ruby to garnet red in color, with a evocative scents of violets and blackberries. The taste is full, showing a strong structure. Great with red meats, game and cheese
itís composed of 60%Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Petit Verdot Itís a floralexpression, with lavender and violet scents and bright red and black berries.Thereís a touch of cream on the palate alongside ripe black fruits, black teaand wild strawberry, leading to a slightly spicy finish. Softly textured butwell structured, it displays great balance and should improve in the cellar foryears to come.
From a blend of rigorously selected Negroamaro grapes, with a touch of Malvasia Nera to add complexity and elegance. 40 years' old and trained in the traditional bush system. Good concentration of wild plum and black fruit characters, nicely balanced by fresh acidity and a hint of bitterness, typical of the Negroamaro grape.
Vibrant and loaded with finesse, this blend of 80% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc opens with enticing scents of red woodland berry, new leather, Asian spice and a touch of menthol. The youthful palate delivers red currant, wild cherry, star anise and clove alongside a backbone of firm acidity and polished, tightly wound tannins.
Viviani's Valpolicella Classico is a blend of 70% Corvina and 30% Rondinella from vines between 10-80 years old. The wine pours a beautiful ruby with garnet highlights. Enticing aromas of black cherry, red plum and spiced earth effortlessly plume out of the glass. On the palate, there is a wonderful sour-cherry concentration with notes of almond wrapped in juicy tannins and a delicate, gleaming acidity.