Italian Red Wines

385 Toscana Rosso IGT 2016, Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona
£ 21.10
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%).
Amarone di Valpolicella 2017, Giacomo Montresor
£ 44.50
Plum black in colour, with complex aromas of cherry, plum & violets. Smooth & round on the palate with a rich raisin character- supple tannins and a long finish
Barbaresco 2019, Gaja
£ 220.00
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.
Barbaresco DOCG 2017, Ceretto
£ 59.10

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.

Barbera d'Alba 2022, Paolo Scavino
£ 19.95
Vinification and aging occurs in stainless steel to purely deliver its character.
Floral, elegant and expressive aromatics, high toned texture, harmonious and lively acidity.
Barolo Azelia 2016, Luigi Scavino
£ 43.00
Aroma and finesse with power and body at the same time. Sweet nose, with hints of cherry, black currant, and liquorice. Fruity tannins.
Barolo Brunate Riserva 2013, Marengo
£ 73.00
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.
Barolo Patrizi 2018
£ 32.00
Proper Barolo with classic violets and tar character. Meaty, floral, savoury and robust. Firm yet well integrated. Dry, ripe tannins.
Brunello de Montalcino 2017, Castello Banfi
£ 45.50
Full, smooth, velvety and at the same time intense. Total balanced
Cannonau di Sardegna "Inkibi" 2022, Saraja
£ 18.50
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.
Chianti Classico 2020, Monteraponi
£ 27.55
A blend of Sangiovese and Canaiolo produced by traditional winemaking with neither temperature control nor added yeast
Chianti Riserva 2020, Uggiano
£ 15.95
Ruby red & deep purple colour, oodles of red cherry fruit and a satisfying richness.
Ciliegiolo 2020, Tenuta Aquilaia
£ 15.50
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.
Dolcetto D'Alba Bricco Oriolo 2020, Azelia
£ 17.05
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.

Etna Rosso "Contrada Monte San Nicolo" 2019, Cantine Nicosia
£ 19.95
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.
Governo Toscano Rosso 2020, Uggiano
£ 13.20
A subtle and mellow Tuscan red- fresh berry fruits with a full spicy flavour. Made in the Governo method- slow referementation of the new wine with semi dried grapes.
Great with roast meats- game
Lagrein 2021, Cantina Traminer, Alto Adige
£ 17.75
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
Magari Ca'Marcanda 2019, Gaja, Bolgheri
£ 64.50

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.

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 'Terre dei Rumi' 2021. Feudi Bizantini
£ 12.60
Ruby red color with garnet reflections, intense and persistent fragrance; The bouquet has notes of dried flowers, spice, liquorice, marasca cherries. The palate is compact with tannic structure that blends nicely with the alcohol. Great structure, complex, elegant, well balanced with a long aftertaste
Nero d'Avola DOC 2021, Poggio Anima, Sicily
£ 13.05
Dark purply color with hints of ripe black plum , blue berries and a hint of black pepper. Great wine easy to enjoy on its own or with food
Primitivo Lilith 2021, Poggio Anima, Basilicata Rosso IGT
£ 12.75
Smoked meat, dried cherry, cracked pepper, and cassis on the deeply scented nose.  Medium to full-bodied with berry cobbler flavours showing a liqueur-like intensity with an anise note coming up with air Toffee.

Refosco Rosso 2021, Pucino
£ 19.35
A red wine from Friuli's native grape, Refosco. A fresh and balanced wine with aromas of raspberries subtle hints of liquorice and a herbaceous note on the finish.

Rosso di Montalcino 2020, Campogiovanni
£ 23.95
The ripe, inviting nose is warm and open, with ripe cherry, blackberry fruit combined with cedarwood and spice notes. The palate has rounded plum and red fruits balanced by refreshing acidity
Salice Salentino 2019,  Vallone Giardinelli
£ 12.95
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.
Tignanello 2013, Antinori
£ 190.00
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.
Vallone Appassimento 2019, Tenuta Serranova, Salento IGT, Campagnia
£ 13.35
Produced from 100% Negroamaro grapes sourced from a 10ha vineyard with soils rich in clay and limestone, just 3km from the Adriatic.
Pronounced aromas of ripe black fruit, mocha and spice. The palate is plump and appealing with layers of ripe black cherry, bramble, dried fruit and coffee. 

Valpolicella Classico 2020, Azienda Agricola Viviani
£ 15.10
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. 
Valpolicella Classico Ripasso 2019, Giacomo Montresor Capitel della Crosara
£ 18.15
Intense, complex and rounded flavours on the pallet. Made with partially dried grape skins that have been left over from fermentations of the Amarone or Recioto.