January Discovery Case
Explore the beautiful regions of Italy and the different indigenous grape varieties.
Pratello Lugana, Lake Garda
Winery situated near Lake Garda, made with the turbiana grape. Great rounded mouth feel rich in lemon with a touch of nuttiness, Silky texture and elegant. This is a wine that is a superb match to griiled fish.
Conviviale Fiano, Puglia
Fiano grown in southern Italy in the central region of Puglia, Murgia. The grapes are from vines aged 10 – 15 years old grown at between 450 – 600m altitude. This offers a fresh, zesty wine with richness, body and spice. Ideal match with white meat and fish.
Gavi Conchetta, Piemonte
Beautiful classic wine from La Battistina estate. Grapes are from old vines grown on the steep vineyards of Piemonte in the north west Italy. Gavi is a wine made from the cortese grape, which are picked and gentle pressed. Gentle aromatics with green apple, lime and ripe citrus fruit and a gentle herbal note.
Ca di Ponti Nero d’Avola, Sicily
Grapes known as Nero d’avola are sourced from southern Sicily Riesi. Capturing the sunshine with no oak being used this wine has soft tannins and lots of juicy ripe fruits with red and black cherries.
Caparzo Sangiovese di Toscana, Tuscany
Caparzo is one of Montalcinos historic wineries. Elisabetta the winemaker sources the sangiovese grape from three different sites to add complexity to the wine, which have to be picked at different times for perfect balance, each parcel is then vinified separately and blended before bottling. Ruby red in colour, with hints of mulberry and raspberry. Warm, generous and well-balanced.
Tenute Rubino Primitivo, Salento
From a family run winery made from the Primitivo grape in Salento, Southern Italy. This has been aged in stainless steel to capture pure fruit of the grape. With red fruit, blueberry, blackberries and mature cherry notes. Soft tannins with a pleasing finish. Great with cheese and cold meats as well as a main dish.