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Alpha Zeta, `A` Amarone della Valpolicella,  Valpolicella, Veneto, 2016
Alpha Zeta
Amarone della Valpolicella A Alpha Zeta 2016
Alpha Zeta, `A` Amarone della Valpolicella,  Valpolicella, Veneto, 2016  85% Corvina/Corvinone , 15% Rondinella matured in oak (a mixture of large 'botti' and French oak barriques) for 18 months before bottling. This Amarone is...
£32.50
Barolo, Manfredi, Piemonte, Italy, 2016
Manfredi
Barolo Manfredi 2016
Barolo, Manfredi, Piemonte, Italy, 2016  100% Nebbiolo with 3 years maturation in oak.  Open and spicy nose with notes of berry fruits, plum, wood smoke and leather. Rich red berry fruit on the palate with good concentration, hints of...
£24.00
Chianti Classico Chioccioli, Florence, Italy 2016
Chioccioli
Chianti Classico Chioccioli 2016
Chianti Classico Chioccioli, Florence, Italy 2016  85% Sangiovese , 5 % Merlot , 5 % Syrah and 5 % Cabernet Sauvignon aged in oak for 14 months.  This top notch Chianti ia a wine of extraordinary identity, intense with fruity, floral and...
£18.99
Chianti Classico DOCG Geografico, Tuscany, Italy 2016
Geografico
Chianti Classico DOCG Geografico 2016
Chianti Classico DOCG Geografico, Tuscany, Italy 2016  Sangiovese 90%, Canaiolo 10% with 10 months in oak. Intense scents of violets with a dry flavour and good tannins.  Try with roasted meats or cheese.
£14.25
Frascati Superiore Colli di Cantone 2016
Colli di Cantone
Frascati Superiore Colli di Catone 2016
Frascati Superiore, Colli di Catone, Lazio, Italy 2016  A blend of Malvasia del Lazio, Malvasia di Candia and Trebbiano Toscano. All hand picked, unoaked. Bright pale straw colour. Characteristic grapey nose. Soft, textured palate with a dry and...
£12.00
Recioto Della Valpolicella 2016, Giuseppe Lonardi DOC Classico, Verneto, Italy
Giuseppe Lonardi
Le Arele Recioto Della Valpolicella 2016
"Le Arele" Recioto Della Valpolicella 2016, Giuseppe Lonardi DOC Classico, Verneto, Italy  A blend of Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Molinara with 20 months in oak.  This sweet red wine has a deep ruby ­colour. The wine has a spicy...
£27.25
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Nebbiolo, Pio Cesare, Langhe DOC, Piemonte 2016
Pio Cesare
Nebbiolo Pio Cesare 2016
Nebbiolo, Pio Cesare, Langhe DOC, Piemonte, Italy 2016  100% Nebbiolo aged in medium-toasted French oak for 24 months: 20% in barriques, 80% in 20-50 hectolitre casks.  Intense and ripe berry fruit along with mild and almost sweet...
£32.95