Falanghina Sannio Terre Stregate 2015 Campania £30.00
Straw-yellow in color with greenish reflections, fragrant, intense aromas of jasmine and papaya lead to a crisp, lemony, floral-tinged palate with surprising weight and generosity.
Vermentino di Gallura Branu Vigne di Surrau 2015 Sardegna £40.00
Vermentino di Gallura Branu shows crisp lines and sharp definition. The wine opens to a bright straw color with easy tones of citrus, stone fruit, lime, quince and white flower. Its silky texture is followed by fresh acidity and pretty layers of dried sage and herb.
Pinot Bianco Barthenau Vigna S. Michele Hofstatter 2014 Alto-Adige £63.00
Medium-full straw yellow in colour, fresh aromas of peach combined with apple and pear on the nose, elegant and zesty on the palate, harmonious in structure, round with masses of finesse and a hint of nut on the finish.
Gavi di Gavi Bruno Broglia 2015 Piemonte £65.00
The colour is pale straw yellow with green reflections. Rich and intense bouquet on the nose with complex fragrances of wildflowers and honey. Dry and elegant sip with a harmonious lingering finish.
Largillier Nosiola Toblino 2007 Trentino £75.00
Straw yellow in colour reflected with gold; it is full on the nose with overtones of ripe and exotic-tropical fruits such as pineapple, banana, and stewed apple. A buttery note can be perceived; an extraordinary harmony, gives a long and persistent finish. The palate is rounded, ample, full-bodied, yet elegant and never cloying.
Barolo Riserva della Casa Marchesi di Barolo 2010 Piemonte £160.00
Cabernet Franc Ronco delle Betulle 2014 Friuli £44.00
This cabernet sauvignon is refined in French oak barriques for 9 months giving it a deep ruby red, strong vegetal aromas (typical of the grape variety) and evident notes of red fruits paired with nuances of mint and chocolate. The palate has good structure with soft tannins, presenting notes of chocolate and black cherries with a herbaceous background. The finish is harmonious and persistent.
Carignano del Sulcis Tupei Cantina di Calasetta 2014 Sardegna £52.00
Tupei, the archaic name of a of Calasetta’s rural areas. Tupei, the name of a vigorous wine, a tribute to the grape bearer, his job and his toil. Intense ruby red, garnet red after prolonged refinement. Winy, intense, ethereal, persistent, with warm hints of vanilla and Mediterranean bush. Dry, spacious, sapid, harmonic, intense, persistent, well-structured.
Sagrantino di Montefalco Terre della Custodia 2010 Umbria £69.00
Wine of broad and solid structure, a very intense ruby red with garnet red, fruity with notes of cassis and blueberry, and persistent plum jam, elegant woody with hints of cinnamon and cocoa and balsamic background; an attack definitely concentrated, dense and meaty, with ripe tannins, enveloping and long finish.
Lupo Bianco Maremma Rosso Gold Label Tenuta L’Impostino 2011 Toscana £89.00
Ruby red, dense and impenetrable, it strikes intensely with a spicy note of liquorice and tobacco leaf, opening onto ripe fruity hints. The taste combines the power of Sangiovese with the elegance of Merlot, pulpy and soft, with sustained freshness and soft tannins.
Taurasi Vigna Quattro Confini Benito Ferrara 2013 Campania £98.00
This distinctive expression is born in a high-altitude vineyard with clay and limestone soils with both east- and west-facing exposures. This is an elegant, cool climate Taurasi that delivers a huge balsam presence in the form of cola, rosemary spring, dried ginger, pomegranate and cherry. The bouquet is ethereal and delicate, with penetrating longevity and persistence. That special aromatic intensity is likely to become more refined and pure as this Taurasi continues its evolution
Barolo Riserva della Casa Marchesi di Barolo 2006 Piemonte £160.00
100% Nebbiole Langhe. Bright garnet red colour, complex bouquet with balmy and mint scents blended with small fruits, flowers and sweet spices. Full palate, powerful and balanced wine.Harmonious and exceptionally long-lived. A remarkably classy wine, extraordinarily rich and complex. Well match: grilled red meats, meat on the spit, game. “Haute Cuisine” white and red meats with white and dark sauces.