Incredibly rich and intense, this wine is undoubtedly one of the greatest Valpolicellas. Tiny vineyard yields give a hugely concentrated wine, and 50% of the berries are dried on racks for 20 days to intensify the wine's flavours, resulting in a lovely concentration with a spicy flavour and balanced freshness showing vibrant bitter cherries.
Costa di Bussia Barolo Riserva is made from 100% estate grown Nebbiolo grapes, aged for at least 3 years in oak casks, then a further 2 years in bottle before release. The result of this careful ageing is a Barolo Riserva of real class, full of spicy, gamey flavours, a firm, grippy mouth-feel, and an extremely long, complex finish.
The nose offers a wide range of fruity aromas as well as hints of liquorice and ripe blackberries. The complex, elegant palate shows plenty of fruit alongside savoury flavours, finishing long and vibrant.
Barbera d'Asti 'La Court' Michele Chiarlo is frequently awarded the Gambero Rosso's prestigious "3 Bicchieri" award. This wine is arguably the finest Barbera d'Asti of them all; aged in vats and French barriques for 12 months, it will happily age for 10 years. Its rich, yet elegant, cherry, cedar and chocolate flavours are truly delicious!
Savoury flavours of dark cherries and black stone fruits combine with notes of dried herbs, smoky oak, with a hint of coffee and vanilla in the background. A rounded, full-bodied red wine with a spicy, persistent and lingering aftertaste.
Michele Chiarlo Barolo 'Tortoniano' takes its name from the Tortonian geological area, which allows the production of Barolos of exceptional elegance; endowed with complex fragrances as well as rich flavours and delicate but firm tannins.
An intensely flavoured but elegant Amarone with a warm character of savoury raisined fruit and spicy pepper. Concentrated aromas of ripe blueberries, blackberries and cherries are enhanced with a hint of spicy oak. The palate is rich, full bodied and complex, with beautiful balance and a long, elegant finish.
Primitivo di Manduria Riserva '62 Anniversario' San Marzano MAGNUMS (used to be labelled 'Old Vines Pazzia') is a single varietal Primitivo, from a small vineyard parcel in the heart of the superior Manduria DOC. Hand picked grapes are fermented slowly, then aged in French and American oak barriques for 12 months.
Plums and baked cherries on the nose with hints of bay leaf. Magnificently rich and soft on the palate with rich cherry and blueberry flavours and some sweet spice. Long, dry finish with a touch of fresh blueberries.
Elegant, complex balsamic sensations of mint and fruit jam. A classic single vineyard Barolo from the most prestigious hillside between the villages of La Morra and Barolo, showing layers of leather, cloves and chocolate over a silky texture, elegant, long and beautifully balanced.
A rich and opulent wine, showing intense aromas of ripe dark berried fruits with a hint of bitter almond. Beautifully concentrated deep fruits are layered with nuances of elegant oak and savoury notes, through to a smooth palate, with supple tannins and a fine, lingering finish.
Cannubi is the apogee of Barolo. Aromatically intense, aristocratic and with superb persistence, it shows notes of blackcurrants, liquorice, cinnamon, mint and tobacco. Elegant and seductive, with a great structure and a silky texture, this celebrated cru is noted for its extraordinary completeness and personality.