An interesting blend, the earthiness of the Sangiovese being perfectly balanced by the juiciness of the Merlot to produce a fruit-laden easy drinking wine, but with enough backbone to accompany most foods. Very versatile.
An interesting and versatile blend, the earthiness of the Sangiovese being perfectly balanced by the juiciness of the Merlot to produce a fruit-laden easy drinking wine, but with enough backbone to accompany most foods.
Novita Sangiovese Rubicone is a fresh, easy-drinking red from Emilia-Romagna, in the north-east of Italy. The wine shows soft berry flavours, delicate tannins and full flavours. A perfect match for white meats or summer barbecues.
Il Sacrato Sangiovese Merlot Rubicone is a fresh, berry-scented red blend from Emilia-Romagna, in the north-east of Italy. The Sangiovese shows a lovely perfume, medium weight and persistence and combines well with the berried ripeness of the Merlot. A medium weight wine with good depth of flavour and a soft round finish.
Negroamaro 'Il Pumo' Salento San Marzano is a rich, structured red, made from Apulia's native Negroamaro grape variety. It shows dark cherry and spiced raspberry aromas, with a firm, vibrantly fruity palate, which shows a hint of chocolate on its long finish.
A brilliant, deep red Nero d'Avola with rich, juicy flavours of ripe plum and black cherries interlaced with subtle violet notes. Concentrated on the palate, the deep fruit flavours are backed by soft, ripe tannins and a spicy character on the finish.
San Silvestro Piemonte Barbera 'Ottone 1' is a deeply-coloured unoaked Italian red with soft tannins and vibrant cherry flavours. This wine is a great value, easy-drinking alternative to the more expensive wines made in the nearby Barbera d'Alba and Barbera d'Asti DOCs.
Il Pumo Salice Salentino San Marzano is a deep ruby red wine with an intense bouquet of cherry, plum and spicy notes combined with a hint of Mediterranean herbs. Full bodied with a pleasantly fresh finish.
Sacchetto Pinot Nero Trevenezie is a ripe, juicy unoaked Pinot from Italy's Veneto region. With fresh cherry and raspberry flavours, Sacchetto's is the best Pinot Noir we've tasted at this price. A light to medium bodied wine that pairs well with roasted white meats and pasta dishes.
Primitivo 'Il Pumo' Salento San Marzano is a spicy, unoaked wine, from Apulia's signature red grape. The Primitivo grape is in fact identical to California's spicy Zinfandel, but in its native land of Apulia, it makes intense red wines, full of plum, prune and fresh herb aromas, with a ripe, velvety mouth-feel.
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Avegiano Bove is a soft but full-bodied Italian red. It is aged for 6 months in small Slovenian oak casks, followed by a further 4 months in bottle, prior to release, giving it spiced berry aromas, a satisfying, velvety mouth feel and a long finish.
Aglianico 'Trigaio' from Feudi di San Gregorio is a full flavoured, rich wine with succulent red fruits and spicy notes. Aromas of cherries and raspberries follow through to the palate, which is full bodied and well balanced with great freshness.
Rèmole Rosso is a deep purple red colour, brilliant and intense. The nose reveals decisive scents of blackcurrant, raspberry and black cherry, followed by delicate spicy notes. On the palate, a warming note is balanced out wonderfully by a fresh vivacity, marrying elegance and balance with great softness.