Wines Included In This Case Are:
Soave Classico, Pieropan (Soave, Veneto, Italy)
(85% Garganega , 15% Trebbiano di Soave)
This is a fresh and expressive Soave, with classic aromas of white flowers, almond blossoms, marzipan and a touch of citrus. Rounded, ripe fruit is perfectly balanced by a fresh, clean acidity. Long and fragrant, it has a note of fine, almond pastry on the finish.
`Sur Sur` Grillo , Donnafugata (Marsala, Sicily, Italy)
SurSur is made from Grillo grapes, an ancient grape variety from Sicily. The wine is brilliant straw yellow in colour and is extremely aromatic and intriguing with notes of stone fruit, especially peach and aromas of wild flowers and cut grass. The palate is soft and fragrant and offers perfect harmony between aroma and taste.
Pinot Grigio Ramato, Specogna (Colli Orientali, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)
(100% Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris)
This wine is soft pink in colour with copper highlights, a characteristic of this varietal. It is fresh and floral on the nose, with aromas of apples, pears and elderflower. On the palate, it has an apple and pineapple character with a lively, lifted finish and hints of freshly-baked bread.
Barco Reale di Carmignano, Capezzana (Carmignano, Tuscany, Italy)
(70% Sangiovese , 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Canaiolo, 5% Cabernet Franc)
Barco Reale is the youthful wine from the Carmignano area, made from Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. Soft, full and fruity, it has lovely aromas of cherries and plums.
This wine is deep purple in colour with ruby red highlights. On the nose, cherry and plum aromas are complemented by a touch of oak. Rounded and ripe on the palate, it shows lovely balanced fruit and tannin structure. There is a hint of spiced berries on the long, elegant finish.
`Palazzo della Torre`, Allegrini (Valpolicella Classico, Veneto, Italy)
(40% Corvina , 30% Corvinone, 25% Rondinella, 5% Sangiovese)
Allegrini’s take on the “Ripasso” method is made from a portion of grapes dried just for this wine (and not from the Amarone pomace).
This wine is ruby red in colour with enticing aromas of dried cherry and hints of cloves, cinnamon and vanilla. Smooth & velvety in texture, it is well-balanced and offers ripe, juicy dark fruit, with soft tannins and refreshing acidity.
`Cartagho` Nero d’Avola, Mandrarossa (Menfi, Sicily, Italy)
(100% Nero d`Avola)
This is an approachable, balanced and robust Nero d’Avola, typical of good quality Sicilian wines with a unique character, soft approachable fruit and a mineral quality on the finish.
This wine is intense red in colour with purple reflections. On the nose, it has powerful aromas of blackberries and cherries. On the palate, there are intense flavours of black fruit with hints of dates and maritime pine.