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We have imported wines from Italy for over 20 years now and we find the wines ever more unfathomable, perhaps I am taking it too seriously for this is a country full of life, literally when considering the line of volcanic activity running up its spine, and the wines are born out of a love of food and friendship.

The unique line up of wines in every region is the result of history, it is not part of some big plan.
Italy was only unified in 1870 and it is a story of independent city states rather than of a nation. This independence ensured the diversity of culture, food and wine and local traditions have been proudly defended.
Again, the more I read the less I know.

 Abruzzo /  Alto Adige /  Aosta /  Apulia /  Basilicata /  Calabria /  Campania /   Emilia Romagna  /  Friuli /  Lazio /  Liguria /  Lombardia /  Marche /  Molise /  Piemonte /  Sardegna /  Sicilia /  Sudtirol /  Toscana /  Trento /  Umbria /  Veneto

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  1. Recchia Poderi del Roccolo. Bardolino Chiaretto 2015

    A charming, fresh rosé with light strawberry fruit and a slight, creamy texture.


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  2. Recchia Poderi del Roccolo. Bardolino 2016

    Soft and easy cherry fruit and mineral and herb lifting it out of the ordinary. 


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  3. Righetti. Valpolicella Ripasso 'Campolieti' 2012

    Coffee, chocolate and ripe fruit on the nose, there is more than hint of Amarone in the background. This is a full and forward wine that is delicious when young and always has the structure to improve for years.


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  4. Recchia Masua di Jago. Valpolicella Superiore 2014

    Damson, burnt caramel and fig aromas, elegant black cherry fruit, a touch of menthol, clove and strawberry jam.


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  5. Bionda. Valpolicella Classico 2014

    What a wine – almost like biting into an apple with the purest black cherry fruit, incredibly floral, an exceptional light red.


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  6. Bionda. Valpolicella Classico Superiore 'Casal Vegri' 2012

    A serious release of this single vineyard wine, firm mature tannin, deep and elegant fruit.  A wine which reflects the vendemmnia and altitude of this Merano site and attitude of the Castellani men.


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  7. Bionda. Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso 'Malavoglia' 2013

    Fig, date and black berry aromas. Hot, spiced, sweet damson fruit, very pure and defined.


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  8. Bionda. Amarone 2010

    A magnificent and exuberant Amarone, depths of mocha, espresso and black cherry, fig damson and porcini.


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  9. Righetti. Valpolicella Ripasso 'Campolieti' Double Magnum 300cl

    Righetti Valpolicella Ripasso Campolieti
    Valpolicella Ripasso DOC


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    £50.00
  10. Righetti. Amarone 'Capitel de Roari' Double Magnum

    A traditional Amarone made from hand selected bunches that represent the cream from Righetti's grape growers.

     


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    £85.00

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