Vermentino Toscana 2020 Valvona & Crolla 75cl £13.99
Food Pairing: Mackerel in Olive Oil Tin Rizzoli 125g
Made from 100% Tuscan Vermentino. The must, obtained by soft pressing, is cold-settled and then fermented at 17° C. It is aged for 7 months in stainless steel tanks and a further 3 months in bottle before release. The wine is pale straw-yellow with intense tree-fruit aromas and notes of tomato leaf and mint. It is fresh and zesty on the palate with balanced, intense mineral flavours. Serve chilled. Pair with fish, white meat and cheese. Also ideal as an aperitif.
Pecorino 2020 Trabocchetto Talamonti 75cl £14.79
Food Pairing: Black Olive Spread 130g La Gallinara
This white wine is made from 100% Pecorino grape, a native grape variety from the Colline Pescaresi in Abruzzo. The wine has received more awards than any other wine from the region. The nose is complex and has plenty of tropical fruit, pears, apricot and peach with a hint of grapefruit. The palate is dry, bright and fresh, medium bodied with a very good structure and balance. It has a rich concentration of fruit flavours on the palate. The finish is long and intense with some lovely grassy flavours at the end.
Malvasia Puntinata Roma 2019 Pallavicini 75cl £15.99
Grapes: Malvasia Puntinata
Food Pairing: Parente Chilli Stuffed with Tuna 280g
This wine is bright straw-yellow in colour. On the nose, it has elegant and fresh aromas with soft hints of apricot and peach. On the palate, it is soft with round fruity notes, and a mineral character on the finish.
Cesanese Rubillo 2019 Pallavicini 75cl £14.99
Food Pairing: Speck Alto Adige Hand Sliced 200g
This wine is ruby red in colour, with excellent intensity and violet hints. On the nose, there are perfumes of ripe red fruits and spice. On the palate, it is ripe and rounded, with spiced blackberry characters.
Montecarlo Rosso Riserva DOC 2016 Valvona & Crolla 75cl £19.99
Grapes: Syrah, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Sangiovese
Food Pairing: Ubriaco 200g
Our first own label Riserva wine, from the stunning 2016 vintage. Intense red wine with purple reflections. Elegant notes of red fruit and spices with light vanilla nuances. Structured but very pleasant, with fine tannins and long aftertaste.
Yume Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2016 Caldora 75cl £23.99
Grapes: Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Food Pairing: White Chocolate and Pistachio Bar Majani 250g
This fabulous wine is intense and persistent, with spicy aromas & hints of chocolate. The dominant flavour however, on both the nose and palate, is the copious fruit. This wine boasts good structure, tannins and a reassuring balance. Delicious with rich and robust main courses typical of the Abruzzo region.