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Abruzzo

  • De Canal Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2008 NZD $17.95 NZD $16.95 Out of Stock
    This wine comes from the Abruzzo region, which is located mid-way down the eastern coast of Italy. Produced from Montepulciano grapes, this wine is deep plum coloured with intense spice and cherry aromas, a luscious, fruity, medium-bodied palate and smooth tannins. Serve at room temperature with pasta, pizza, red meat, game or cheese.... more »

Chianti - Tuscany

  • Renzo Masi Chianti Riserva 2013 NZD $29.95 NZD $27.95
    Renzo Masi, with over 150 years of experience in Tuscany, he obviously knows how to make Chianti. This is his Rufina Chianti Riserva which is mainly made from Sangiovese and a little bit of Caniolo, it is everything that you expect from top Chianti, dry, leathery, salty with a high degree of acidity and vibrancy. 2011 is drinking beautifully now however will also cellar for another 4-5 years and if you are going to have any pasta, pizza or plain grilled meats, there is nothing better!... more »
  • Straccali Chianti 2015 NZD $18.95 NZD $17.95
    Giulio Straccali has been producing Chianti from his very own vineyards since 1925. This is a medium bodied Chianti which is dry, leathery and spicy with hints of dry herbs such as rosemary, thyme and tarragon. This is exactly what you would expect for a wonderful Chianti that is drinking beautifully now but will also cellar for 3-4 years and perfect with pastas, anti-pasto etc.... more »
  • Straccali Chianti Classico 2015 NZD $29.95 NZD $26.95
    A great example of a Chianti Classico, medium to full bodied, concentrated and dry yet bursting with dry herbs, slight saltiness to it with perfect balance, complexity and structure. In essence what you would expect from a superb Chianti Classico that just goes fantastically well with Tuscan dishes such as pastas, prosciutto etc. Drink now or cellar for the next 4-5 years.... more »
  • Straccali Orvieto Classico 2014 NZD $17.95 NZD $16.95
    A sensational Orvieto Classico which is dry, flinty, fresh and crisp. This is ideally for summer time to serve with fish, shell fish, antipasto etc. Completely unoaked yet profound and full bodied with hints of ripe pear and herbs. Excellent now but will also keep for another couple of years or so.... more »

Piedmont

  • Aldo Conterno Barolo "Bussia" 2013 NZD $168.95
    Everything you expect from a top notch Barolo, 2013 turned out to be very good vintage perhaps in the style of 2010, spring flowers, spice and truffle on the nose with a vibrant and linear dimension on the palate. Firm and refined tannins with structure and concentration, wonderfully layered and complex, simply put a terrific Barolo that will evolve for many years. Will cellar for the next 7 years plus.... more »
  • Aldo Conterno Barolo Cicala 2013 NZD $304.95 Out of Stock
    “The aromas of flowers, blackberries, and white truffles are superb. Full to medium body and ultra-fine tannins. The finish lasts for minutes. An amazing Cicala. Don't miss this. Drink in 2022.” 99/100 James Suckling... more »
  • Aldo Conterno Barolo Colonnello 2013 NZD $304.95
    “Terrific aromas of blackberries, walnuts, spices, bark and mushrooms. Full body, ultra-fine tannins and bright acidity. So beautiful now but be patient. This needs four or five years to come completely together. Wow. What class and precision define this wine. The aromas show such subtle complexity and beauty. Full and tight with a solid core of fruit. Polished tannins to the maximum. Better in 2021.” 98/100 James Suckling... more »
  • Aldo Conterno Barolo Romirasco 2013 NZD $439.95
    “Beautiful dark fruits of crushed raspberries and blueberries plus hints of champignon mushrooms and black truffles. Lavender undertones. Full and chewy with lots of tannins. Old vines give this a mossy, bark-like undertone. Needs five to six years to come around.” 98/100 James Suckling... more »

Puglia

  • Il Mandorlo Negroamaro 2014 NZD $22.95 NZD $19.95 Out of Stock
    Italy produces one of the most varied and dynamic wines in the world. Negroamaro is the grape variety mainly grown in the south, produces rich, dark, concentrated yet refined wines. This is from the region of Puglia very much the heel of Italy known for producing mainly red wines that are robust, very full bodied with great concentration and power. The 2014 is a little young but very approachable now but will also keep for the next 4-5 years.... more »
  • Menhir Cinque Passi Negroamaro 2007 NZD $21.95 $17.95
    There are very few areas in the world with the history and traditions of wine making equal to Puglia in the South of Italy, their wine making history goes back to the Phoenicians, Greeks and the Romans, who eventually introduced wine to the rest of Europe. There are very few areas in the world which have undergone such an enormous transformation in the last 10 years. They have gone from producing very much bulk and dull wine to world class, modern, juicy, exciting and sexy wines. Menhir is very much a family affair that is situated in Salento, South of Puglia. The wine it is made in a modern style yet not ignoring tradition or its terroir, the 2007 it is the best vintage they have made up to date, ripe fruit intensity with mineral notes, power, balance and amazing middle palate.... more »

Sardinia

  • Agricola Punica Barrua 2012 NZD $64.95 NZD $52.95
    The so-called Sassicaia of Sardinia, made in collaboration with local Sardinian growers, is becoming a reference point for wines from this island and even Italy. Made from a blend of 85% Carignan, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot. On the nose it exhibit spice, black fruits, game and hints of leather. The palate is superb, balanced, poised and full bodied with great depth, length and concentration. This is a wine that has the potential within years to rival Sassicaia itself but at a fraction of the price.... more »

Sicily

  • Monte Nobile Nero d’Avola 2012 NZD $19.95 NZD $18.95
    Sicily has come a long way over the last 20 years, always known for producing very dark red and bulk wines, has now come of age producing not only stunning reds but also whites. Nero d’Avola is a variety grown on the island for many years and it produces full bodied, dark and rich gamey wines. This will complement Mediterranean cuisine perfectly even though it is full bodied, the tannins are juicy, subtle and generous. Drinking now or over the next 5-6 years.... more »

Marche

  • Garofoli Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2014 NZD $23.95 NZD $21.95
    Verdicchio had a great comeback over the last 15-20 years, situated in Marche, central east of Italy and has also been known for producing a crisp, flinty and mineral wine that is excellent with shellfish, fish and white meats. The modern versions are mostly tank fermented with no oak or over elaborate winemaking but yet displaying excellent concentration, depth and freshness. Try with fish, shellfish or pastas.... more »

Tuscany

  • Antinori "Pian delle Vigne-Vigna Ferrovia" Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2010 NZD $209.95 $198.95 Out of Stock
    “Fantastic aromas of dark fruits, mineral, bark and fresh mushroom follow through to a full body, firm and silky tannins and a long, long finish. Beautiful mouthfeel of velvety tannins. One of the greatest Brunellos ever made by Antinori. Drink or hold.” 98 Points – James Suckling “Here's a wine that opens to a beautifully dark and bold appearance. The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Pian delle Vigne Vignaferrovia sees fruit sourced from a slightly higher altitude compared to the Brunello annata. As a result, you get more definition and sharpness here. This Brunello shows a great level of depth and structure with soft lines, a rich texture and general opulence. The wine is aged in small barrel and sees a second phase of aging in larger oak casks.” 93 Points – Robert Parker (Wine Advocate)... more »
  • Antinori Campogrande Orvieto Classico 2011 NZD $28.95 NZD $26.95
    For lovers of Sauvignon Blanc, this is a perfect alternative. Orvieto made from a blend of Grechetto, Procanico and a touch of Malvasia Bianca is an incredibly fresh, crisp and flinty wine that suits a variety of dishes also it exhibits a beautiful brilliant yellow green colour, intensely fruity but still elegant and harmonious. It is 12% alcohol level which makes it ideal for lunch or also as an aperitif. What we like about this wine is that it is also dry and light yet it exhibits very good middle palate, length and structure. Have it with prosciutto or shell fish.... more »
  • Antinori Tignanello 2012 NZD $139.95 $129.95
    "Here’s a structured red with lots of finesse. It opens with alluring aromas of fragrant blue flowers, red berries, baking spices and exotic herbs while the firm, vibrant palate delivers black cherry, crushed raspberry, clove, orange zest, licorice and a sprinkling of white pepper. It’s still young but well balanced, with tightly woven but polished tannins and fresh acidity. Drink 2017–2024. 95/100" - Wine Enthusiast... more »
  • Antinori Tignanello 2013 NZD $151.95
    “This is amazing on the nose with blackberry, black truffle, dried cherry and hints of tobacco. So complex on the nose. Almost no need to taste it. Full body, soft and velvety tannins, and a persistent, fabulous finish. The mouthfeel is magic. 80% Sangiovese and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink or hold.” - James Suckling Score: 97/100... more »

Veneto

  • Botter Pinot Grigio 2015 NZD $19.95 NZD $18.95
    Botter Pinot Grigio is light and crisp, with plenty of classic Pinot Grigio melon aroma and flavor. What it doesn't have is a classic overpriced price tag. It is all you could ask for in a Pinot Grigio, and at one third the price of the high priced brand! Superb Pinot Grigio that punches well above its weight and ideal with shellfish, fish and white cheeses. Drink now or keep for 2 years.... more »
  • Carpene Malvolti Prosecco Brut N.V. NZD $29.95 NZD $24.95
    Also produced from the prosecco grape in the Charmat method, this wine is delightfully smooth, fresh and well balanced with plenty of light refreshing bubbles and drier than the dry. A multiple award winning wine of great distinction.... more »
  • Carpene Malvolti Rosé Brut NZD $39.95 NZD $34.95
    From the region of Veneto, northern Italy, Carpene Malvolti has been producing sparkling wine since 1860, one of the longest histories in the production of sparkling wine. This is made from Pinot Nero and Raboso. The blend of these two varieties along with a slow fermentation in pressurised tanks has produced an intensely perfumed and floral wine. Wonderful refined bubbles with a delicate bouquet yet full rounded flavour, bright pink in colour with crimson highlights, very refreshing, vibrant and fresh.... more »
  • Mezza Corona Pinot Grigio Riserva 2014 NZD $29.95 NZD $26.95
    Our new arrival of our most popular Pinot Grigio, we have literally sold 100s of cases and once you try it is quite easy to understand why. The north east of Italy where this particular Pinot Grigio is from produces some outstanding cool climate white wines. It is crisp, light and delicate, slightly oily with hints of Turkish delight, pine nuts and some lovely acidity. If you are tired of semi-sweet heavy Pinot Gris, this is for you, refreshing, flinty and mineral, excellent with food or without and drinking well now or over the next couple of years.... more »

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