Category: Italian Wine

Casa Roscoli Primitivo 2020
16
Jul
2021

Casa Roscoli Primitivo

Back to Italy today and before I give you my thoughts on this wine I must give congratulations (through gritted teeth) to the Italian football team for winning the Euro’s,…

Masi Campofiorin Rosso 2017
02
Jul
2021

Rosso del Veronese

Been a while since my last wine review as I have been away for a few days for a much needed twin break in Hampshire and Dorset respectively, walking, relaxing…

Maree Nero Di Troia
29
Mar
2021

Soft & silky Maree – Nero di Troia

Been a while since I reviewed an Italian wine and this bottle was like welcoming back an old friend. Warm and fruit forward describes this southern Italian bottle perfectly, this…

Alinos Vermentino
12
Jun
2020

Alinos Vermentino 2018

If you’re a fan of Sovee Bee (Sauvignon Blanc) you will probably enjoy this Italian Vermentino from the island of Sardinia. The flavour profile is similar, all be it with…

Villa Cafaggio Chianti 2016
07
Jun
2020

Chianti in the rain

Things didn’t quite go to plan when having a small family get together, didn’t imagine sitting in my sons garden, winter coat on under a gazebo which was being blown…

Cecchi Morellino Di Scansano 2018
27
May
2020

A Versatile Italian Red

I’ve often heard it said that if you are in a restaurant or at home struggling to find a wine to pair with your dinner, you would not go far…

Lugana 2018
05
May
2020

Lugana 2018

Haven’t featured an Italian white for a while now and I found this Lugana in my wine rack recently so stuck it in the fridge and I must say it…

Aldi - Fire Tree Fiano white wine
18
Feb
2020

The Fire Tree Fiano

A lovely tasting, well made wine for under a fiver, hard to find you may say, well, maybe not. I stuck one of these Italian ‘Fire Tree’ Fiano bottles in…

Gattavecchi - Rosso Di Montepulciano 2016
12
May
2019

Gattavecchi Rosso Di Montepulciano 2016

At a recent trip to Tuscany we stopped by at the Gattavecchi winery in the Argiano area in south Montepulciano, where we tasted amongst others this Rosso Di Montepulciano. Although…

27
Nov
2018

Two cracking Italians

Been a bit of an Italian Job last week with these two very enjoyable bottles  finding there way onto our dinner table. One a white from the north of Lake…

15
Apr
2018

Maretti Langhe Rosso – A Baby Barolo

This was a pleasant surprise, well, maybe not so much of a surprise as I tend to like most Italian wine but this red The ‘Maretti Langhe Rosso’ from the…

14
Jan
2018

An Italian pick me up

So here we go again with a new year and new wines to try, So what happens just into 2018 ? the dreaded flu bug hits and I’m out of…

21
Oct
2017

Ca’ Marrone Rosso Appassimento 2016

Is there a better bargain out there in the high street than this Italian stallion of a wine, the (Ca’ Marrone Rosso Appassimento) especially when on discount, currently £6.50 at…