Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% Big bodied wine that fully represents the area it comes from. A concentrated wine, with a complex aroma and big flavour impact. A wine that will, in the future, reveal all of its unexpressed strength.
The vines are situated at around 400m above sea level, on terraces that slope down to the Savuto river, surrounded by unpolluted woods. The “virgin” ecosystem and the wind that blows from the nearby Tyrrhenean Sea, safeguard the health of the vines and so minimise the use of agropharmaceuticals. Thermals from the nearby river intensify the aromas of the native cultivars. A south west exposure to evening sun slows down the ripening of the grapes. This softens the harshness that can sometimes be found in wines from the south. The grapes on each cultivar are picked by hand according to their ripeness. Each grape variety is vinified separately, and then amalgamated after the first decanting according to the size of the yield. Selection of grapes by hand, a slow maceration at controlled temperature and a light pressing all go towards preserving the character and fragrance of the ripe fruit.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% Full bodied ruby with purple tones. Fresh, fruity with hints of soft berries, ripe blackberries. On the palate, smooth, soft with a pleasant fruity aftertaste that lingers on the nose.
The vines are situated at around 400m above sea level, on terraces that slope down to the Savuto river, surrounded by unpolluted woods. The “virgin” ecosystem and the wind that blows from the nearby Tyrrhenean Sea, safeguard the health of the vines and so minimise the use of agropharmaceuticals. Thermals from the nearby river intensify the aromas of the native cultivars. A south west exposure to evening sun slows down the ripening of the grapes. This softens the harshness that can sometimes be found in wines from the south. Hand selection of the grapes, a slow maceration at controlled temperature and a light crushing are methods they use to preserve the character and fragrance of the ripe fruit.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% A ruby red wine with an intense, delicate and strong scents of dried fruits, tobacco and vanilla. The flavour is dry and pleasantly full.
The vinification occures with a traditional fermentation. The wine steeps for 15 days and after it is softly pressed.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% Luminous purple-red; rich bouquet of wild red berry fruit with notes of sweet violet; juicy, full-bodied palate, with fine balance between fruit and structure.
Nero di Troia grapes are harvested in the second half of October and are vinified with a short maceration at low temperature.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% A red wine with violet reflections. It has fresh red fruits aromas such as strawberry and raspberry, also spicy remnants. The flavour is fruity, fresh and greasy.
Grapes harvested by hand at full ripeness are severely selected and then destalked and pressed. The fermentation takes place in steel at controlled temperature with maceration 8 days on skins. The wine is always aged in surplus steel for 6 months and at least 2 months of aging in bottle.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% Fantastic and elegant ruby-red wine. Full, complex spectrum of aromas, particularly of violet and blackberries. It is full-bodied with a persistent and elegant notes of plum, bitter cherry, strawberry jam and black pepper.
This classic red is the result of painstaking research into exposure, chemical and physical characteristics of Campania region unique volcanic terroir and topography. Radici Taurasi is one of the most superb expressions of Ercolano terroir. Classic red vinification, long maceration with the grape skins at a controlled temperature. Refines for 30 months in French oak barriques and Slovenian oak barrels. At least 36 months in the bottles before release.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% Elegant to the palate, persistent and enveloping, with a tannin present but never rough. DOCG* Certified.
Hand-picked grapes using traditional methods during early November. Fermentation happens at a controlled temperature ranging between 22º/25ºC, the wine then is left to ripen in small American oak barrels for about 4 months, with further refinement in barrique and then in bottles. The intense ruby colour is a prelude to the unexpected intensity of scents: bush berries, small red fruits, vague fragrance of leather. DOCG* Certification: This classification denotes the highest quality recognition for Italian wines. In addition to the conditions required for DOC, the wines must be "guaranteed" by passing an analysis and a tasting by government-licensed personnel before being bottled. Also, DOCG rules reduce the allowable yield of grapes to produce the wine, limit specific alcohol levels, and minimum aging requirements.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% A fresh and fruity blend of Syrah and Nero d\'Avola grapes.
Syrah (70%) and Nero d’Avola (30%), the two indigenous Sicilian red grapes, come together in this SYNE, part of the Pietro line, in honour to Nino’s father. Since their similarities they do no curse one with the other, on the contrary, they blend to unite the qualities of both, one more fresh and red fruit oriented, the other more reminding of ripe black fruit. The blend results in a wider taste, more complex and more exciting. The complexity is also due to the aging of half of the volume during almost two years in medium toasted American barrels. The already rich base now is agreeably loaded with more vanilla and wood tannins, which give the wine also a long aging potential (5-8 years).
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% Unlike many others Nero d’ Avola is full-bodied but smooth, rounded, warm, and delightfully acid – just at the right point. It is fruity, strongly reminiscent of ripe red berry fruit, black cherry, black plum, violet, liquorice, tobacco and (Chile) pepper flavours. Dry With smooth tannins, quite strong, but not sharp at all, in good balance with the alcohol. It can age until 4-5 years.
Nero d\'Avola is the most important red wine grape in Sicily and is one of Italy\'s most important indigenous varieties. It is named after Avola in the south-east of Sicily; the vine likes hot and arid climates. A well-made Nero has good dark concentration. Because of its wild character some colleagues blend their Nero d’Avola with Frappato, Nerello Mascalese, Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot, to obtain less acidity, more elegance, more oral fragrance and softer fruit. This young NE however is Nero d’Avola in purity.
A perfect blend of Teruzzi’s vines, with grapes from both the Racciano and Ponte Rondolino locations. The wine is aged exclusively in stainless steel barrels. Balanced, with elegant tones, this wine has fruited and mineral notes typical of this variety. The taste is pleasant and complex, with an excellent balance between acidity, structure and intensity, and in which floral and citrus notes alternate. An almond aftertaste gives this wine a slightly bitter finish.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% Deep ruby red; emphatic bouquet of wild dark berry fruit, with notes of black liquorice; fruit-rich palate with excellent structure.
Negro amaro is the most typical grape variety of Salento on the southernmost part of Apulia region and has drawn great interest thanks to the character of its wines. Serve at 16-18° C by itself or in combination.
Pinot Bianco of Tenuta J. Hofstätter displays a straw-yellow color, a fresh peach aroma combined with apple and pear, an elegant and zesty taste on the palate. It is harmonious in structure, round with masses of finesse and a hint of nut on the finish.
It combines perfectly with appetizers and fish dishes!
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% A red, rich and intense wine. The taste is elegant and the soft tannins gives a drying sensation felt on the teeth and the tongue.
The grapes are macerated and fermented in steel tanks for 15-20 days, with pumpovers, punch downs and delstages.
IMPERO Blanc de Pinot Noir is the result of more than forty years of experience in the production of a still white vinification of Pinot Noir and of the will to produce a white wine by only using the varieties traditionally grown by the family. This wine is produced by softly pressing whole bunches with the utmost care to minimise skin contact and colour extraction. It is barrel fermented, aged in oak for 12 months. It’s a wine with unique characters, with great complexity and extraordinary longevity.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% A wine - not the cheese! With notes of basil, chamomile and apple.
Native to Abruzzo, Pecorino is a fresh and perfumed wine variety, that\'s both pleasant and complex at the same time. The nose opens with subtle notes of basil, chamomile flowers and apples, then continues with tones of citrus fruit - namely grapefruit and cedar - and a hint of mango.
Buying the case of 6 bottles you will save 10% Dark-berried, bold and structured wine. Pleasingly complex nose with red berry fruit, in particular sour cherry, raspberry and mulberry and floral accents with characteristics roses, followed by mentholated accents and herbs, in particular sage. Intense and powerful on the palate, with silky tannins and vegetal accents.
The vinification is carried out with 10-12 days of maceration and fermentation in steel tanks, with gentle punch-downs and brief pumpovers. Malolactic fermentation occurs in large cement tanks, and it is aged for 6 months in the bottles before it is ready for sale.
A classic italian cherry tomato and chilli pepper sauce
Hot, fiery and intense chilli is combined with aromatic garlic and onion, olive oil, herbs, and of course a whole bunch of juicy Italian tomatoes. All the ingredients used are locally produced and carefully selected. Piquant and intense, it’s usually served simply, alongside penne pasta and pecorino cheese.
Matelica Verdicchio wine is obtained entirely from Verdicchio grapes . The grapes are harvested by hand and transported immediately to the cellar where they are pressed to separate the juice from the skins. The must is lowered in temperature and then sent to ferment controlling the temperature that never exceeds 20 ° C. All winery operations are aimed at enhancing the best features of the vine respecting the grapes. Verdicchio of Matelica is a vine that requires carefulness in the processing phases because of the sensitivity of the skin of its grape. It results in must and wine with high acidity and alcoholic richness that allow a remarkable longevity, rare feature of white wines.
Unique salami made from short-aged ham meat that will impress even the snobbiest salami eaters!
This exclusive salami Mandòla, whose name recalls the Italian traditional music instrument, the mandolin, is made exclusively from selected, heavy-weight national pig. Prepared with sea salt, whole spices and left to soak in Gutturnio red wine. Perfect with white bread, seasonal fruit and red wine.
Italian Tomato Sauce with Basil
The freshness of the tomato is combined with the delicate flavor of basil for a true classic of Italian cuisine. A simple recipe that marries the creativity of Mediterranean cuisine.Use straight from the jar and stir through cooked pasta for a quick dinner.