Italian Wine



Louis Bouillot ‘Perle d’Aurore’ Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé Brut NV, France (£18.99 The Flying Corkscrew, The Guildford Wine Company, Richard Granger Wines, Dillies, The Food Company, Berits & Brown, Cornelius Beer & Wine, The Fine Wine Company, Ellies Cellar, Gwin Llyn Wines) Sweet fruit – red berry and apple – […]

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Purato Cataratto/Pinot Grigio IGT Sicilia 2011 (£6.99-£7.99 Ocado, Rhythm & Booze) Attractive honest juicy gluggable style, lively peachy fruit with a slightly smoky citrus bite and a touch of walnut skins, not too complex but satisfying. B+ The Society’s Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2011, Marches (£6.25 The Wine […]

Wine Tasting Video: Assorted Italian Whites



Guerrieri Rizzardi Valpolicella Classico 2010, Veneto, Italy (£15.99 The Wine Alley) The smoky vanilla oak sheen and the ripe berry fruit veering towards the slightly baked and overripe may appeal to some, but I want my Valpol to be fresher and perkier than this. C+ Tenuta I Collazzi ‘Collazzi’ Toscana […]

Wine tasting Video: Italian reds from Veneto and Tuscany + ...



Yali Wetland Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2011, Colchagua, Chile (£6.99 Morrisons) Not much to start with but then opens up to show fresh but gentle red berry, blackcurrant and redcurrant fruit freshened up by notes of citrus and baked apple. B(-) Guerrieri Rizzardi Bardolino DOC Chiaretto 2011, Veneto, Italy (£12.99 Harrods, […]

Wine tasting Video – Rosé wines from six countries