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2022 Alasia, Brachetto d’Acqui
The Brachetto variety may have originated in Provence, but today it is grown in much larger quantities in Italy, in particular in Piemonte. The Brachetto vine is delicate, giving low yields from which sweet red wines with the colour and flavour of strawberries are produced. The grapes for Alasia Brachetto d'Acqui are sourced from vineyards in the Monferrato hills in the south of the province of Asti. These south-west facing vineyards are situated at altitudes of 250 and 400m above sea level. The vines have an average age of 20 years and the soil is limestone clay.
The grapes are hand harvested toward the end of August. The crushed grapes are chilled in stainless steel and kept in contact with the skins for 2-3 days. Grapes are pressed in a modern pneumatic press
and the must is fermented in a pressurised tank, but fermentation is halted to leave 5.5% ABV and approximately 100g/l residual sugar.
Bright and aromatic with fresh crushed raspberries, violets and dried ros
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid£9.55 / Bottle£7.96 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2022 Alasia, Gavi
Gavi del Comune di Gavi is created entirely from Cortese grapes harvested from within the commune of Gavi and forms a crisp and refreshing white wine with broard structure. Aromas of ripe apples and apricots are noticeable, with a touch of lemon.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid£14.10 / Bottle£11.75 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2021 Araldica, Chardonnay, Piedmont
A classy example of cool-climate Italian Chardonnay from the Monferatto hills in eastern Piemonte, North-West Italy.
Cultivated in the Monferatto hills in the south of the province of Asti, on southwest facing vineyards at altitudes between 250 and 400m. The soils here are a rich combination of limestone and clay. The wine is 100% tank fermented under temperature control with 3 months on the lees.

The wine shows crisp fresh citrus fruit on the nose with a hint of green apple. On the palate it has appealing stone fruit characters, minerality in the background, a lemony finish and fresh acidity.

Great served as an aperitif, or with seafood or Caesar salad. 
Suitable for Vegetarian & Vegan diets.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £7.63 / Bottle £6.36 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2022 Araldica, Gavi del Comune di Tassarolo Valle Vento
Araldica is a co-operative, situated in the heart of Barbera d'Asti territory where they work with 230 grower members, many of whom joined the co-operative in the 1950s and have a long and loyal relationship with the winery. Their aim is "...to provide a range that is both understandable and accessible. Quite simply, wine for drinking and enjoying."
The Cortese grapes are selected from an organically farmed vineyard in the Tassarolo zone of Gavi. After hand-harvesting, vinification takes place in stainless steel at controlled temperatures, to maintain freshness and aromas. The wine spends a short time on lees before bottling.
Gently aromatic with zesty citrus, stone fruit and white flower characters. Lime, honeysuckle and mineral notes come to the fore on the expressive, vibrant palate. Ripe and textural with taut acidity leading to a clean, zingy finish.
Drink with grilled fish, shellfish, or risotto primavera.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £11.16 / Bottle £9.30 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2019 Barolo Agricola Marrone Piedmont
Established in the early part of the 20th Century the winery now includes the fourth generation of the Marrone family, who manage their vineyards with care. (All vineyard management operations are carried out exclusively by hand and no herbicides are used)

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Nebbiolo from vines with an average age of 35-40 years, growing at 300 – 350m above sea level.
Fermentation takes place at 28°C for 30 days. Malolactic fermentation in large barrels of 30 Hl (50%) and barrique (50%).

“Perfumed, in a delicate, haunting way. Then deeply earthy: mushrooms, sous bois, tart cherry and truffle. Flavours entwined with tannins that feel gossamer fine but there are so many of them that they cling to the fruit like a film of fine chalk dust. Tamarind on the finish. Determined but elegant. A slender, long-necked wine with a set jaw.”
Jancis Robinson, 16.5 points
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £26.95 / Bottle £22.46 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2019 Barolo Alasia Piemonte
Araldica's premier Barolo, sourced from carefully chosen vineyards, is a wine that is both approachable and richly flavoured.

The grapes, meticulously hand-harvested, undergo a three-year maturation process in 50hl Slavonian oak casks. Following this, the wine is gently racked from oak and fined, resulting in a fine and expressive style that encapsulates Barolo's classic blend of mature, lightly floral aromas alongside richness and structure.

The wine boasts dark plum, leather, and delicate violet notes, complemented by hints of sweet spice.
This full-bodied red is characterized by its firmness and ripeness, delivering powerful flavours that are well-balanced by ripe tannins, intricate savoury undertones, and a lingering finish. For optimal enjoyment, it is recommended to decant this Barolo and pair it with roasted red meats and game.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £20.09 / Bottle £16.74 excl. VAT / Bottle
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1979 Barolo Casetta
The Casetta family has been living in the region since 1725. Vine-growing and wine-making are age-old family traditions which continue with processes such as pruning and harvesting carried out by hand.
Barolo from 1979 is described as an excellent vintage. “complete, elegant, intensely scented, with a pleasant character.”
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £34.80 / Bottle £29 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2010 Barolo Gramolere Fratelli Alessandria
VM95+RP95
1x75cl ⋅ Margin Scheme £68 / Bottle
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2011 Bruno Giacosa, Barbaresco, Asili Riserva
VM89RP95
Internationally acclaimed for crafting wines of pure, refined, and intricate character, Bruno Giacosa embarked on his winemaking journey at a youthful age of 15, contributing to the family winery established in 1871.
Located in the village of Nieve within Piedmont, Giacosa acquired his own vineyards in 1982. Guided by his 'updated traditional' winemaking philosophy, he expertly developed the attributes of the Nebbiolo grape, achieving a balance of power and elegance in his wines.

Since 2006, Bruno's daughter, Bruna, took over the reins of the estate and has successfully maintained her father's legacy, continuing to produce exceptional wines.

“This is an incredible wine that reminds me of the perfect 2000 Barolo Rocche del Falletto. Flowers, spices, leather and animals. Dried mushrooms too. Then changes to Japanese ginger and lemon peel. Full-bodied but refined and so long. It has layers of fruit and power. Decadent. Ripe and intense. Perfect balance and harmony. “

99 Pts, James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com (November 2015)

“The 2011 Barbaresco Riserva Asili (red label) is a full and generous wine that wraps thickly over the senses. The bouquet shows enormous depth and power with a generous presentation of dark fruit, cassis, balsam herb, cola, licorice, tar and lingering smoke. There is an evident sense of fruit ripeness here that helps to build momentum and staying power. Clay soils in the vineyard site have also helped to contribute to the heft and full-bodied nature of this special wine. The finish is characterized by mild acidity and lingering flavours of ripe fruit. The opulent fruit of the wine recalls the 2007 and 2004 vintages.”

95 Pts, Monica Larner, Wine Advocate, June 2016

Drinking window – now - 2030
6x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £1,506.60 / Case £1,255.50 excl. VAT / Case
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1988 Bruno Giacosa, Barolo, Falletto
Internationally acclaimed for crafting wines of pure, refined, and intricate character, Bruno Giacosa embarked on his winemaking journey at a youthful age of 15, contributing to the family winery established in 1871.
Located in the village of Nieve within Piedmont, Giacosa acquired his own vineyards in 1982. Guided by his 'updated traditional' winemaking philosophy, he expertly developed the attributes of the Nebbiolo grape, achieving a balance of power and elegance in his wines.

Since 2006, Bruno's daughter, Bruna, took over the reins of the estate and has successfully maintained her father's legacy, continuing to produce exceptional wines.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £432.00 / Bottle £360 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2012 Bruno Giacosa, Barolo, Falletto Vigna Le Rocche Riserva
Internationally acclaimed for crafting wines of pure, refined, and intricate character, Bruno Giacosa embarked on his winemaking journey at a youthful age of 15, contributing to the family winery established in 1871.
Located in the village of Nieve within Piedmont, Giacosa acquired his own vineyards in 1982. Guided by his 'updated traditional' winemaking philosophy, he expertly developed the attributes of the Nebbiolo grape, achieving a balance of power and elegance in his wines.

Since 2006, Bruno's daughter, Bruna, took over the reins of the estate and has successfully maintained her father's legacy, continuing to produce exceptional wines.

“A rich and decadent Barolo with dark berry, meat and hints of chocolate and spice. Full body, layered and dense with some leather and walnut underlying the ripe fruit. Drink in 2020 but already beautiful.”

98 Pts, James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, October 2017

“Piercing scents of truffle, rose water, macerated cherry and medicinal herbs are the hallmarks of this elegant red. Less evolved and harmonious on the palate, with a core of sweet fruit and
tightly wound, dense tannins. Stays fresh and long on the extended finish. Best from 2022 through 2043.”

97 Pts, Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator Insider, June 2018
6x75cl ⋅ In Bond£1,700 / Case£2,059.22 incl. Duty & VAT / Case
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1979 Capetta, Barolo 1x75cl ⋅ In Bond £25 / Bottle £33.20 incl. Duty & VAT / Bottle
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1979 Casetta Paolino, Barbaresco 1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £37.80 / Bottle £31.50 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2020 Marrone, Langhe, Nebbiolo
Established in the early part of the 20th Century the winery now includes the fourth generation of the Marrone family, who manage their vineyards with care. (All vineyard management operations are carried out exclusively by hand and no herbicides are used)

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Nebbiolo
Grapes are hand-picked into small boxes and taken to the winery on sleds to avoid them being bounced about on the back of a trailer, which could break the skins, releasing juice which in turn could start to ferment in the increasingly warm weather at harvest time.

This is a youthful, aromatic, and characteristic wine that shows its connection to the Langhe region. With aromas of rose and violet petals, alongside red fruits and black cherry, with a hint of spices. The palate is full-bodied, with refined tannins and a lasting presence. It pairs exceptionally well with rustic dishes, meats, and aged cheeses.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £15.71 / Bottle £13.09 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2014 Musso, Barbaresco, Pora
The Musso Winery, established in 1929, is located in Barbaresco, Piemonte, in North West Italy. Nebbiolo grapes are cultivated in the estate vineyards of Musso in the historical cru of Pora. The soil reproduces the characteristic mixture of limestone and clay that produces a wine full of character and aging potential.

The hand harvested grapes are crushed and de-stemmed at the cellar. Vinification follows a traditional method in steel containers. The maceration lasts about 20 days fermentation takes place between 28° and 30° C. The new wine matures in oak barrels of 50 hectolitres for a total of 22-24 months.

Barbaresco “Pora” is a very expressive wine; very rich in aromas such as cherries, raspberries and wild strawberries along with hints of dried flowers, followed by cinnamon and vanilla. The flavour is consistent: full bodied, intense, with fine mature tannins.

Food Pairings: its complexity and fullness pair well with red meat, from roasts, stews and braised lo
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid£30.00 / Bottle£25 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2017 Musso, Roero, Arneis
This classic local Arneis grape from Piedmont has a yellow pale colour with a green rim. Very pleasant aroma revealing intense floral notes (acacia, chamomile) and fruity (green apple) and citrus notes (fresh lime juice) . This is a lovely wine with good structure and elegance. There is a delicate acidity which compliments the fragrant aspects of this wineFood and wine matchingAsparagus sauce béarnaiseFresh vegetable saladMarinated fish and seaweedYoung fresh goat cheese
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid£19.56 / Bottle£16.30 excl. VAT / Bottle
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1988 Nebbiolo Casetta Paolino 1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £14.40 / Bottle £12 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2020 Povero, Sibane Piemonte
With a family winemaking history dating back to 1837, Cantine Povero was established in 1948 and is currently managed by the 4th generation.
Organic farming was initiated in 1998 and certification was obtained for all 50 hectares of the vineyards in 2019.
Additionally, Cantine Provero’s commitment to the environment has lead to the installation of solar panels which generate all their electricity needs. No chemical pesticides or herbicides are used and a diverse range of flora and fauna has been introduced which helps to maintain the long-term health of the vineyards.

Winemaking: Fermentation in stainless steel, temperature-controlled tanks
Fermentation temperature: 28/30°C
Fermentation time: 12/15 days; Malolactic fermentation at 20°C Aged in oak.

Tasting Notes: An earthy wine showcasing a cosmopolitan character, it presents a complex, enveloping, and full-bodied palate with a well-balanced, elevated alcohol content. The colour is a vivid ruby red with hints of violet reflections. Noteworthy are the spicy and fruity tones, especially plum, black pepper, and black currant.

Pair with pasta and risotto dishes, grilled red meats, braised meat dishes, stew, wild game, blue cheeses
Alcoholic Content 15% vol
Drinking well now, but will develop for 8/10 years following the grape harvest.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £10.80 / Bottle £9 excl. VAT / Bottle
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1993 Prunotto, Barbaresco, Montestefano 1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £62.40 / Bottle £52 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2019 Renato Corino, Barolo, Morra 1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £31.50 / Bottle £26.25 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2018 Tenuta Cucco, Barbera d’Alba 1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £13.20 / Bottle £11 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2018 Tenuta Cucco, Dolcetto d’Alba
Tenuta Cucco began as a winery in the 1960s. In the local dialect “cucco” indicates the hilltop location of the oldest part of the vineyard, inside the Cru Cerrati. It has been an organic operation since the vintage of 2015. The vineyards are grassed and fertilized only with products of organic origin.
The vineyards of Tenuta Cucco cover 13 hectares and include a number of varieties, dominated by Nebbiolo, alongside Dolcetto, Chardonnay and Barbera.
GIAN PIERO ROMANA, AGRONOMIST AT TENUTA CUCCO
This 100% Dolcetto d’alba grape is harvested then pressed. The grape juice and the pomace are fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 26C. After 5 to 6 days, the vat is decanted. Only the juice or wine will carry on to ferment at a lower temperature. This technique brings out the fruity character of the Dolcetto d’Alba.
The softness and the good balance between the fruit and the acidity gives the wine a light, red wine style. The palate is juicy, with very low tannins.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £12.91 / Bottle £10.76 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2020 Tenuta del Melo, Gavi
Gavi di Gavi is a DOCG region in Piedmont, North West Italy. The 1,200-hectare vineyard area surrounds the city of Gavi itself. Cortese, Piedmont’s finest white grape, is at the heart of Gavi di Gavi and is distinguished by its crisp, floral, peachy, aromatic qualities. 
This is one of the best Gavis we’ve tried in recent years – you can tell that it’s been carefully made - so it’s no surprise that the Rossi Cairo family, owners of the Tenuta del Melo winery have embarked on a project of conversion to organic and biodynamic certified production.
The Cortese grapes are handpicked and fermented in stainless steel tanks before being aged on its lees for three months, giving fantastic concentration, richness, and mouth-watering freshness. Bight orchard fruits, runny honey and candied citrus fruits merge with subtle notes of almond. Lively, balanced and ever so drinkable especially paired with fresh fish or roasted vegetable dishes!
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £9.61 / Bottle £8.01 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2020 Tintero, Langhe, Arneis
Located in the steep hills of Mango in the province of Cuneo in North West Italy, the Tintero family has been winemakers here for three generations. 
Aromas of tropical fruits, pears and floral notes, this is a great example of Arneis.
Excellent as an aperitif or as an accompaniment to white meat; best drunk young and fresh. 
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £10.73 / Bottle £8.94 excl. VAT / Bottle
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2021 Alasia, Brachetto d’Acqui
The Brachetto variety may have originated in Provence, but today it is grown in much larger quantities in Italy, in particular in Piemonte. The Brachetto vine is delicate, giving low yields from which sweet red wines with the colour and flavour of strawberries are produced. The grapes for Alasia Brachetto d'Acqui are sourced from vineyards in the Monferrato hills in the south of the province of Asti. These south-west facing vineyards are situated at altitudes of 250 and 400m above sea level. The vines have an average age of 20 years and the soil is limestone clay.
The grapes are hand harvested toward the end of August. The crushed grapes are chilled in stainless steel and kept in contact with the skins for 2-3 days. Grapes are pressed in a modern pneumatic press
and the must is fermented in a pressurised tank, but fermentation is halted to leave 5.5% ABV and approximately 100g/l residual sugar.
Bright and aromatic with fresh crushed raspberries, violets and dried ros
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid£9.45 / Bottle£7.88 excl. VAT / Bottle
2022 Araldica, Barbera, Piedmont
Produced from Barbera grapes grown in vineyards in the South of the province of Asti in Piemonte (North West of Italy). Grapes are hand harvested then the grapes are arrived in the winery into stainless steel tanks for the fermentation process. 
The wine is then matured for 4-6 months in stainless steel tanks
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid £7.06 / Bottle £5.88 excl. VAT / Bottle
2020 Araldica, Chardonnay, Piedmont
A classy example of cool-climate Italian Chardonnay from the Monferatto hills in eastern Piemonte, North-West Italy.
Cultivated in the Monferatto hills in the south of the province of Asti, on southwest facing vineyards at altitudes between 250 and 400m. The soils here are a rich combination of limestone and clay. The wine is 100% tank fermented under temperature control with 3 months on the lees.

The wine shows crisp fresh citrus fruit on the nose with a hint of green apple. On the palate it has appealing stone fruit characters, minerality in the background, a lemony finish and fresh acidity.

Great served as an aperitif, or with seafood or Caesar salad. 
Suitable for Vegetarian & Vegan diets.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid£7.75 / Bottle£6.46 excl. VAT / Bottle
2014 Barbera d’Alba Brua Azienda Musso
The Musso Winery, established in 1929, is located in Barbaresco, Piemonte, in North West Italy. This Barbera d’Alba is obtained from grapes from the oldest vineyard of Musso, those located in Rio Sordo. 
The wine is made in two ways: a portion of the juice is fermented in steel tanks, while the other half ferments in barrels of 500 litres. At the end of vinification, the two types of new wine are blended to achieve the best result.
The wine aging follows two phases: first, a few months in barrels of 500 litres followed by further maturation in larger barrels of 20 hectolitres, in total for about 12 months before bottling in the spring and summer of the second year after harvest.
1x75cl ⋅ Duty Paid£19.44 / Bottle£16.20 excl. VAT / Bottle