Our Italian range is growing, adding something from Sardinia, which we haven’t had before; an unusual grape variety from the Langhe region of Piedmont; a super-fancy Montepulciano; and a sweet treat from the tiny Mediterranean island of Pantelleria.
COLLE VOTA, AGRICOLA TIBERIO, MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO
We’ve all come to know Montepulciano as a somewhat cheap and cheerful wine. This one shows how sophisticated a good one can be.
Let’s have a look…
TUA RITA, SESE PASSITO DI PANTELLERIA
Ahhhh. Nectar! This is a very special sweet wine – Passito – from one of Italy’s most southerly islands, Pantelleria, a volcanic outcrop nearer to Africa than Europe.
I’ve got to see this