28 Feb 2014
February 28, 2014

10 Good Value Italian Wines

There are many great Italian wines, here are ten good value wines from G&O to get you started. If any take your fancy, please call us for a quote.


Bardolino Chiaretto
Bardolino Chiaretto Campagnola – Light pink in colour, this rosé has a fresh, fruity bouquet with hints of cherries. It is dry, harmonious and lively on the palate, with a slightly bitter aftertaste.


Primitivo Feudo
Primitivo Feudo Badala – A dry, dark red wine with inviting, juicy flavours of fruit. It possesses enriched aromas of cinnamon and cloves. Soft and velvety, it is a pleasing, tasty and well-rounded choice.


Montepulciano Remonti
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Remonti – A ruby-red wine with garnet hues, along with with a persistence of red fruits on the nose and a hint of vanilla. Intense and balanced on the palate, with plenty of red fruit.


Merlot Marchese
Merlot Marchese della Torre – Deep ruby in colour with aromas of plum and black cherry on the nose. Soft and rich on the palate with a smooth finish.


Falanghina Iovine
Falanghina Beneventano Iovine – A pale yellow wine with plenty of fruity notes on the nose. A very fresh and pleasant wine.


Grillo Marchese della Torre – A basket full of tropical fruits greets the nose with this young Grillo. On the palate it displays youthful vigour, but with gentle fullness. A wonderfully rounded wine, perfect for Italian classics such as antipasto or seafood.


Pinot Marchese
Pinot Grigio Marchese della Torre – Floral aromas with classic pinot grigio hints of peach and pear tree. Luscious on the palate, a well built wine. A pleasantly marked acidity.


Toscana Rosato
Toscana Rosato Roccamena – A crispy red fruit bouquet with notes of rose and melon. Fresh and light on the palate with lingering flavours of red berries on the finish.


Trebb Rubicone
Trebbiano del Rubicone – A yellow straw colour with golden flashes accompanies a vinous, pleasant aroma. On the palate it is dry and harmonious. A low acidity and a nice finish are the hallmarks of this wine.


Sangiovese La Sagrestana – Aromas of bright berry fruit and violets merge with zesty spice and intense juicy flavors of ripe raspberry, plum and black cherry in this medium-bodied, food-friendly wine.  Pairs perfectly with a variety of foods such as spicy pastas, red meats and poultry, as well as aged cheeses.