Wine List

“Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, and makes weariness forget his toil.” Lord Byron

 

Not so well known Italian Wine Varieties White: Friulano : fruity wines with lively acidity and hints of minerality Arneis: Dry Crisp wine, aromas of white flowers and minerality fresh flavours of apple pears and apricots Full bodied Soave: Garganega grape variety, dry with steely mineral characters, citrus and

stone fruit characters Verdicchio Matelica: Dry white wine with a light straw colour with greenish reflections. Fruit and minerals with pleasant acidity. Inzolia: planted primarily in western Sicily ,nutty aroma, lots of structure and viscosity, Tocai : light and fragrant white wines that are known for being citrusy, floral and slightly bitter on the finish Gavi: Cortese di Gavis are light, crisp and have pleasant aromas of almonds, citrus fruits and freshly mown grass.

Not so well known Italian Wine Varieties Red: Sangiovese: light to medium-bodied with aromas of sour cherries and strawberries, often with a suggestion of spice. Nebbiolo: is an Italian red grape probably most known for making up 100% of the ruby-red Barolo DOCG, Characters can be cherries, violets and black liquorice or truffles and have rich, chewy, deep and long-lasting flavours. Nerello Mascalese. Grown at high altitudes, Complex characters, Perfumes reminiscent of Barolo and wines of Burgundy. Fruit driven soft and elegant. Ripasso Valpolicella: A key ingredient of the light red wines known as Valpolicella and Bardolino. Of these two wines at least 30% must consist by law of the lesser varietals Rondinella and Molinara. These wines tend to be light and fragrant with notes of cherries, strawberries and nuts. More serious expressions of Corvina are made by drying the grapes on straw mats prior to fermentation, a process known as Recioto or Ripasso. Sussumaniello: is a black skinned grape thought to be of Greek origin, characters may include red berries and plums high acidity dark chocolate and spicy peppery aromas Nero Di Troia: wine bursting with fresh aromas of violets, black berries and hints of star anise. On the palate it has good acidity and tannins that are lively but never astringent