AUTHENTIC ITALIAN right in the heart of Brighton
AUTHENTIC ITALIAN right in the heart of Brighton
Our sparkling wines served by 125ml glass or 750ml bottle
A traditional blend of sparkling grape varieties, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, this wine has a gorgeous rose gold blush colour with lifted strawberries, cherries and orchard fruit characters on the palate. Wonderfully textured, it is the perfect aperitif!
Famed Prosecco producer of sparkling grape varieties, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, this wine has a gorgeous rose gold blush colour with lifted strawberries, cherries and orchard fruit characters on the palate. Wonderfully textured, it is the perfect aperitif!
Our Italian whites served by 125ml glass or 750ml bottle
A dry, medium bodied wine that is zesty, fresh and aromatic. Lively aromas of pear, white peach, lime and pink grapefruit are typical with subtle citrus zest and fresh almond. Comparable to Soave or an Australian Semillon.
Incredible ripe tropical and peach perfume then leads to stone fruit and citrus flavours with svelte texture. This is a wine of finesse, deft richness and complemented with mineralogy. Elegant and one of Italy's most stylish wines.
Of uncertain origin, the Pecorino grape has been grown for centuries in the central regions of Italy and produces a dry, medium bodied wine that is somewhat of a cross between a Pinot Gris and a Sauvignon Blanc. It has a fruity aroma with citrus and tropical nuances, white peach and papaya. It has a lingering, fresh taste with a slightly balsamic finish.
Organically-grown Fiano grapes are hand-harvested from the Cannito vineyard, which is situated on slopes looking out over the Gulf of Salerno. This Fiano has a lovely, delicate combination of green apple and pear fruit characters and an elegant minerality, together with a creamy acidity and a crisp finish.
A dry, light bodies wine with fresh, fruity peach, honeydew and citrus zest characters, much like a Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Gris but with an extra richness that adds a little extra punch.
Historic winery producing a classic, fruit driven Grigio style. Aromatic, floral and vibrant with hallmark orchard fruits, pear and balanced texture.Great with antipasti, seafood and pasta.
Our Australasian whites served by 125ml glass or 750ml bottle
This wine has lifted floral and rose petal aromas that are perfectly balanced with beautiful, citrus and stone fruit characters and crushed wildflower on the palate - it is crisp and fresh with a wonderfully racy acidity. Ideal with seafood and other aromatic dishes.
An elegant wine with a finely concentrated palate - aromotic stonefruit characters abound, with lifted, exotic floral notes rose petal nuances and some nutty, flinty charcters. A silky texture and lingering smooth finish that is well matched to grilled fish dishes or any food with either spicy elements or a rich cream based sauce.
A super fresh, fruit driven style that offers plenty of lifted, juicy passionfruit and herbaceous aromas that leap out of the glass. The flavours on the palate match the aromas, combining the ripe, juicy fruit with fresh lemon and lime. A vibrant wine with a crisp, dry finish that is perfectly matched to any seafood, shellfish, salads or alternatively enjoyed as an aperitif.
A delicious wine to drink either as an aperitif or with food. This is a very moreish wine that displays the hallmark Sauvignon Blanc characters; fresh passionfruit and ripe gooseberry with a crisp, clean mouthfeel. Ideal with seafood and other, fresh, lighter style dishes.
A golden colour, this wine displays yellow nectarine, grapefruit, cinnamon and ginger notes with a touch of mint and some floral hues. Lovely and fresh but with a gentle richness to the mouthfeel too - there is a very 'white Burgundy' feel to this wine and it is well matched to fish and shellfish as well as any dish served with rich, buttery sauces.
This wine has a fine boned structure, with a creamy mouthfeel. Refined and yet complex, with a wonderful purity, it is a beautifully sophisticated and fresh, modern style of Chrdonnay with intense fruit characters. Perfectly enjoyed with grilled chicken or veal dishes, mushrooms and pasta with light, cream based sauces.
Our Rosé wines served by 125ml glass or 750ml bottle
Made from the Shiraz grape, this rose has a beautiful, copper-pink hue and is wonderfully enticing. Lovely, sweet Turkish delight and vanilla aromas abound and there is a playful spritz to the mouthfeel. Red apple, pomegranite and pink grapefruit characters are evident on this delightfully crsip, dry wine. Ideal with light salads and light pasta dishes, especially with seafood, shellfish and grilled fish.
An elegant, pale pink colour, this wine is stylish and beautifully balanced with floral, fresh stonefruit and citrus aromas and a wonderfully minerality. Perfect as an aperitif or matched to lighter dishes.
Our Italian reds served by 125ml glass or 750ml bottle
Revered in Italy's south as Nebbiolo is in the north, from ancient soils and certified organic, the comparisons are justified. Violets and cherry blossom abound with an array of cherry notes, dark fresh and vibrant. A wine to savour with spice and grip to compliment any dish.
Authentic Chianti from a prominent Tuscan producer. Bold, ruby red berry fruits, leafy herbs and medium bodied with a quintessential earthy spice. Made to be enjoyed with pasta and roast meats.
Bright, fresh and a great introduction to the region of Montepulciano, this wine is bursting with bright aromas of strawberry, raspberry and pomegranate. Notes of violets and rose petals complement the cherry, red currant and white pepper characters. A delicate finish of sage and thyme lingers on the tongue. A wonderful Sangiovese wine.
The 13th Century Ormanni Estate is located right in the heart of Chianti. Proof of the incredible heritage of this Tuscan property can be found in Dante Alighieri’s 'Divina Commedia', in which the Ormanni family is mentioned. This wine is a beautifully elegant Sangiovese with a generous, fruity core, intense fragrance and with great drinkability.
This wine is made from top quality Nero d'Avola grapes grown in the unique climate of the island of Sicily. Nero d'Avola is an indigenous grape local to the area and something of a Sicilian specialty. The wine has intense ruby colour with violet hints. A rich bouquet with dark berry and pomegranate notes. The taste is velvety and structured, a robust red with a long finish.
Founded in 2006, Tenuta Ulisse is today the symbolic mark of the enological renaissance in Abruzzo. This wine has great structure, is complex and elegant and well balanced with opulent fruit and a lingering finish. A beautifully plush wine.
Located in the village of Barolo in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, wine was originally produced from the estate vineyards exclusively for the family restaurant after which this wine is named; the Trattoria al Buon Padre. The reputation of Viberti Barolo spread leading to demand beyond Piedmont. Today the wines are superior quality, world-class Barolos.
The name Primitivo translates roughly as ‘early one’ referring to the variety's early- ripening nature. Known for producing inky, tannic wines that are both intensely flavoured and deeply coloured, it is commonly accepted as the historic grape behind southern Italy's flagship wines.
Our Australasian reds served by 125ml glass or 750ml bottle
This wine is a beautiful representation of the typical Mornington light bodied pinot noir style, with excellent structure and depth. It has an expressive nose with plenty of red cherry and strawberry notes with spice hues. Fresh and juicy, it is classically matched to duck and other game dishes but also perfect with salmon and pasta.
A wonderfully lively and bright Pinot Noir that is elegant and well structured with powerful, rich, ripe fruit characters and a fine oak influence. Aromatic and spicy, dark cherries are at the forefront. Wonderful matched with richer duck and game dishes and robust pasta dishes.
From Spreyton in North-West Tasmania, maritime climate and single vineyard. This is pure Pinot Noir country. A Pinot with a velvet glove of power and finesse. Intense nose of red fruit, cherries and plums with classic forest floor undertones. Complex ripe plums, quince, berries, roasted notes and a firm earthy and savoury finish that is fresh and keeps going. Duck and game meats matching is classic but this is a true allrounder. A serious Pinot and one of Tassie's finest.
Rich, vibrant blackcurrant fruit characters are evident in this powerful wine that is luscious and silky soft to drink. Well matched with grilled meat dishes, particularly lamb.
Wonderfully composed and styled, this wine has beautiful blackcurrant aromas with a fine hint of blueberry, cedary tobacco, earthy fresh herbs and spice. Medium bodied with a classic cool climate mouthfeel, that is as flavoursome as it is aromatic. Perfect with heavier meat dishes, such as hearty osso bucco or rich ragu style dishes.
Meaty, lush and generous, this wine is fresh and juicy and eminently drinkable! Medium weight, loaded with dark berries and some slight herbal notes, its not hard to enjoy this wine. The perfect match to any classic Italian pasta dish.
This Shiraz is a classic example of the Heathcote style. It has a bright purple hue with red berry and cassis aromas and lifted floral notes. The mouthfeel is opulent with bright red berry fruit characters and spicy notes last linger. Well matched with grilled meats and ragus and heavier meat based dishes.
A classy McLaren Vale Shiraz of enormous appeal; typically generous with powerful, ripe fruit intensity, but also incredibly approachable. Beautiful lifted aromas, pure, ripe berry flavours and a subtle oak influence that allows the fruit characters to shine through. A definite for the likes of Osso Bucco and other richer dishes.
Our dessert wine served by 90ml glass or 750ml bottle
This elegant wine exudes intense aromas of peaches and wild flowers. Delicate, sweet and sparkling it is the perfect accompaniment to dessert, lobster and also great on its own as an aperitif.
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