About Italian Wines
Italy is one of the oldest wine-producing countries, known worldwide for the broad variety of Italian wines. There are over 350 grape varieties that grow in Italy with more than one million vineyards under cultivation. Various wines are made to blend very well with various kinds of food.
Brunello Di Montalcino
This wine from Tuscany is made from Sangiovese grape. It is a red wine that tastes of sour cherry, dried oregano and red pepper. The Brunello wine is known to age from 50-100 years. It tastes of fig, sweet tobacco, espresso and leather. The Brunello Do Montalcino can be served with unsalted bread, pasta with rabbit and mushroom ragu, porks dishes, steak dishes with rosemary or after dinner with Pecorino cheese, Parmigiano-Reggiano and olives.
Amarone Della Volpolicella 2011 – Zonin
An intensely flavoured dry red wine made from dried grapes from Venice, Amarone della Valpolicella 2011. It is extremely rich with flavours of cranberry, leather, cloves, round tannins and sweet spices. The Valpolicella blend is based on three grape varieties Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara. Amarone della Volpolicella can be served with braised veal shanks with vegetables or with cheese Pecorino, Parmigiano Reggiano or Blue cheese Gorgonzola.
Palladino – Barolo
Palladino wine come from the Nebbiolo grape known for its pale appearance, produces the most perfumed and richly flavoured wines. The Palladino wine has a combined scent of rose and anise scented aromatics with a flavour of cherry, orange peel and herbs. This wine can be served with beef, lamb, Veal and hard cheese.
Villa Raiano – Taurasi
Villa Raiano wine comes from the region of Campania. It is a red wine that has a flavour of raspberries, plums, dark cherries and fresh ground coffee. The wine is derived from the Aglianco grape which is native to southern Italy. Dishes that blend well with Villa Raiano wine are Braised rabbit, Chicken with paprika sauce, Barbecued lamb chops with minted peas.
Barolo – Flori Docg
Barolo wine is one of the finest red wines produced in Piedmont Northwest of Italy. It famous aroma of tar and roses, firm tannins, acidity and a high alcohol content. Barolo is much appreciated with Herb-crusted roast lamb rack, Smoked duck with wild mushrooms, Fresh spinach linguine with white truffle shavings.
Beni di Batasiolo – Barolo
This red wine from Piedmont, Italy is made from the locally grown Nebbiolo grape. Beni di Batasiolo has typical aroma of dried fruit, flowers, spices and sweets.
The wine taste has a perfect balance of tannins, freshness and alcoholic content. Beni di Batasiolo red wine blends well with red meats, game, roasts and cheeses and cured meats.
Duca di Salaparuta – Passo delle Mule
Duca di Salaparuta is a red wine from Avola, Sicily. The wine is made from the grape Nero D’Avola with plum and juicy red-fruit, chocolate and dark raspberry flavors. Dishes that complement with the wine include Chicken salad with pomegranate, pinenuts and raisins, Caramelized barbecued pork patties, Charcoal-grilled rump steak.
Feudi di San Gregorio – Greco di Tufo
In Southern Italy, the grape Greco di Tufo was first introduced by the Greeks in the town Tufo, where it was into a dry white wine and still produce it to this day. Feudi di San Gregorio wine has a clean, fresh, grape flavour. The wine can be served with caramel stuffed walnuts, Pork with barbeque sauce and Pasta with shellfish.
Valpolicella Ripasso – Cent’Anni
Valpolicella Ripasso is a fruity red wine from Veneto. The quality character of Valpolicella Ripasso is the fragrant, tangy cherry aroma, made from the grapes Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara. It is most appreciated with game, roasted red meats, rich fish like salmon or tuna, shellfish, beef and mild, soft cheese.
Nivole Moscato D’Asti – Michele Chiarlo
Nivole Moscato D’Asti is a semi-sweet, lightly sparkling wine from Piedmont, Italy. Derived from Muscato bianco grape that produces a dry, medium, sweet, sparkling or even dessert wine. It is most appreciated with Poached fish fillet with green salsa, Cashew nut curry (sweet), Chocolate and custard pie (fortified).
Where to buy Italian Wines in Malta
You can buy Italian Wine in Malta at Park Towers Supermarkets in St Julian’s and St Venera, as well as many other fresh products, eggs, fresh fruit and vegetables, and anything else you may need. Park Towers Supermarkets stocks a wide variety of different brands and fresh foods, so there’s always something for everyone.
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