Italian varietals make such delicious food partners and with this selection of Sangiovese, Barbera, Nebbiolo and Lagrein for just $14.99 a bottle you'll have the perfect red to match all your Italian culinary favourites and save $90!
Whether it's a casual takeaway or a gourmet creation, pizza is a universal Italian favourite and this selection has two perfect matches. The Zonte's Footstep Canto Di Lago Sangiovese Barbera 2010 with its sweet dark fruit and dusty, savoury complexity is bellissimo with salami and red pepper pizza. Or with a pepperoni pizza try the Currency Creek Carabid Nebbiolo 2010 with its perfumed fruit, savoury intensity and lovely silky tannins – delizioso!
If it's pasta on the menu you'll love the Thorn Clarke Morello Nebbiolo 2009. Its fine, dry and savoury palate and fine grippy tannins make it supremo with mushroom and chorizo gnocchi. Or for risotto, you'll have a unique match in the Hand Crafted by Geoff Hardy Lagrein 2009. This Northern Italian varietal with its mushroom and cinnamon aromas and flavours of deep, ripe jubey fruit would be squisito with mushroom, thyme and beetroot risotto.
It's not just the Spanish who love tapas, there's a fine tradition of Italian share plates. For a wine to serve with meat and vegetable tapas there's the Coriole Sangiovese Shiraz 2010 with its spicy core of dark fruit, plush mid palate and savoury length. With it being the perfect time for a roast, an Italian roast pork will find an ideal partner in the juicy, vibrant Chrismont La Zona Barbera 2011 that's full of spicy dark fruit flavours and earthy complexity. Order today – pronto!