Value Pick
  • Closure: Screw Cap
  • Unit: Each
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Grape: 100% Montepulciano

$22.99 $17.99 elsewhere $22.99

Regions : New South Wales

In stock


We heard about the Calabria Private Bin wines through the grapevine as such and after a bit of research decided they would be a great addition to our range. So we asked the question, and the New Zealand importer/distributor of Calabria and Three Bridges wines was most obliging and now here they are. As the winery says… "The Calabria Private Bin range is dedicated to the founders of Calabria Family Wines, Francesco and Elizabeth Calabria, it is an expression of the Calabria Family’s Italian heritage, passion and winemaking tradition, who are leading the way in alternative grape varieties." And see below what the critics say….

Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front
"It’s one of those in-the-know brands; the prices are low but the quality strike-rate is high."

Mike Bennie, The Wine Front
"Broken record here, but this range, Calabria Private Bin, wins my pound-for-pound, best value range in Australia. Small batch winemaking applied to interesting varieties. Unreal."

Winery notes (2017 Vintage)
"Montepulciano is an alluring red grape variety, originating from the Abruzzo region in Italy, and is perfectly adapted to the famously warm and dry Autumns of the Riverina, our home. The Calabria Montepulciano expresses the variety’s unique attributes of immense colour, spiced cherry, plum and raspberry with layers of savoury red fruits on the palate. It's tannic structure is generous, soft and well-balanced.

Garnet ruby red in colour. Sweet spiced cherries and plum, raspberry coulee with hints of cedary oak and blackberry leaf. Upfront fruit flavours on the palate of cherry consume, fresh picked raspberries and blackcurrant. The tannic profile is sweet yet restrained, with a delicate line of mouth-watering savoury gravelly tannin finish with a delicate spicy French oak finish."

87/100 Mike Bennie, The Wine Front, December 2017 (2017 Vintage)
"From a super value range of wines comes a ultra bright, juicy red of chuggable feel. Good stuff, Calabria family of the Riverina. Loads of sweet fruit perfume – ripe cherry, cherry elixir, cherry cola, faint, damp wood. Slippery textured with crisp acidity, offering sweet fruit flavours revolving around cherry, raspberry and raspberry liquorice. It’s ‘yummy’ kinda stuff, set to non serious but feels simple done well. It’s probably a bit mono-dimensional and sweet-feeling for too much of a bottle, but splashed around with some tomato-based pasta dish and you’d be right on."

We provide a door to door delivery service nationwide. Delivery charges are calculated on a 12 bottle case or part there of.

Delivery charges are calculated during the checkout process. Please ensure you choose the correct delivery region. We will advise you if you have chosen the incorrect delivery region.

You may also choose to 'pick up' your order from our wine shop at 188 Durham Street South, Christchurch.

For further details on prices and delivery options please go to the Delivery & Returns section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that it may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on (03) 3655134.

Note, for orders of 1 - 2 bottles we charge an additional $3 for packaging. To ensure the safety of the bottles we use specially designed posting boxes.

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