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Welcome to our selection of the best and oldest wines from Calabria. Each with their own unique story, our wines will take you on a journey across hills, mountains and seas, immersing you in the culture of this fantastic Southern Italian region.

Liber Pater

Liber Pater

Product Details

Origin: Cirò

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

Red Classic Superior

About: The authority and elegance of Gaglioppo, which are ancient, native grapes of Calabria, form Liber Pater, a tribute to its namesake. Liber Pater was the Italian god of wine and fertility, often associated with the Greek god Dionysus.

Characteristics: This wine is a deep red in colour, with faint purple hues. The aroma is a complex mixture of wild berries, violets and rich spices, along with hints of oak, provided by the barrique ageing process. It’s a full bodied, velvety wine.

Serving Suggestion: Serve at 18°C, alongside beef or other strongly seasoned main dishes. Also pairs well with mature cheeses.

£15.00
Mabilia

Mabilia

Product Details

Origin: Cirò

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

Rosé

About: From Gaglioppo, the most ancient native grape of Calabria, Mabilia is born, a tribute to a Norman princess who lived in the Cirò area in the 11th century. Gaglioppo grapes tend to produce wines with an intense color, which are quite tannic and tart.

Characteristics: This wine has a brilliant rosé colour, with subtle violet hues. It has a mild, fruity aroma, with clear notes of roses and black cherries. Our Mabilia wine has a fresh, delicate taste, which can be savoured slowly.

Serving Suggestion: Serve at 10°C, alongside white meat, fish, or other savoury dishes, such as a light soup course.

£15.00
Mare Chiaro

Mare Chiaro

Product Details

Origin: Cirò

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

White

About: Mare Chiaro is a wine created through the vinification of Greco Bianco, an ancient native grape, grown near the Ionian coast. This wine is a tribute to the wonderful coastal town of Cirò, located in the Calabria region of Italy.

Characteristics: This white wine has a crystalline appearance, with a faint amber hue. The aroma is an intense blend of tropical fruit, white flowers, pear and peach. Our Mare Chiaro wine has a fresh, Mediterranean taste, with a hint of salinity.

Serving Suggestion: Serve at 12°C, alongside white meats, raw or grilled fish, or a light pasta dish.

£15.00
Chrysos

Chrysos

Product Details

Origin: Calabria

Greco Bianco Frizzante

Sparkling White

About: Golden grapes and the brilliance of freshly squeezed juice blend together to form Chrysòs, what the ancient Greeks called manufactured gold. This name was chosen to reflect the supreme beauty and refined value of our Chrysòs wine.

Characteristics: This wine has a crystalline appearance, with hints of flaxen yellow. Our Chrysòs wine has an intense aroma, including scents of banana and tropical fruit. It has a fresh, delicate taste, which can be slowly savoured.

Serving Suggestion: Serve at 12°C, alongside fish courses, flaky pastries, or fruity tarts. If served cold, it can also make an excellent aperitif.

Characteristics: This wine has a crystalline appearance, with hints of flaxen yellow. Our Chrysòs wine has an intense aroma, including scents of banana and tropical fruit. It has a fresh, delicate taste, which can be slowly savoured.

Serving Suggestion: Serve at 12°C, alongside fish courses, flaky pastries, or fruity tarts. If served cold, it can also make an excellent aperitif.

£15.00
Pescanera

Pescanera

Product Details

Origin: Calabria

Indicazione Geografica Tipica

Rosè

About: This wine is made from Greco Nero, a local grape from Calabria, forming a luxurious Mediterranean rosé. Elegant and sensual, this peachy pink wine has a pleasant minerality, typical of the vineyards located on the coast.

Characteristics: This wine is a bright peach colour, and comes with an aroma of wild strawberries, citrus, and white flowers. Our Pescanera rosé is light and fresh, perfect for a warm summer evening.

Serving Suggestion: Serve between 10°C and 12°C, as an aperitif or alongside simple starters and fish courses. Also pairs excellently with strawberries.

£20.00
Pecorello

Pecorello

Product Details

Origin: Calabria

Indicazione Geografica Tipica

White

About: As the name suggests, this wine is made from Pecorello grapes, which are an ancient grape variety native to Calabria. These grapes have recently been rediscovered, so our Pecorello wine represents years of passionate research.

Characteristics: This wine has a bright flaxen colour, as well as a complex aroma. There are hints of citrus, yellow-fleshed fruit, and mineral tones. In terms of palate, the Pecorello is balanced and vibrant

Serving Suggestion: Serve at 12°C, alongside traditional Mediterranean cuisine or perhaps a light fish course.

£20.00
160 Anni

160 Anni

Product Details

Origin: Calabria

Indicazione Geografica Tipica

Red

About: The 160 Anni wine is a celebration of our history, commitment and passion. It beautifully combines the unique Gaglioppo grape with Ippolito’s innovative spirit, forming a delightful wine of incredible charm.

Characteristics: This is a deep ruby coloured wine, boasting fragrant aromatics of berries, violets, raisins, and sweet spices. It has a great structure, with a pleasing roundness, due to the wine aging in oak barrels for over a year.

Serving Suggestion: Serve at 18°C, alongside braised meat, game, or mature cheeses. This wine also pairs well with after dinner conversation.

£40.00
Ripe del Falco

Ripe del Falco

Product Details

Origin: Cirò

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

Red Classic Superior Reserve

About: Powerful, elegant and long-lived, Ripe del Falco epitomises the Ippolito family’s long wine making tradition. We select only the best Gaglioppo grapes in the vineyards, handle with care in the winery, and leave to mature. The result is a charming, austere, and intriguing wine.

Characteristics: This wine has a deep ruby colour, with garnet hues, due to the long aging process. It comes with aromas of rose petals, wild berries, licorice, leather, tobacco, and spices. The taste is intense, with warm, savory notes and very fine tannins.

Serving Suggestion: Serve at 18°C, alongside game, braised meat, and mature cheeses. The Ripe del Falco is also ideal as a meditation wine.

£50.00