Armit Wines bolsters Italian portfolio

08 February, 2016

Armit Wines has added winery Castello di Buttrio to its Italian portfolio, as part of a strategic category review designed to boost its range of quality white wines and indigenous northern Italian varieties.

Castello di Buttrio is owned and run by Alessandra Felluga, whose family are grandees of the Friuli region.

A variety of indigenous and international varieties are grown on the 26 hectare estate, including Ribolla Gialla, Friulano, Sauvignon Blanc, Pignolo, Refosco and Verduzo.

Edwina Watson, buyer at Armit Wines, said: “I was thrilled to discover Alessandra Felluga’s wonderful wines and property in Friuli. It is a unique estate with a special place in the history of the region. The commitment of the Felluga family is unparalleled and I am very proud to bring these elegant, distinctive wines to the attention of our private and trade customers and to further build the reputation of Armit Wines’ comprehensive Italian portfolio.”

Alessandra Felluga commented: “We are very pleased to begin our relationship with Armit Wines who have consistently represented some of the best wineries in the world. Their Italian portfolio is unrivalled and we look forward to being a part of it.”




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