Navigli [ pronounced na’vi:li ] was born from our passionate desire to share a taste of Italy with you.
We provide the highest quality handcrafted boutique Italian wines and spirits to wine lovers, restaurants and wine bars throughout Australia.
The wines we select are carefully sourced from small Italian family-run estates that produce wines which maintain the grapes’ intrinsic characteristics, colour and bouquet as an expression of their individual territory, with minimal intervention.
Along with our extensive range of artisanal white and aged Grappa, we also import a wide selection of certified organic wines.
Based in Sydney, we provide excellent value for money with fast, attentive, personalized service and we’ll do our very best to satisfy your individual requirements, wherever you are located.
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We have a large selection of organic wines as well as an extensive range of artisanal white and aged Grappa.
2016 Tenuta di Sticciano Chianti Maggiano DOCG$27.90
100% Sangiovese from La Fornace vineyard with westerly exposure. Fermentation with indigenous yeasts for 10 days in stainless steel tanks followed by 5 months in 25 hl barrels and at least 2 months ageing in the bottle. Unfiltered.
Ruby red tending to garnet with ageing. Intense bouquet of small red fruit and red flowers. Persistent and well structured. The same floral notes perceived on the nose are prevalent in the mouth, with further notes of ripe cherry.
A versatile wine. Perfect with red meat, charcuterie and pasta.
N/V Carmina Prosecco Aromatico Loggia Conegliano Extra Dry DOC$26.90
100% Glera (Prosecco). Sparkling, pale bright lemon. Intense fruit fragrance of peach, pear, green apple and a sensation of citrus fruit that fades into floral with notes of wisteria and acacia. Balanced and smooth with fresh acidity. A “classic” Prosecco.
Perfect as an aperitif with savoury snacks. Pairs with seafood, pasta with mild meat sauces, fresh cheeses and white meat.
Villa De Varda Amaro Erbe e Radici$59.65
Alc. 28% by vol.
Amaro made with mountain herbs and roots from Trentino. Bouquet of juniper, gentian and mountain pine. Full, rich, long, slightly bitter taste. Wonderful as a digestive at the end of a meal.
2017 Stocco Pinot Grigio Friuli DOC$26.90
100% Pinot Grigio. Lemon with slight amber hues. Fresh nose. Generous flavour, followed by a typically bitterish aftertaste.
Excellent with starters, fish based meals; light vegetable soups and white meat.
2 Bicchieri Rossi Gambero Rosso 2017
2017 Lunae Bosoni Vermentino Grey Label Colli di Luni DOC$38.60
100% Vermentino. Dark lemon with youthful greenish hues. Intense, persistent, sophisticated aroma of great elegance, with hints of hawthorn, grapefruit, lemon, rennet apple, white peach and a pleasing undertone of acacia honey. Fresh and balanced on the palate. Continually evolving.
Pair with traditional Ligurian dishes such as pasta with pesto, fish, seafood, white meat and vegetables. Wonderful as an aperitif.
This fresh, light bodied wine is the perfect summer drink!
2 Bicchieri Rossi Gambero Rosso 2012 – 2013 – 2014 – 2015 – 2016
2 Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2017
2015 Guado Al Melo Bacco in Toscana Rosso IGT$31.60
80% Sangiovese 20% Syrah grapes from vineyards in the hills of Castagneto Carducci (Bolgheri) that run along the Tuscan coastline. Made without correctives or additives, which would alter the original characteristics of the grapes. On lees for 9 months in small French oak barrels (only 10% new).
Deep purplish colour with predominant scent of black fruit, black cherry and plum, brightened up by a pleasant hint of spice. Rich and balanced tannins, with a lovely freshness.
A very versatile wine: it pairs well with cold cuts, medium or aged cheeses, pizza, pasta with spicy or tomato based sauces, roast duck, roast or grilled meats and game.
2016 Bosco Nestore Chardonnay Pan Colline Pescaresi IGP$38.40
100% Chardonnay. 10-12 months maturation on lees in French oak barriques and tonneaux previously utilised for fermentation. Aged in the bottle for 12 months.
Golden yellow. Complex and rich bouquet of tropical fruit, vanilla, honey and hints of coffee. Full-bodied and smooth with intense flavours of banana, pineapple and grapefruit. Excellent structure and persistence. The notes of ripe tropical fruit become accentuated and develop grassy, warm hints with ageing.
Perfect with fresh cheeses, white meat, roasts, fish soup and crustaceans.
4 Grappoli Bibenda 2016
2015 Mocavero Primitivo Salento IGP$29.90
100% Primitivo. Part of the wine ages for 4-5 months in French oak barrels and part in stainless steel containers. Deep ruby red with purplish hues. Intense bouquet of jam and fruit. Medium-bodied with balanced tannins.
Exceptional paired with roasts, game and mature cheeses.