La Guardiense Janare, Falanghina Del Sannio, Campania, 2022



In a country that specialises in Co-Operatives, La Guardiense in Southern Italy’s Campania region are standout producers. With a thousand-strong membership, they also have chief scientist and oenologist Riccardo Cotarella in their ranks. Recently described by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate as “one of the most influential wine characters in the world”. While Italian whites can sometimes play 2nd fiddle to the regions reds, this wine gives you a reason to wonder why.