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Tuscany

Italy
Top Subregions: Alta Valle della GreveToscanaChianti ClassicoBrunello di MontalcinoRosso di MontalcinoChiantiVino Nobile di MontepulcianoBolgheriMaremma ToscanaBolgheri Superiore

Region Description

Tuscany, located in central Italy, is one of the most renowned wine regions in the world. With its rolling hills, picturesque vineyards, and centuries-old winemaking traditions. Tuscany has a long and storied history of winemaking, with evidence of viticulture dating back to the Etruscans in the 8th century BC. Today, Tuscany is one of the most important wine regions in Italy, producing some of the country's most iconic wines. The region is home to some of the world's most renowned producers, including Antinori, Frescobaldi, and Castello Banfi.

Beautiful landscape of Tuscany wine region

Grapes & Wine Styles

Tuscany is best known for its Sangiovese-based wines, such as Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino. Other important grapes include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah, which are used to produce the region's Super Tuscan wines. Tuscany also produces a wide range of white wines, including Vernaccia di San Gimignano and Vermentino.

Notable Producers

Tuscany is home to some of the world's most renowned producers, including Antinori, Frescobaldi, and Castello Banfi. These producers are known for their commitment to quality and their dedication to preserving the region's winemaking traditions.

Fun Fact about Tuscany
The Vin Santo dessert wines of Tuscany are highly prized, although these are made in tiny volumes by comparison.

Top Wines from Tuscany

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Piccini Memoro Rosso

Piccini

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Piccini Memoro Rosso is a captivating red wine. Memoro Rosso is a blend of four different grape varieties from four different corners of the country. 40% primitivo from Puglia, 30% montepulciano from Abruzzo, 20% nero d'Avola from Sicily and 10% merlot from Veneto. The wine is crafted with meticulous attention to detail. The style of Piccini Memoro Rosso is characterized by its rich flavors, elegant structure, and smooth tannins. With its enticing aromas and lingering finish, this wine is sure to delight wine enthusiasts seeking a memorable and enjoyable experience.
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Antinori Villa Antinori Rosso

Antinori

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This exquisite Italian blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah grapes is a classic example of balanced complexity and finesse. Crafted by Marchesi Antinori, one of Italy's oldest and most revered winemaking families, Villa Antinori Rosso is an intense ruby red in color and offers aromas of black cherries, blackberries, and sweet spices. On the palate, this full-bodied wine is rounded and smooth, with a pleasant acidity and velvety tannins. A truly elegant red, it is perfect for enjoying with roasted meats, game, pasta dishes, and aged cheeses.
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Antinori Tenuta Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato Bolgheri

Antinori

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4.8
Aromas of rich blackberries, plums and dried figs are complemented by sweet spice and toasty oak. On the palate, this Italian red is full-bodied and juicy, balancing deep, dark fruit with a hint of savory herbs and mineral notes. The finish is long and smooth, with well-integrated tannins providing structure and a lingering hint of tobacco. Enjoy this wine with a hearty pasta dish or aged cheese.
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Ornellaia Le Volte

Ornellaia

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3.9
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4.3
Ornellaia Le Volte is a highly regarded wine that showcases the expertise of its producer in crafting exceptional wines. Hailing from the renowned appellation of Bolgheri in Tuscany, Italy, this wine benefits from the region's ideal vineyard features, including a favorable climate and well-drained soils. The winemaking process involves a meticulous selection of grapes, followed by fermentation and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is characterized by its elegant and refined style, with a harmonious balance of fruit flavors, subtle oak notes, and a smooth, velvety texture. Ornellaia Le Volte is a true testament to the artistry and passion behind its creation.
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Santa Cristina Toscana

Santa Cristina

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3.7
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4.4
Santa Cristina Toscana Rosso is a robust, full-bodied red wine hailing from Italy's Tuscany region. This dark ruby-colored wine boasts aromas of black cherry, blueberry, and hints of sweet tobacco. On the palate, it offers flavors of ripe blackberry, plum, and a hint of sweet oak. The tannins are well-rounded and the acidity is balanced, making for a smooth, easy-drinking wine. Enjoy this Italian red with grilled meats, pasta dishes, and Italian cheese.
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