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Tuscany is certainly the Italian Queen of high-quality wines. The prince red grape is Sangiovese, a multifaced variety, able to give us fresh and fruity products as well as aged top wines as Brunello di Montalcino.
Tuscany is also the home of Chianti Classico, whose growing area was regulated since 1716 by the Medici family as the first denomination of quality in the world. Top white varieties are also present in Tuscany, especially the unique Vernaccia from San Gimignano castle but also along the coast.
Italy is absolutely the most charming wine territory in the world. It is rich of historically high-quality denominations of varieties of native grapes. The diversity of soils and climate create the condition to produce Italian varieties and to create unique wines. From north to south of the peninsula it’ is possible to meet fresh white wines or engaging bubbles to famous reds like Barolo in Piedmont or Brunello in Tuscany. The wine trip can jump to fruity rosé to come back to the Chianti, as the cradle of the high-quality wines in the story.
Sangiovese is the primary Tuscan native variety, which gives us important and elegant wines like Chianti Classico and the long-aged famous Brunello.
Sangiovese is able to adapt to different territories keeping however its own characteristics. The name Sangiovese comes from Latin and means “Blood of Jove”, and like earth blood, it flows all over the Tuscany.