The Best and Famous Tuscany Wines - Foodexplore
Tuscany is probably the most famous region for wine-making all over the world. The Tuscan wines are numerous as the denominations and varieties. The most grown variety is undoubtely the Sangiovese that, depending from the area, is used for the Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti Classico, Nobile di Montepulciano and others such as Carmignano and Morellino di Scansano. Viticulture and wine-making in Tuscany are a real institution; the most famous wineries are located in beautiful places such as Antinori, Frescobaldi, Ricsoli and Banfi to mention only few. There are also many smaller wineries which make outstanding and unique wines. Regarding the production of white wines, Tuscany can offer both wines made with international and local grapes such as the Vernaccia di San Gimignano and Bolgheri Bianco. Many famous Tuscan wines are made international grapes such as the Sassicaia (that has a Bordeaux cut, Baffo nero (Merlot), Tignanello and Solaia. Another excellent wine is the Vin Santo; made with Malvasia grapes, it is a dessert wine aged in the famous 'caratelli'. The online wineshop of FoodExplore is always updated and offers the best famous Tuscan wines from the best wineries and estates.