Grapevines, wheat and olive oil have almost blended with the culture of Tuscany. Wineries and the business of wine-making have flourished here for centuries! Everything needed to make the wine is locally grown. The lush green landscape of Tuscany has the perfect climate for varieties of grapefruits to grow.
Looking at this, it is no hard to guess that wine for a large part of the Tuscan culture and legacy. Therefore, all the tourists can have the unique experience of tasting wines amidst the local vineyards. There are so many different kinds of wines that those who are new to the concept of wine tasting may not know. Find the wine that can be labelled the best tuscan wine.
The best Tuscan wines
Here are some of the best Tuscan wines that no traveller should miss during their wine tasting tour.
It is a type of red wine first manufactured in 1970. It was one of the first wines to be made without white grapes. It is produced at the Tignanello vineyard that attracts tourists and wine connoisseurs from all over the world. Its taste offers the perfect balance between the flavours of Sangiovese and Cabernet. Lasagne or roasted pork best complement a glass of Tignanello.
• Brunello di Montalcino
It is a type of red wine from the vineyards around the town called Montalcino. With wood, fruit, and traces of vanilla hints, this red wine is quite intense. As it ages, the flavours soak into one another forming a more harmonious mixture. It has an unmistakable aroma. It is often consumed with red meat, cheeses and other similar composite dishes.
When in Tuscany, one cannot get enough of wines! Here are some special mentions – Carmignano, Sassicaica, Castello di Ama L’Apparita and Ucceliera Rapace Toscana.