List Of Popular Wine Grapes in Italy

In Italy there more than 2000+ varieties of wine grapes, but The Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry authorized only 350 wine grapes. The most popular wine grapes  come from Tuscany, Piedmont, Veneto, Lombardy, Sicily, Friuli, and also Apulia and Trentino. Red Wine Grapes Sangiovese:  A grape with many names planted throughout Italy. Sangiovese is the…

16 Italian in the Top 100 di Wine Spectator

After launching release in fits and starts on the top ten most anticipated by manufacturers, retailers and wine lovers , the drafting of Wine Spectator has unveiled the wine judged best of the year , Spain’s La Rioja Imperial Gran Reserva 2004 Cune , with a score of 95 / 100 , priced $ 63…

Barolo Docg Prapo’ 2009 – Schiavenza

#94 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013  Grape:  100% Nebbiolo Vineyard: Prapò hamlet of the village of Serrralunga d’Alba Altitude 350 metres a.s.l. south-east exposure Calcareous and tuffaceous ground – guyot growing system Densitiy 4.000 plants per hectare – surface 5.000 mq Grape-harvest: Tardy, manual, – period half/end October Wine-making: Fermentation in vitrifield cisterns for 15-20 days at 25-30…

Vigna “La Rosa” Barolo Docg 2008 – Fontanafredda

#86 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 Region: Piedmont Appellation: Barolo DOCG All grapes for this single vineyard offering come from the “La Rosa” vineyard in the village of Serralunga. Vines are planted in 820-980 feet above sea level and the soils of Miocene-Helvetian origin are packed with calcareous marl and clay, with plenty of quartzose sand…

Valtellina Superiore Sassella 2009 – Mamete Prevostini

#82 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 Region: Produced in the most important sub-section of the Valtellina Superiore area, situated west of Sondrio, and takes its name from the headland there. Grape: Nebbiolo, 100% Production method : The fermentation process takes place in stainless steel containers and involves 8 days when the must on the skins is incorporated by maceration,…

Barbaresco Docg 2007 – Produttori di Barbaresco

#61 on the TOP 100 WINES OF THE YEAR Wine Spectator 2013 Grappe 100% Nebbiolo Style Still red wine, full-bodied and intense, enveloping the fruity, aged in oak barrels Color Garnet red with ruby hues Perfume Intense and persistent aromas of currant, raspberry and blueberry Taste Intense, warm and enveloping, with round tannins and soft Il Barbaresco dei Produttori del Barbaresco is…