Italian Red Wine 1 Items
- All Red Wine
- Barbera 3
- Merlot 1
- Nebbiolo 1
- Other Red Blends clear Wine Type filter
- All Italy clear Nested Region filter
- Boutique clear Fine Wine filter
Gift Type Any
Varietal Other Red Blends
Availability Ships Anytime
Size & Type Any
Fine Wine Boutique
Reviewed By Any
Sort By Most Popular
Sori della Sorba Solo Per Amore Langhe Rosso 2020Other Red Blends from Langhe, Piedmont, Italy
0.0 0 Ratings65 99Ships Sun, Jun 11Limit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Picturesque hillsides, endless coastlines and a favorable climate ...
Italian Red Wine
While picturesque hillsides, endless coastlines and a favorable climate serve to unify the grape-growing culture of this country. The apparent never-ending world of indigenous grape varieties gives Italy an unexampled charm and allure for its red wines. From the steep inclines of the Alps to the sprawling, warm, coastal plains of the south, red grape varieties thrive throughout.
The kings of Italy, wines like Barolo and Barbaresco (made of Nebbiolo), and Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino (made of Sangiovese), as well as Amarone (mostly Corvina), play center stage for the most lauded, collected and cellar-worthy reds. Less popular but entirely deserving of as much praise are the wines made from Aglianico, Sagrantino and Nerello Mascalese.
For those accustomed to drinking New World reds, the south is the place to start. Grapes like Negroamaro or Primitvo from Puglia and Nero d’Avola from Sicily make soft, ammicable, full-bodied, fruit-dominant wines. Curious palates should be on the lookout for Cannonau (Grenache), Lagrein, Teroldego, Ruché, Freisa, Cesanese, Schiopettino, Rossese and Gaglioppo to name a few.