Italy, home of some of the oldest wine regions in the world, is one of the world's foremost producers of wine. There are twenty major wine regions in Italy, providing both red (Rosso) and white (Bianco) wines. Serenata Wines offers a large variety of Italian wines from these regions from the spicy flavor of the Negroamaro to the crisp dryness of a Soave.
Wines from Italy – Famous Wine Varieties
With a stunning range of landscapes, one of the top wine producing countries in the world is Italy. The abundant sunshine and rich soil allows for wines from Italy which are renowned for their complexity as well as their smooth drinkability. There are twenty different wine regions in Italy, which are quite different in terms of climate and cuisine. This has a profound effect on the wines from Italy and how they differ from region to region. Most of these are concentrated in Tuscany and Piedmont, two of the most important wine growing districts in Italy. Some of these regions include the famous appellations, Barolo, Brunello di Montalcino and Barbaresco.
Although there are over 500 different varieties of grape which contribute to wines from Italy, either alone or in blended form, some of the most famous include Montepulciano, Chianti and Pinot Grigio. These flavours of wines from Italy can range from extremely dry to dense, fruity, and floral, with the more concentrated flavours being typical in the sunniest regions of the country. When the grapes are allowed to ripen to their fullest under the hot sun, they can yield more concentrated wine.
With online delivery services, it’s possible to have the finest sampling of wines from Italy sent directly to your door or to the gift recipient of your choice. This is a good way to get to know the differences and subtleties in flavour that are characteristic of each region of Italy, in order to understand where your preferences lie.