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Cabernet – Merlot – Sangiovese is the composition of many of the so-called ‘Super Tuscan’ wines of central Italy. The blend can be made to any number of variations, but the combination typically draws on the power and structure of Cabernet Sauvignon, the sweet, juicy fruit flavors of Merlot and the rustic, sour-cherry tang of Sangiovese. The wines may be produced in a style suited to early consumption, or built into robust cuvees that require many years of bottle maturation to reach their peak.... more
Colli della Toscana Centrale is a key Italian IGT title which covers, as its name implies, the hills ('colli') of central Tuscany. Wines marketed under the title can be red, white or rosé in color, and still, sparkling, dry or sweet in style. In practice, the majority are dry red wines made from the classic Tuscan varieties (most obviously Sangiovese), in combination with internationally famous French grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon.
The area covered by this IGT title is relatively large (particularly when compared to the neighbouring ... more
Toscana IGT is the most famous – and the most commonly used – of Italy’s Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT) titles. The geographical region it indicates is, in short, Tuscany. Toscana IGT wines can be made in any village in any of Tuscany’s 10 provinces (Arezzo, Firenze, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Pisa, P ... more
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