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Certosa di Belriguardo Il Chiostro di Venere Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy

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Ownership: Gianna Nannini.

Average Price $32 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

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Grape Variety

The Cabernet – Sangiovese blend is one of the success stories of 20th-Century Italian winemaking. Used in this context, the blend may refer to any combination of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon or Cabernet Franc. Essentially, the wine is an example of modern Tuscan blending practices, but it has proven so popular that it has spread all over Italy and into the United States and ...more


Region
  • 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, Pistoia, Prato and Siena).

    Free from the stylistic constraints imposed on DOCG and DOC wines, Toscana IGT wines can be made in almost every form imaginable, from bone-dry whites to sweet reds and sparkling rosés. Naturally, given Tuscany’s longstanding success with dry red wine, this style is by far the most common.

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  • Tuscany is the most enduringly famous of all Italian wine regions, thanks to the romantic glamor of its endless rolling hills, cypress-lined country roads and hilltop villages. But even without all of this, evaluated on the merits of its wines alone, Tuscany stands tall, its reputation founded on such iconic wines as Chianti, ...more

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