Top 100 wines of Cinque Terre

Discover the top 100 best wines of Cinque Terre of Cinque Terre as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of Cinque Terre and the best vintages to taste in this region.

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Discovering the wine region of Cinque Terre

The wine region of Cinque Terre is located in the region of Ligurie of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Cantina Cinque Terre or the Domaine La Polenza produce mainly wines white, sweet and red. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Cinque Terre are Vermentino, Sangiovese and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Cinque Terre often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, floral or non oak and sometimes also flavors of microbio, vegetal or oak.

In the mouth of Cinque Terre is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 25 estates and châteaux in the of Cinque Terre, producing 74 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Cinque Terre go well with generally quite well with dishes of pasta, shellfish or mature and hard cheese.

Discover the grape variety: Primitivo

From Croatia where it is called crljenak kastelanski or pribidrag. According to genetic analyses carried out by Professor Carole Meredith of California University in Davis (United States), it is related to the Croatian plavac mali and Zinfandel. It is also found in South Africa, New Zealand, Chile, Brazil, Germany, Bulgaria, Albania, Italy under the name of Primitivo, Malta, Greece, Portugal and to some extent in Croatia. In the United States (California), it is one of the most widely planted grape varieties, having been introduced in the 1830s well before Primitivo. In France, it is registered in the official catalogue of vine varieties on the A1 list under the name Primitivo.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Cinque Terre

wines from the region of Cinque Terre go well with generally quite well with dishes of pasta, shellfish or mature and hard cheese such as recipes of pesto lasagna, cuttlefish with cider or stuffed eggplant bonifacian style.

News from the vineyard of Cinque Terre

Andrew Jefford: ‘The gifts of Bacchus hold our gaze like a procession’

Do growers make wine – or do markets? Growers, of course. Yet markets define the scope of the grower’s creative efforts by what they reward or sanction. When markets are neglectful and unresponsive, there’s little the grower can do but conform. It’s a problem the world over. Here’s an example. The river Moselle/Mosel rises to the wet west of the Vosges mountains, then curves in a long green arc heading north through Epinal, Metz and (along the left bank) Luxembourg’s Grand Duchy, turning east at ...

Hospices de Beaune 2021 auction breaks per-barrel sales records

Despite the lowest number of barrels going under the hammer in 15 years, the 2021 Hospices de Beaune charity auction broke per-barrel price records, reaching an impressive total sales figure of €12.5m (£10.48m/$14.09m), excluding buyer premiums. The total was not too far behind last year’s high tally – close to €13.44 million – where almost double the number of barrels were sold. This year’s sale, with 362 lots, including seven barrels of spirits, reached an average price per lot of €34,980 (£29 ...

At the heart of the terroirs of Mâcon-Uchizy

Sequence from the video « At the heart of the Mâcon terroir » which offer a stroll at the heart of the Mâcon terroir. It offers a focus on Mâcon-Uchizy, one of the 27 geographical denominations of the Mâcon appellation. Travel through the terroirs of the Mâcon appellation by watching the full video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF20y1aBZh8 Both are available in French and English. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWine ...