Top 100 red wines of Bolgheri

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

Discovering the wine region of Bolgheri

The wine region of Bolgheri is located in the region of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Tenuta San Guido or the Domaine Podere Sette produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Bolgheri are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Bolgheri often reveals types of flavors of iron, stone fruit or milk chocolate and sometimes also flavors of pineapple, grapefruit or tropical.

In the mouth of Bolgheri is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 149 estates and châteaux in the of Bolgheri, producing 298 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Bolgheri go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

Discover the grape variety: Sangiovese

Originally from Italy, it is the famous Sangiovese of Tuscany producing the famous wines of Brunello de Montalcino and Chianti. This variety is registered in the Official Catalogue of Wine Grape Varieties, list A1. According to recent genetic analysis, it is the result of a natural cross between the almost unknown Calabrese di Montenuovo (mother) and Ciliegiolo (father).

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Bolgheri

red wines from the region of Bolgheri go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or lamb such as recipes of quick and easy monkfish tail, saffron pasta with prawns or semolina-merguez salad.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Bolgheri

On the nose in the region of Bolgheri often reveals types of flavors of iron, floral or cigar and sometimes also flavors of black raspberry, red fruit or black fruit. In the mouth in the region of Bolgheri is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Bolgheri

Feudi di San Gregorio takes another step towards a fully sustainable business model

This week, Campania-based company, Tenute Capaldo Group announced that it is now a B-Corp. The Group comprises the Feudi di San Gregorio winery in Irpinia, estates in Bolgheri (Campo alle Comete) and Basilicata (Basilisco), and its two Marennà restaurants (one located at the Feudi winery and the other in Capodichino Airport). What is a B-Corp? The B-Corp is one of the most rigorous certifications in the world related to defining social, environmental and governance best practices for businesses. ...

Decanter World Wine Awards 2022: Results announced

The world’s largest and most influential wine competition, Decanter World Wine Awards results offer a definitive guide to the dynamic world of wine. Each year’s results offer surprises and revelations, highlighting growth in quality and consistency – or lack thereof. An all-time record for wines tasted, discover the results from the 19th edition of the competition. Quick links to DWWA 2022 results Search all Best in Show medals Search all Platinum medals Search all Gold medals Search ...

Best in Show: The top 50 wines of DWWA 2022

The 0.27% of entries awarded Best in Show at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards reflect the inspiring world of wine and quest for quality among winemakers globally, with 50 wines expressing the best of their categories. An all-time record for wines tasted at the world’s largest wine competition, it’s quite possible that Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 marks the largest-ever wine competition to be held in history. And of the record-breaking 18,244 wines tasted, just 50 were ...