Top 100 sparkling wines of Chianti Classico

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

Discovering the wine region of Chianti Classico

The wine region of Chianti Classico is located in the region of Chianti of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Castello di Ama or the Domaine Bindi Sergardi produce mainly wines red and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Chianti Classico are Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Chianti Classico often reveals types of flavors of cherry, black fruit or raspberry and sometimes also flavors of violet, forest floor or blueberry.

In the mouth of Chianti Classico is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 697 estates and châteaux in the of Chianti Classico, producing 1559 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Chianti Classico go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or poultry.

News from the vineyard of Chianti Classico

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While some people prefer to avoid restaurants altogether on Valentine’s Day, for others it’s the perfect excuse to enjoy a romantic evening out. For wine lovers, finding venues with a great selection of bottles is an added bonus. Whether you’re after prestige Bordeaux and classic vintages or interesting and quirky bottles from less well-known producers, the selection below gives you plenty of options. We also tell you what to expect from the wine list in each venue. From Michel ...

Errazuriz wine photographer of the year revealed

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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 ...