Top 100 sweet wines of Chianti Colli Fiorentini

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

Discovering the wine region of Chianti Colli Fiorentini

The wine region of Chianti Colli Fiorentini is located in the region of Chianti of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Fattoria Castelvecchio or the Domaine Poggio Arioso produce mainly wines red, white and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Chianti Colli Fiorentini are Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Chianti Colli Fiorentini often reveals types of flavors of earthy, red fruit or non oak and sometimes also flavors of earth, oak or red fruit.

In the mouth of Chianti Colli Fiorentini is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 44 estates and châteaux in the of Chianti Colli Fiorentini, producing 71 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Chianti Colli Fiorentini go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or poultry.

News from the vineyard of Chianti Colli Fiorentini

EPI purchases Super Tuscan producer Isole e Olena

The De Marchi family established the 56ha estate back in 1956, and it is now firmly established as one of the region’s leading producers. Isole e Olena played a key role in reviving the quality of Chianti in the 1970s, and its flagship wine – Cepparello, a barrique-aged Sangiovese from old vines – is regarded as one of the original Super Tuscans. A Piedmont lawyer called Francesco De Marchi founded the business, but his visionary son – Paulo De Marchi – has driven its rise to prominence. He is r ...

Decanter magazine latest issue: May 2022

Inside the May 2022 issue of Decanter Magazine: FEATURES: The new ‘Super-Italians’ Michaela Morris, Richard Baudains, Aldo Fiordelli and Susan Hulme MW highlight 12 innovative wines opening the door to Italy’s future Campania: 20 top Fiano & Greco dry whites selected by James Button Sicily: sustainability driving change Filippo Bartolotta Brunello di Montalcino latest releases: 2017 and Riserva 2016 Michaela Morris Regional profile: Lugana Richard Baudains California: the Italian influence C ...

North Italy suffers over 100 days of drought

Springtime brings the so-called ‘Caldaia di Maggio’ to Barolo, a noise similar to a kettle simmering that is caused by evaporating water in the soils. This year, however, it’s unlikely that this phenomenon will occur. Drought is affecting the entire north of Italy; predominantly the Langhe but also Valpolicella and Franciacorta. Not even Tuscany is spared. The vineyards are lacking the reserves of water that their soils usually contain at this time of year. Winter passed without snow in almost a ...