Top 100 wines of Colline Lucchesi

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

Discovering the wine region of Colline Lucchesi

The wine region of Colline Lucchesi is located in the region of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine La Badiola or the Domaine Pieve Santo Stefano produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Colline Lucchesi are Sangiovese, Merlot and Vermentino, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Colline Lucchesi often reveals types of flavors of cherry, black fruits or black cherries and sometimes also flavors of leather, raspberry or red cherry.

In the mouth of Colline Lucchesi is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 19 estates and châteaux in the of Colline Lucchesi, producing 52 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Colline Lucchesi go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

Discover the grape variety: Aléatico

Aleatico noir is a grape variety originating from Italy. It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium-sized bunches and medium-sized grapes. Aléatico noir can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Rhone Valley, Loire Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

News from the vineyard of Colline Lucchesi

DO Penedès announces the first “Vi de Mas” wines

In November of 2021, Spain’s DO Penedès announced a massive overhaul of their bylaws with many changes aimed at re-orienting the region via a “10-year plan”. One of the key aspects was a new classification system for the estates of the region called, “Vi de Mas”, the first five of which have just been certified. While most wine regions looking to implement a system use the so-called “Burgundian Pyramid” as a structure, Penedès took a different approach that merged some of the Burgundian sy ...

Drought emergency declared in northern Italy

Severe drought in northern Italy has led to the country’s government declaring a state of emergency in several regions, including Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lombardy, Piedmont and Veneto. Funds of €36.5m (£31m) would be made available to these regions for drought relief, the government said. Agriculture body Coldiretti said last week that the Po river, which flows across northern Italy to the Adriatic Sea, was almost unrecognisable. Drought in the Po Valley threatened around 30% of n ...

Cambridge University study suggests smaller glasses can reduce overall wine consumption

The researchers conducted a crossover trial featuring 217 UK households that drink wine on a regular basis. They were randomly given 290ml or 350ml glasses to drink from during the four-week study period. Researchers noted that wine consumption fell by 6.5% when those featured in the study were drinking from the smaller glasses. The trial also focused on bottle sizes. The households taking part in the survey spent two weeks drinking from full-sized 75cl bottles and two weeks drinking from half b ...