Top 100 red wines of Montecucco

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

Discovering the wine region of Montecucco

The wine region of Montecucco is located in the region of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Amantis or the Domaine Azienda Biologica Basile produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Montecucco are Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Montecucco often reveals types of flavors of cherry, vegetal or cinnamon and sometimes also flavors of cheese, dark fruit or grass.

In the mouth of Montecucco is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 66 estates and châteaux in the of Montecucco, producing 163 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Montecucco go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

Discover the grape variety: Grenache

Grenache noir is a grape variety that originated in Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium to large bunches, and grapes of medium size. Grenache noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Languedoc & Roussillon, Rhone Valley, Loire Valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Montecucco

red wines from the region of Montecucco go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal such as recipes of delicious bourguignon, quick couscous or veal cutlets with savoy tomme.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Montecucco

On the nose in the region of Montecucco often reveals types of flavors of cherry, microbio or almonds and sometimes also flavors of cinnamon, cheese or dark fruit. In the mouth in the region of Montecucco is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Montecucco

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Guigal acquires Tavel rosé estate Château d’Aqueria

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Pairing & Serving Wine – a Decanter online course

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