Top 100 wines of San Gimignano

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

Discovering the wine region of San Gimignano

The wine region of San Gimignano is located in the region of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Panizzi or the Domaine Il Colombaio di Santachiara produce mainly wines red, white and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of San Gimignano are Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of San Gimignano often reveals types of flavors of blackberry, oaky or dried fruit and sometimes also flavors of floral, red fruit or citrus fruit.

In the mouth of San Gimignano is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 49 estates and châteaux in the of San Gimignano, producing 81 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of San Gimignano go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

Discover the grape variety: Chardonnay

The white Chardonnay is a grape variety that originated in France (Burgundy). 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 small bunches, and small grapes. White Chardonnay can be found in many vineyards: South West, Burgundy, Jura, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Savoie & Bugey, Loire Valley, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Armagnac, Lorraine, Alsace, Provence & Corsica.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of San Gimignano

wines from the region of San Gimignano go well with generally quite well with dishes of pasta, vegetarian or appetizers and snacks such as recipes of pasta with boursin, vegan leek and tofu quiche or green tomatoes in vinegar.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of San Gimignano

On the nose in the region of San Gimignano often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, salt or straw and sometimes also flavors of floral, blackberry or black fruit. In the mouth in the region of San Gimignano is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of San Gimignano

Claude Taittinger: Obituary

Claude took over Champagne Taittinger, which was founded by his father Pierre Taittinger in 1932, in 1960 following the death of his brother, François. He served first as managing director and then president of the company until 2005. During his tenure, he grew Champagne Taittinger from a niche label into a brand with international scale. Moreover, as one of the pioneers of the broader Champagne category’s international success during the 20th century, Claude has been credited with taking France ...

World wine production to fall in 2021 as extreme weather hits Europe

World wine production in 2021 is set to fall by 4% versus last year, to around 250 million hectolitres (mhl), equal to 25bn litres and close to the historic low witnessed in 2017, the International Organisation for Vine & Wine (OIV) has estimated. Its figures are preliminary, but they highlight the ‘severe impact’ of ‘adverse climatic conditions’ on the 2021 vintage in parts of Europe, said OIV director-general Paul Roca during a virtual press conference. Europe’s big ...

Château La Gaffelière withdraws from the next St-Emilion classification

The historic estate follows in the footsteps of Châteaux Angélus, Cheval Blanc and Ausone by withdrawing its candidacy from the upcoming classification. The Malet-Roquefort family, which has owned Château La Gaffelière for more than 300 years, said it ‘no longer recognises its values’ in the new criteria. The Malet-Roqueforts claimed that the overhauled rating system for the tasting ‘contradicts all the ratings obtained by Château La Gaffelière for several years by the greatest wine professional ...

Top wines in regions and sub-regions of San Gimignano