Top 100 sparkling wines of Vernaccia di San Gimignano

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

Discovering the wine region of Vernaccia di San Gimignano

The wine region of Vernaccia di San Gimignano is located in the region of San Gimignano of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Vagnoni or the Domaine Vagnoni produce mainly wines white, red and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Vernaccia di San Gimignano are Chardonnay, Sangiovese and Vermentino, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Vernaccia di San Gimignano often reveals types of flavors of citrus, mango or grass and sometimes also flavors of straw, grapefruit or caramel.

In the mouth of Vernaccia di San Gimignano is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 156 estates and châteaux in the of Vernaccia di San Gimignano, producing 254 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Vernaccia di San Gimignano go well with generally quite well with dishes of pasta, vegetarian or appetizers and snacks.

News from the vineyard of Vernaccia di San Gimignano

Angélus, Léoville Barton join 2021 en primeur releases

Château Angélus 2021 was released this morning (23 May) at €265 per bottle ex-Bordeaux, according to Liv-ex, up by around 2% on the opening price of the 2020 vintage last year. Merchants were offering Angélus 2021 for £3,120 (12x75cl in bond). Decanter’s Georgie Hindle scored Angélus 2021 95 points, praising its ‘exceptional finesse’. She said the wine represents an excellent effort, following a Bordeaux 2021 growing season that presented many weather challenges. This vintage of Angélus contains ...

Scientists find new clues to ‘billion-dollar’ vine diseases

New research on grapevine trunk diseases has shown how fungi can collaborate to attack a vine via a kind of ‘extracellular bomb’. Antioxidants may help wineries to fight back, said the international group of researchers led by the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Grapevine trunk diseases (GTDs) have been of growing concern to vineyard owners in recent decades. Almost 20% of the world’s vineyards were affected, said the International Organisation for Vine & Wine in 2015. A 201 ...

EU grants member states the right to use resistant hybrid varieties in appellation wines

Following a recent modification of EU rules, member states are now allowed to employ resistant varieties in the production of wines with protected denominations of origin (PDO). The decision, published last week in the Official Journal of the European Union, is part of a wider revision of previous regulations that established common quality schemes, organisation of the market, definitions, descriptions, presentations, and labelling of European agricultural products and foodstuffs. Before the ann ...