Top 100 red wines of Val d'Arbia

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

Discovering the wine region of Val d'Arbia

The wine region of Val d'Arbia is located in the region of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Il Borro or the Domaine Altesino produce mainly wines sweet and red. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Val d'Arbia are Sangiovese, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Val d'Arbia often reveals types of flavors of earth, non oak or microbio and sometimes also flavors of oak, spices or red fruit.

In the mouth of Val d'Arbia is a with a nice freshness. We currently count 3 estates and châteaux in the of Val d'Arbia, producing 3 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Val d'Arbia go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

News from the vineyard of Val d'Arbia

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 ...

Walls: Tasting five vintages of Domaine Gonon St-Joseph

As a wine critic, witnessing a relatively unknown estate rise up and receive the recognition it deserves can be a bittersweet feeling. From a purely selfish point of view, you watch the prices rise inexorably so you can no longer afford to drink wines from that estate as often as you once did. But primarily you’re delighted for the owners and for those who have discovered their wines. Scroll down for Matt Walls’ tasting notes and scores for five vintages of Domaine Gonon St-Joseph {"c ...

Iconic Italian wineries partner on wine in space project

The project was devised by FIS president Franco Maria Ricci and officially unveiled last week in Rome at the Foundation’s latest annual International Wine Culture Forum. ‘About four months ago I thought we should do some proper experiments to understand what happens to wine and vines in space. Eventually, I decided that this year’s FIS Forum had to be dedicated entirely to this subject,’ Ricci told Decanter. ‘My idea would be to understand if the vine can live and survive in space (and eve ...

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