Italy is home to some of the best and oldest wine producing areas, hence it produces some of the best wines in the world. But do you know which wines in Italy are the best? Here is a list of our top 10 Italian wines.
#1: Ca del Bosco Cuvee Franciacorta Annamaria Clementi
Named in honor of its founder Annamaria Clementi, this fine wine from northern Italy is refreshing with a hint of citrus and is perfect for special dining events.
#2: Stella Pinot Grigio
This is a vibrant wine from Umbria in the central region of Italy with delicious flavors of citrus fruits. It goes perfectly in combination with cream sauce dishes or well-seasoned fish dishes and is available at a reasonable prize.
#3: Pieropan Soave Classico
This is a fine white wine from a hillside vineyard in the Soave Classico region and is one of the finest white wines. You will notice hints of almond, vanilla, and honey.
#4: Villa Sandi Prosecco
This is a sparkling wine from Northern Italy which is found to be best with fresh goat cheese and appetizers such as cocktail sauce and chilled shrimp.
#5: Bellavista Franciacorta Cuvee
Produced in the Bellavista Winery, this sparkling, crispy and white wine is best served as an aperitif.
#6: Saracco Moscato d’Asti
This is from the Asti area and is mildly sweet. Perfect for foods with a heavy hitting spice, it has a slight sparkle to it, thus bringing balance and clarity.
#7: Sassicaia Cabernet Sauvignon Tenuta San Guido
This wine is a combination of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot and is a perfect wine with beef and lamb dishes. It has a silky softness texture and a fruity, blackcurrant flavor.
#8: Produttori del Barbaresco Nebbiolo delle Langhe
This is a barbaresco wine from the Nebbiolo grape and has amazing clarity and tongue-tying tannis. You can give it a go for its endearing intensity and all over peppered flavor.
#9: Pio Cesare Barbaresco
It has a pleasant aroma of blackcurrant and plum and suits red meat dishes. It is from Alba, situated in the heart of the Piedmont region and is a top-of-the-range red wine.
#10: Gravner Anfora Ribolla Gialla
This wine is produced by Francesco Gravner. A fruity white wine with an orange shade combines apricots, peaches and warm spices. It has the rich and smooth feel of a red wine. This can be eaten with fish and red meat.