Selection of the best wineries in Val d’Elsa. Here you can wine tasting Chianti, Chianti Montespertoli, Chianti Colli Senesi, Chianti Colli Fiorentini and Vernaccia di San Gimignano. Visiting a winery and tasting its wine is an unforgettable experience
Vernaccia di San Gimignano is a white wine, produced in a restricted area of Tuscany, coinciding with the municipality of San Gimignano, known and appreciated all over the world.
It is controlled and guaranteed by the Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin (DOCG) mark. It was the first Italian wine to receive the Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC) in 1966 and in 1993 it received the DOCG. Vernaccia di San Gimignano is a famous wine since ancient times and is still appreciated for its strong personality and its characteristic sapid-mineral profile . It is, in fact, one of the few Italian whites that possess aging skills. We are waiting for a wine tasting in San Gimignano
In 1997 the seventh sub-area of Chianti Montespertoli D.O.C.G.
The other six areas of Chianti are: Chianti Colli Aretini, produced in the province of Arezzo. Chianti Colli Fiorentini, produced in the province of Florence. The Chianti Colline Pisane, produced in the province of Pisa, Chianti Montalbano or Monte Albano, produced on the homonymous mountain range between the provinces of Pistoia, Prato and Florence. Chianti Rufina, produced in the province of Florence, in the municipality of Rufina and adjacent areas. Finally, the Chianti Colli Senesi, produced in the province of Siena. In the area of Montespertoli you can taste excellent Chianti Montespertoli or Chianti Colli Fiorentini.
The wines of the six Chianti areas are all made with a minimum Sangiovese base of 70% and the grapes of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon can not exceed together the limit of 15%, while any grapes of white grapes (especially Malvasia white long) may not exceed the 10% limit.
As for the Chianti Colli Senesi the disciplinary is slightly different because the minimum base of Sangiovese is 75%. While the grapes of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon can not exceed together the limit of 10%. A wine tasting in montespertoli is an experience to try