The Bolgheri - Super Tuscans Wine Tour will bring you to discover one of the most beautiful areas in Tuscany i.e. the Tuscan coast. The Bolgheri DOC denomination is relatively young but here is where are produced some of the most famous Tuscan wines, the so called Super Tuscans like Ornellaia, Sassicaia, Messorio, Grattamacco etc.
Brunello di Montacino is one of the finest expressions of the SANGIOVESE grape varietal. The Sangiovese grape, which is grown within the Montalcino territory is capable to give birth to wines of great elegance and finesse and with great body and structure.
With this wine tour in Tuscany, you will have the possibility to sightsee trough the splendid Chianti Classico Countryside, an area of Tuscany, which is dotted with beautiful vineyards and olive groves, quaint little, medieval villages and hamlets that are preserving still intact all the charm and beauty of the bygone days.
This tour will give you the possibility to spend first, a good one hour and a half in the charming, medieval town of San Gimignano which is still incredibly so well preserved, that thanks to its ancient walls, churches, palaces and its many narrow, little alleys flanking the main streets and squares, it will give you the feeling to have stepped back right into the middle ages ! Besides that, its many nice shops ranging from ceramic to leather goods and local products, will give you also the opportunity to properly refine your shopping !
With this tour, beside having the possibility to spend a good couple of hours in the gorgeous , medieval town of SIENA famous for its splendid monuments and for its horse race “Il Palio”, you will have also the occasion to sightsee trough the splendid CHIANTI CLASSICO WINE REGION, a part of Tuscany which is dotted with beautiful vineyards and olive groves, quaint little, medieval villages and hamlets that are preserving still intact all the charm and beauty of the bygone days.
Montepulciano is certainly one of the most beautiful medieval towns here in Tuscany and it’s definitely worth a visit per se; however, an even more valid reason for visiting Montepulciano, it’s that here it is where is produced one of the oldest red wines from Tuscany since the middle ages i.e. the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano , a wine which is based like the vast majority of “traditional” Tuscan Wines on the Sangiovese grape varietal (at least 70% - here known as Prugnolo Gentile) often blended with other complementary grapes like Canaiolo, Mammolo, Colorino and/or international varietals like Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
This is my Best wine tour in Tuscany ! Besides having your personal sommelier on board with you, the area that we will visit it’s one of the most beautiful part of Tuscany in terms of scenery and if one knows where to stop (…and I know that ! ), here it’s also possible to taste some terrific wines indeed i.e. Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione and some thoroughbred Super Tuscans as well !
Another great product from Tuscany it’s the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, therefore if you are interested in discovering more about the “ liquid, green gold ” from Tuscany , how it is made, its characteristics , its nutritional properties and tastes well, this is the right tour for you !
This particular EDUCATIONAL WINE TOUR is for those of you that are longing to discover more about how to taste wine correctly, for those of you willing to discover how to evaluate wine properly and also for those of you that want to understand more about Tuscany and its wines !