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Top 5 Popular Italian Red Wines

If you are a red wine drinker then you know the difference between a good glass a wine and an amazing glass of wine. Have a look at our top 5 popular Italian red wines and see if your favourite wine makes the list!

 

If you are a red wine drinker then you know the difference between a good glass a wine and an amazing glass of wine. Have a look at our top 5 popular Italian red wines and see if your favourite wine makes the list!

 

1. Cabernet Sauvignon

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Photo by Friuli Italian Wines

Cab for short, this full-bodied vino is packed with dark fruit flavours to give it a smooth and dry taste.

 

2. Chianti

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Photo by Metro Wines & Spirits

With dry and earthy flavours, a glass of Chianti tastes great with any meal.

 

3. Barolo

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Photo by Wines Direct

Made in the north of Italy, Barolo has a dry yet light taste.

 

4. Montepulciano

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Photo by EuroSpin

Made from the Sangiovese grape, Montepulciano wine has the perfect balance of acidity and dryness to give a great deep flavour.

 

5. Merlot

 

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Photo by Wine Searcher

 

A fruitier and sweeter taste than the rest, Merlot is best paired with a rich and meaty meal.

 

Does your favourite wine make the list? If not, let us know what your favourite vino is in the comments.

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2 comments

  1. You listed the most popular, not necessarily the best. I live in southern Italy and I would match up an Aglianico del Vulture or Greco de Tufo with any other Italian example.

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