Synonymous with both prestige and beauty, the Tuscan wine region of central Italy is home to some of the world’s most famous and highly regarded wines, including Benedetto Chianti. Few could fail to identify Chianti’s rolling, cypress-lined hills capped with historic villages of terracotta houses. Characterized by artistic masterpieces, architectural wonders, quaint hilltops and breathtaking vineyards, the Tuscany region promises unforgettable experiences to those who venture through.
One definitive reason for this region’s supreme quality is the areas grape-growing conditions. The wine production zone benefits from a whole host of microclimates, excellent altitude and varied soils. With its stony, dry soils, the region is blessed with a unique light that reflects from the limestone rocks, radiating heat around the region. Its close proximity to the coast also brings in warm, humid sea breezes, while coverage by the Valdarno valley mountains provides cool air.
With its breathtaking beauty, fertile plains and thriving vineyards, Chianti is one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world, as well as one of the most well known and appreciated by visitors across the globe.