5 Unmissable Wines of Basilicata

Jul 23, 2021 243

BY: Valentina Vercelli

While the wines of Basilicata may be lesser known than those of, say, PiedmontTuscany, and Sicily, they're no less notable. Volcanic soils, high-altitude vineyards in well-ventilated positions, and the vast day and night temperature range ensure healthy and fragrant grapes that beget pleasant territorial wines.

Red wines comprise 80% of Basilicata's production, with the Aglianico del Vulture grape being the region's undisputed star. The Superiore version gives life to Basilicata's only DOCG, and the grape also produces interesting rosé and sparkling wines. 

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SOURCE: https://www.lacucinaitaliana.com

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