Lucanian wines for sale online at Italian Wine Selection
Basilicata is a Region in southern Italy with a predominantly mountainous and hilly territory, from the south where the volcanic area of Vulture is located to the west where there is the Maddalena mountain range. The eastern area of this territory is subject to continuous erosive phenomena, so the soil is clayey, the Region also has a wealth of rivers that sometimes originate and develop in it but sometimes also flow into other neighboring Regions. The climate is predominantly mild, with more rainfall in mountainous areas, in this regard Lucanian wine production features several renowned grape varieties such as Greco, Malvasia, Primitivo, Merlot, Cabernet sauvignon, Sangiovese and Aglianico. The Italian Wine Selection wine shop offers a wide selection of Lucanian wines that can be purchased online, scents and flavors of Basilicata just a click away. In the overall production of wines from Basilicata we find a good percentage of PDO wines (42%) but that of IGP wines (30%) is not negligible, while at the level of appellations we have one DOCG wine, four DOC wines and one IGT.
The Lucanian territory boasts several decidedly important areas for regional wine production: from Metapontino to Materano, passing through Vulture. In the first area we find white berried grapes such as Greco and Malvasia which allow the production of aromatic and well structured wines; whereas in the second one here are different varieties such as Primitivo, Merlot, Cabernet sauvignon and Sangiovese, which give life to wines decidedly complex from an olfactory point of view; finally in the last area mentioned Aglianico for its freshness and sapidity. In the carnet of Lucanian wines of Italian Wine Selection several renowned wineries such as Basilisco, Cantina di Venosa, Terre degli Svevi and Paternoster.
Why choose Lucanian wines
We at Italian Wine Selection have selected the best Lucanian wineries, putting their wines online from day one.Our marriage goes far beyond just selling wines online, we believe in every single label you will find on our site (we have been selling online for about 20 years). The ancient peasant culinary tradition present in the Lucania region allows us to associate different wines with various dishes, mostly earthy. For example, Aglianico del Vulture Superiore DOCG goes well with Pecorino di Filano DOP and Canestrato di Moliterno IGP cheeses. Stews, baked pies and the famous Luganiga find their proper enhancement when enjoyed together with a red wine such as Grottino di Roccanova DOC.