Lombardy wines for sale online on Italian Wine Selection
Lombardy is one of the regions of Italy that boasts the greatest production of quality wines. On a mainly flat and mountainous territory, we find several important grape varieties. There are no less than 23 DOC and 15 IGT designations of origin, not forgetting the 5 DOCG, white and red wines that are known throughout the world. About 29,000 hectares are cultivated, from Valtellina to Oltrepò Pavese via the provinces of Pavia and Alessandria, with cultivation methods that vary from area to area. The region is rich in grape varieties, especially indigenous ones; among the most renowned black grapes are Nebbiolo, Pignola, Rossola and Brugnola; in the Pavia area, Barbera followed by Croatina, Bonarda and Uva Rara. Special mentions for Pinot Nero and white wines such as Riesling Italico, Moscati and Malvasie. In the Lake Iseo area we find the renowned Franciacorta with the Pinot Nero, Pinot Bianco and Chardonnay grape varieties, and finally on Lake Garda Groppello, Barbera, Marzemino and Sangiovese are cultivated. The wine shop Italian Wine Selection offers a selection of Lombardy wines that can be purchased online, scents and flavours of Lombardy for all tastes. In the overall production of Lombardy wines we find a good balance between white wines (54%) and red-rosé wines (46%).
Wineries in Lombardy
The Lombardy region provides some excellence in the Italian wine sector. Wine production varies from area to area; among the most renowned wines are Sforzato di Valtellina made from Nebbiolo grapes and Valtellina Superiore DOCG. In the Pavia area, sparkling wine production has grown over the years, alongside that of Franciacorta, with wines of the calibre of Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico and Franciacorta DOCG. In the Lombardy wine carnet, an important space is given to Cabernet and Merlot, produced from Curtefranca DOC, interesting also are the wines from the lakes area based on grape varieties such as Groppello, Barbera, Marzemino and Sangiovese. Among the white wines a special mention for Lugana DOC. In the online wine shop of Italian Wine Selection you can find several renowned wineries, among them Arpepe, Barbacarlo, Bellavista, Berlucchi, Derbusco Cives, Contadi Castaldi, Nino Negri, Tenuta Montenisa Marchesti Antinori and many others.
Why choose Lombard wines
Buying Lombardy wines online at Italian Wine Selection is a unique and advantageous experience for wine lovers. Lombardy is an Italian region with a long wine tradition and a great variety of quality wines that go well with the wide gastronomic choice. Lombardy cuisine is predominantly earthy, with starters based on cured meats such as bresaola from Valtellina or salami from Brianza that go well with sparkling Bonarda wine. Impossible not to mention risotto alla milanese and ossobuco, ideally to be tasted with San Colombano Rosso. A separate chapter is reserved for stuffed pasta such as Agnolotti, Tortelli di zucca and Casoncelli, usually paired with red wines such as Valcalepio and Buttafuoco. Soups and minestrone, on the other hand, are recommended with a good Riesling Italico, while game dishes are naturally enhanced with Sfursat della Valtellina. Finally, among desserts, look and taste for Panettone di Milano, Torta paradiso and Offelle paired with Oltrepò Pavese Moscato Spumante. Choosing Italian Wine Selection as your Lombardy wine supplier means having access to a unique, high quality selection of the region's best wines, all from the comfort of your own home.