Tuscany is a fertile and beautiful landscape populated by a wealth of wineries. From the coastal areas of Bolgheri and Maremma to the hilltop town of Montalcino and farther inland to the heart of Chianti Classico, the bounty of wines is influenced by the interplay of geography, climate and soil. This diversity of vineyard land provides a host of distinctive settings for winemaking, with the region's many estates offering everything from complex and ageworthy reds to crisp whites to unctuous dessert wines. Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson explains.
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