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Best Italian wines: A selection of the greatest

Italy is home to myriad wine styles and thousands of native grape varieties, as well as top estates that often produce several different bottlings. Below is a selection of the best Italian wines, based on reviews by our experts, with full tasting notes on each wine available exclusively to Premium members.

If you’ve ever wondered what the best Italian wines are then take a look at our list below, drawn from our ever-growing database of wine reviews.

This list of some of the greatest wines tasted by Decanter’s experts includes top names from well-known regions such as Piedmont and Tuscany, as well as some less well known but equally worthy areas.We have kept it limited to just one wine from each producer featured..

The best Italian wines:

Premium members can click on the wines to see the full tasting notes, plus stockist information where available.


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