Italian Indigenous Varieties: Mazzese Nero from Tuscany

This week's indigenous variety hails from Tuscany, particularly the area around Grosseto and Pisa and is called Mazzese Nero. It is a red grape that is used in blends that make up the DOCs Montescudaio, Chianti Colline Pisane and Colli dell'Etruria Centrale. It is not generally seen as a mono-varietal wine or in "purezza" which... Continue Reading →

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