Allegrini's wine-making history stretches back to the 16th century. In the mid-20th century, Giovanni Allegrini modernized the operation, sought out national and international markets for his wine, and before he died, in 1983, purchased the La Grola vineyard, now the jewel in the Allegrini crown. Today, Giovanni's children, Franco and Marilisa, manage Allegrini's diverse portfolio.
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89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry
Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap
and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern
style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines;
sweet wines and dessert wines.
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Known for its high yields, Trebbiano grows vigorously across Tuscany and elsewhere in Central Italy. Here, it's rare to find a white wine that isn't blended with some amount of Trebbiano. Traditionally, Trebbiano was one of two white varietals allowed in production of the red Chianti Classico, although blending of white wine grapes has...
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