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Sangiovese Wine Details

Description: maximizing the delicate, yet robust character of this Italian wine grape variety well known from the Chianti region. It is a light and easy to drink red wine—as such it is even enjoyable on a warm Georgian summer night. An aroma bouquet of sweet red fruit accompanies berry flavors that finish dry. Let it fill your glasses as you serve up your favorite Italian pasta. Buon Appetito

Varietal Definition
Sanguis Jovis, the Latin origin for the varietal name, literally means “blood of Jove.” Sangiovese is one of the oldest known varietals and it is likely that ancient Etruscan winemakers cultivated it, although the first literary reference to Sangiovese was in 1722. Sangiovese is probably indigenous to Tuscany, whose most famous wine is Chianti. Chianti is a blend that currently contains a minimum of 90% Sangiovese.Sangiovese thrives in hot dry climates. Because these climatic criteria generally enhance quantity, rather than quality, it takes careful cultivation and winemaking techniques to produce really excellent wine from this grape.


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