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Estate Sangiovese

Estate Sangiovese Wine Details

Description: This wine possesses a deep ruby red color and intense aromas of black cherry, sour cherry, and blackberry. On the palate you will experience an extremely full bodied and well balanced Sangiovese, with notes of vanilla, cedar and leather, intertwined with the dark cherry and blackberry. Because of the naturally high acidity of Sangiovese this wine is the perfect accompaniment to food.

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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