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Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Sangiovese is known throughout wine world for its engaging bouquet and bright acidity that matches with a wide range of culinary preparations. Red fruit accents of cranberry and raspberry are evident on the nose and palate, and complimented by hint of blueberry for added complexity. Paul uses older neutral barrels and a shortened aging regimen so as not to mask the elegance and freshness best exhibited by Sangiovese.

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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