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Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: Red wine enthusiasts will be pleased to know that Crooked Vine’s Sangiovese grapes come from the exclusive Crackerbox Vineyards. The discriminating palette will discover a sweet strawberry taste enhanced with accents of blackberries and cassis, with a bouquet to match. A velvety red, Crooked Vine Sangiovese will make a fine meal memorable and top off even the most sinful dessert. Because we use only the highest caliber grapes, production and availability for the Sangiovese is limited.

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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