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Pianetta Sangiovese

Pianetta Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $26.00 per bottle

Description: The 2004 Sangiovese is a Paso Robles wine. The Sangiovese comes from the Algunas Dias Vineyard known for quality grapes. This is a lighter wine full of smooth flavors. Aged in French and American oak. This wine has received a GOLD MEDAL at the 2007 West Coast Wine Competition as well as a Silver Medal at the 2007 Finger Lakes Wine Competition.

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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