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Texas Sangiovese

Texas Sangiovese Wine Details

Description: This very intense cherry and plum scarlet wine breaks the mold with a super-smooth mouthfeel and the perfect acidity to pair with any Italian dish. A seamless rich mix of dark cherry, coffee, and vanilla bean flavors culminate in a long luxurious finish full of deep driving black fruit.

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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