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Flat Creek Estate Super Texan

Flat Creek Estate Super Texan Wine Details
Price: $19.95 per bottle

Description: Flat Creek introduced the first ‘Super Texan’ sangiovese in 2002. Our Helen’s Block Sangiovese reflects intense varietal character. Medium-bodied with rich blackberry, cherry, plum & supple tannins. Enjoy with Mediterranean cuisine.

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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