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1999 Estate Grown Sangiovese

1999 Estate Grown Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: Our Sangiovese is estate grown in the Pope Valley and has superb characteristics. This bright, rich and lively wine is highlighted by vibrant flavors of cherries, blackberries, and rich hints of spice. It is well balanced, smooth and has a long-lasting and memorable finish, which will make your next Italian meal perfectly delightful. “Now that’s Italian!”

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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