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Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Sunny days in Eastern Washington supplied our winemaker with the opportunity to create a Sangiovese with distinct fruit and supple texture. Lively aromas of bright cherry and violets with a hint of toast and vanilla lead way to flavors of cherry and wild strawberry complemented by a slight spiciness and warm finish. This wine will pair well with most foods and Italian fare.

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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