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Sangiovese

Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: Our Italian style star: cherry, cola, vanilla, plums, good acid, looong finish. This wine is at or near its peak and showing complexity and character. Serve with pasta, salmon, quail, pork loin, cheeses and pate’. Also great with anything smoked and fantastic with mushrooms.

Varietal Definition
Sangiovese:
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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