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Sangiovese

Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Our third vintage of Sangiovese is showing the spice and wonderful depth of flavor from Ray Teldeschi’s Home Ranch. Ray’s instinctive and knowledgeable grape growing has produced fruit with great varietal intensity. Lovely bright aromas with a good, long aftertaste, our wine is just what a Sangiovese should be. 347 cases produced.

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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