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Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: The strength of this 2001 vintage is best appreciated when you understand that we produce this 100 percent Sangiovese in the true Tuscan style. Dark in color with dense cherry fruit, this spicy wine will push any pasta to its fullest potential. Silky tannins and a succulent finish win over the most dedicated white wine drinker. Great with food, this makes the perfect hostess gift.

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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