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Sangiovese

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Italy’s most planted wine variety and the pride of the Tuscan regional wine, Chianti. Sangiovese is a sensitive grape that takes on different stylistic expressions based on where it grows.

Primary Flavors

  • Cherry
  • Roasted Tomato
  • Sweet Balsamic
  • Oregano
  • Espresso

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Medium-full Body
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Medium-high Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

The high acidity in this wine make it versatile with a wide variety of vegetable and spice-driven foods; think tomato, red pepper, and just about anything grilled.

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James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly

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