Sagrantino

  • Grape
  • sah-grahn-tee-no

A rare, central-Italian red found mostly in Umbria. It's recently been noted to contain some of the highest polyphenol (antioxidants) levels of of any red wine.

Full-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Plum Sauce

  • Licorice

  • Black Tea

  • Black Olive

  • Black Pepper

Taste Profile

  • Body: Full
  • Sweetness: Bone-Dry
  • Tannin: High
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $32.00

Food Pairing

Given Sagrantino's super high tannin and astringency, look for dishes that feature fat and umami. Earthy sausages, wild mushrooms, and cheese all match well.

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