Sangiovese Di Romagna Wine

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Sangiovese di Romagna is probably Emilia-Romagna’s best known wine, though for a long time likely for the wrong reasons. More on that in a bit. The story goes that the name of the grape originated from Sant’Angelo di Romagna at a Capuchin monastery. A noble guest was visiting the monastery and remarked at the quality of the wines made from the hillside Collis Jovis vineyards. When he asked what the wine was called, the name Sanguis di Jovis (Blood of Jupiter) was made up on the spot. From there it evolved from Sangue di Giove and finally to Sangiovese in the 18th century. Its popularity through the decades gave Sangiovese di Romagna the distinction of becoming the region’s first DOC in 1967. 

The large production zone stretches from the hills east of Bologna to the coast of Rimini, with various subzones inbetween. To be labeled as Sangiovese di Romagna, the wine must contain at least 85% Sangiovese and up to 15% of other grapes grown in the production zone. There are four styles Read more »

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  • Malatestiane Sangiovese di Romagna le Rocche 2006


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    Wine review by Hillarim

  • Sangiovese di Romagna Poderi Dal Nespoli 2005


    Si presenta limpido anche se poco trasparente, di colore rubino granato, abbastanza consistente, gli archetti tendono a restringersi. Allolfatto è intenso, complesso (presenza di profumi secondari e terziari), abbastanza fine (spicca lalcolicità) e si percepiscono le spezie, frutti evoluti, cuoio, tostatura, etereo, minerale. Al successivo respi... Read More

    Wine review by Roberto Scaramelli

  • Drei Doná Tenuta la Palazza Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore Vigneti Delle Rosenere 2006


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    Wine review by Ravin

  • Terragens 2004


    I go more by the "yum" factor - while I am not a fan of these dryish Italians, this one had a nice smooth finish and was not harsh or bitter. I would rate this 3 Yums on the 1-5 Yum factor scale. Serve with red sauces and a nice pasta. Read More

    Wine review by mmelko

  • Fattoria Zerbina Sangiovese di Romagna Pietramora Superiore Riserva 2001


    Maybe Pietramora has too much alcohol, but that it is often well balanced, i tasted it with many Brunello di Montalcino and generally it demonstrated a very high class like those, with beautiful cherry flavours as Sangiovese might have and it has such a very long life too, don't miss it Read More

    Wine review by enoica

  • Bolla Sangiovese Sangiovese di Romagna 2002


    Very red, meat only, long start, one of the smoother finishes. Read More

    Wine review by Jermzzy

  • Bolla Sangiovese Sangiovese di Romagna 2005


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    Wine review by jeffpizz

  • Ceregio Sangiovese 2007


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    Wine review by Kathleena28

  • We had a great tasting last night and it focused on one of my favorite grapes, ... grapes, ... 2006 Nespoli Sangiovese di Romagna 13%Groups # 6 my #4Here we are playing in a different league with Eddie noting for the first time I can use the term fruity with these wines! Evan felt that while good, there was not a lot of forward fruit, a lit... Read More

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  • Well this was an unusual evening, a Sangiovese tasting with most of the wines ... 2006 Sangiovese2006 Nespoli Sangiovese di Romagna 88pts2006 Perrucci Santa Cruz Mtn Sangiovese Family Selection 89pts2006 Moris Farms Morellino di Scansano 86ptsFlight 3 Californias Sangiovese terroir2005 Pietra Santa Cienega Valley 90pts2005 Martin & Weyrich Il... Read More

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