Sangiovese

Species: Vitis Vinifera
Parentage: Offspring of Ciliegiolo & “Calabrese Montenuovo” (A nearly extinct grape variety)
Aliases: Brunello, Sangiovese Grosso
Grape Color: Purple
Regions: Primarily Tuscany; also Romagna, Lazio, Campania, Sicily


Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central Italy, with the capability to produce styles ranging from red wines to still wines, sparkling wines to dessert wines, It’s the grape every grape wants to be, with at least 14 Sangiovese clones existing today.

Sangiovese is excellent as a blend, but when used as a sole varietal, it is hard and acidic. Winemakers tend to blend this varietal with Bordeaux grapes, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, and even white wine grapes, sometimes Trebbiano and Malvasia. Sangiovese’ role in Tuscany’s famous Chianti wines is similar to Cabernet Sauvignon’s key presence in Bourdeaux wines -- A typical Read more »

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  • Mr.E - 36 attendees, 4 servers, 3 cooking = 42 total people here in my backyard ... Bordeaux body layered with sangiovese cherry.  Drank well, has other 2-3 yrs. of good drinking easily 2. Cambiata Dornfelder  Made in the SLH region it was GREAT - however, it should be noted that it's application was different - We drizzled it over rhubarb coff... Read More

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  • Stefano di Blasi IGT Toscana 2014

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    A recent Naked Wines selection. The Bottle arrived with the Cork protruding about 1/8", so not sure if this bottle is reflective of the norm.First bit of the pour into the glass is a somewhat thin Brown Ruby, but pour a bit more and the wine becomes dense and Ruby. Opens with a bit of Must (like a Leather book), Earth, and Spearmint; then Boysen... Read More

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  • Frescobaldi Castiglioni Chianti 2011

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  • Wine myths are often unspoken but incredibly pervasive. Their looming presence ... ... grigio, sagrantino, and sangiovese. Coquerel Wines makes verdelho, tempranillo, and late-harvest sauvignon blanc. I haven’t scratched the surface of the depth and breadth of the Napa Valley’s wine options, as there are approximately 475 physical wineries, n... Read More

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  • Some interesting Chianti Classico, at good prices, vouched for by our very own ... and the remarkably mutable Sangiovese grape.This expression, born in the vineyard, is ably put into bottle by a family that believes in tradition as well as progress. I was sad to see their very old Sangiovese vineyards uprooted this past year – it’s rare to fin... Read More

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  • Galioffo Vin Santo del Chianti DOCG 2009

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    Tried this recently while on a walking food tour in Florence, Italy, and dipped cantucci biscotti into the wine. Our tour guide told us this is a popular dessert among locals. Delicious! Read More

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  • Saturday (16 July) started off with me trying to finish the assembly of a ... ... Renieri Rosso Di Montalcino (Sangiovese).  We started the Italian wine to enjoy while talking and showing off the TV and our newly painted rooms to our guests and then with dinner I decanted the Oregon wine to serve with grilled chicken and lamb chops.  It was ni... Read More

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  • Columbia Valley, Columbia Gorge, and Walla Walla Valley: a triumvirate of ... ... a Rosé produced from Sangiovese sourced at Seven Hills Vineyard in Walla Walla Valley. This Rosé has a beautiful pale pink hue. Aromas of wild strawberry are dotted with bits of crème fraiche. Red fruits flavors dominate the palate and lead to a crisp, refreshing... Read More

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  • Planning to do some exploring into Italy's other wine varietals, those ... ... the fanfare or popularity of Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Dolcetto, etc.First up is a Ruche with a few years bottle age by Montalbera, apparently a lighter wine that was traditionally brought out for special occassions...figure this should make for a nice aper... Read More

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  • Brutocao Quadriga Hopeland Ranches 2011

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    wonderful blend, quiet, peaceful yet strong and resilient just like a good wine should be. Read More

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