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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  • Caparzo Rosso di Montalcino 2013

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    Binny's 3/2016. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Fantini Sangiovese 2013

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    Great,dry but sweet wonderful flavour red from Italy. I like to make wine kits but might be taking a rest to enjoy this gem. What make it even better is that it's made in Ortona. Read More

    Wine review by hstudio


  • Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2006

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    Wine review by Vajra1


  • Toscolo Chianti Classico DOCG 2009

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    Wine review by hstudio


  • Carr Vineyards & Winery Sangiovese 2012

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    Bright and savory sangio from Carr Vineyards out of Santa Ynez. Ripe black cherry on the nose. Fresh ripe blackberry, black cherry and a touch of leather in the mouth. The tannins are still young a bit tight and grippy but not off putting. This has medium acidity and a medium long finish. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0


  • Cana's Feast Bricco Red Vns

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    Wine review by James Whittaker


  • As per your OP's title, JD, next a look at CA. From the Wine ... Riesling, 41 wineries; Sangiovese, 98 wineries; Syrah, 315 wineries; Tempranillo, 36 wineries; Viognier, 123 wineries; and the listings are growing.      "These emerging varietal wines are a natural outcome of California’s ideal yet varied climate and soil for growing winegrapes. ... Read More

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  • Trying to recall a conversation we had a little while ago on this subject.Whats the most widely planted (acreage) and produced (bottles) red grape in CA, U.S., and worldwide?I seem to recall a Snooth article mentioning Grenache as the most widely planted red grape worldwide, but that was some years ago. I'm assuming it's Chardonnay for white? Read More

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  • La Mozza Supertuscan Blend Maremma Toscana IGT Aragone 2007

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    Wine review by ekw590


  • Edizione Cinque Autoctoni VdT Rosso Barrica 2010

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    Wine review by Cuvee TX


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