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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  • Chianti Riserva Vinci Cantine Leonardo da Vinci 2004


    Strong and mouthful wine. Went very well with robust food. Read More

    Wine review by Ishwari

  • Last night I met up with fellow Snoother Adam Levin at the (relatively) new wine bar in San Francisco called the Press Club ( What makes this wine bar a little different is that is anchored by 8 wineries from Sonoma and Napa: - Chateau Montelena (Napa)- Fritz (Sonoma)- Hanna (Napa/Sonoma)- Landmark (Sonoma)- Miner Family (N... Read More

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  • Well I have plans to include several Syrahs in this thread over the next 2 weeks but let me begin with one of my favorite Syrah producers. J L Chave and his lovely 1996 Hermitage:Richly aromatic from the moment this is opened offering up an array of gamy tones to the earthy, blackberry fruit. Integrated in the mouth with the acidity seemingly qu... Read More

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  • The Snooth Global Tasting Initiative is an effort to unite wine lovers around ... ... now - Sunday January 25thSangiovese based wine Monday January 26th - Sunday February 8thPinot Noir wine from Monday February 9 - Sunday February 22Tempranillo based wine from Monday February 23rd - Sunday March 8thTell your friends, encourage them to particip... Read More

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  • Dievole Chianti Classico 2001


    No written review

    Wine review by manjuy

  • Chianti Riserva Vinci Cantine Leonardo da Vinci 2004


    I don't drink much Chianti, but I didn't feel this was worth the price of $24. This wine tasted ok with an italian pasta meal, but didn't do too much for me after dinner. A little too dry and the flavors were lacking. Read More

    Wine review by Violetstardom

  • Antinori Chianti Superiore Santa Cristina 2007


    This is a wonderfully easy-to-drink red. I can't call it complex (it's not) but it's tasty and round and goes really well with inexpensive pasta sauce. Read More

    Wine review by matthewj

  • Il Molino di Grace Chianti Classico Riserva 1999


    Delicious.Finished off my last bottle of this Tuscan treasure. It had developed great violet and orange nuances on the palate and was balanced with a smooth long finish. This is a very good modern-style CCR. Read More

    Wine review by RBoulanger

  • La Lecciaia Sangiovese Grosso 2004


    SangioveseNice ruby color, cherry and damp earth on the nose but falls completely on it's face when you taste it - very very flat. This wine is dead. Read More

    Wine review by loty

  • Cupano Rosso di Montalcino 2002


    No written review

    Wine review by timbreese

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