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Macchia Sangiovese Lodi Amorous 2006

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"amorous" Lodi Appellation. Sangiovese in the Lodi appellation will someday be a Star! Strong words for a fairly obsure grape in a Zinfandel dominated area, but mark my words, Lodi will someday be known as West Coast Chianti; yielding wines with a rich, concentrated mouth feel and crisp acids that let the fruit shine. AWARDS: Silver - San Francisco Chronicle, 2008

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Winery: Macchia Wines
Color: Red
Varietal: Sangiovese
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Macchia Wines:
In Italian, “Macchia” means “the spot”. In Lodi, Macchia Winery has been earning a reputation as a spot where discriminating vino buffs can find small lots of high-quality vintages -- at some very reasonable prices. It is a tried-and-true strategy for making exceptional wines that Tim Holdener says is at the heart of his winemaking philosophy. Well aware of the potential for quality that was... Read more
In Italian, “Macchia” means “the spot”. In Lodi, Macchia Winery has been earning a reputation as a spot where discriminating vino buffs can find small lots of high-quality vintages -- at some very reasonable prices. It is a tried-and-true strategy for making exceptional wines that Tim Holdener says is at the heart of his winemaking philosophy. Well aware of the potential for quality that was long ignored by many winemakers outside the Lodi area; the Holdeners make a variety of different Zinfandels, each sporting its own distinctive qualities. Read less

"amorous" Lodi Appellation. Sangiovese in the Lodi appellation will someday be a Star! Strong words for a fairly obsure grape in a Zinfandel dominated area, but mark my words, Lodi will someday be known as West Coast Chianti; yielding wines with a rich, concentrated mouth feel and crisp acids that let the fruit shine. AWARDS: Silver - San Francisco Chronicle, 2008

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