Saggi 2005

Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington

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Item No. 94530
  • RP92
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Winemaker's Notes

Vintage: The 2005 growing season was an exceptional vintage that produced beautifully balanced, aromatic wines with intense, focused flavors. Spring conditions were mild, but by mid-June temperatures began to rise and the summer stayed hot. As if on command, the heat backed off just enough in September to allow the grapes to spend extra time on the vine and reach their full maturity. It was the perfect ending to an ideal vintage that will certainly be remembered as one of the decade's finest.

Tasting Notes: This Super Tuscan style wine offers delicate fig and baking spice aromas. Bright red fruit and dark cherries enhance the wine's balanced structure. The finish is long and concentrated with a hint of ripe pomegranate.

Learn About Saggi

Among Tuscany's oldest and most prestigious wine families, Ambrogio and Giovanni Folonari (father and son) teamed with Allen Shoup to produce a wine that is true to Washington State"s terroir with plenty of Italian character. Saggi (meaning wisdom) is a blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah varieties, selected from the Columbia Valley's finest vineyards. Saggi is one...

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Learn About Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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