Mosby Sangiovese 1996

Sangiovese from North Coast, California

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Winemaker's Notes

The 1996 Mosby Sangiovese beckons with a captivating nose of lilac, dark cherry, toffee and cinnamon-pecan . . . seducing the palate with cocoa, ripe raspberry and cherry. If you like Chianti Classico, you'll certainly enjoy this Sangiovese with its lush, long and "powerful pecan tannin-like finish.

-Bill Mosby, winemaker

Savor this world famous wine with peppercorn salmon, grilled poultry (duck is exquisite), veal, saltimbocca, chili and, of course, pasta.

Learn About Mosby

The Mosby winery, estate and vineyards, are located at Highway 101 and Santa Rosa Road 1/4 mile south of Buellton, California-one of the earliest wineries in Santa Barbara County. The land is part of the old Rancho de la Vega, which derives its name from the Spanish river bottom or meadow. Hence, Bill Mosby's first commercial wines were labeled Vega. As Mosby's wines grew in...

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Learn About North Coast

Beyond Napa and Sonoma in the north you find a couple of other counties producing great wine. Among these are Mendocino and Lake County. The northernmost California winegrowing regions, these two counties are right above Napa and Sonoma, geographically. Yet, wine-wise they are very different - both from their southern neighbors and from each other. Notable Facts Mendocino...

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Learn About Sangiovese

Sangiovese (SAHN-gee-oh-VAY-zee) Blood of Jove (literally translated) The principal grape of Chianti - in fact, the principle grape of all of Tuscany - has had its ups and downs. For a stint in the 70s and 80s, wines labeled Chianti contained cheap red wine packaged in a straw casked bottle, most popular for the candle holder it would become. But no more. Sangiovese re...

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