Stolpman Vineyards La Coppa Sangiovese 2009

Sangiovese from Central Coast, California

$19.99
Item No. 128322
  • red wine
  • ST90

Winemaker's Notes

Fruit forward & fresh on the nose with an elegant medium bodied palate & Italian Tannin Structure. Dry farmed since 2001, Stolpman Sangiovese offers New World Intensity with Old World refinement. Aged 10 months in Neutral Oak.

Critical Acclaim

"Moderate saturated bright medium red. Aromas of sour red cherry, red berries, licorice and graphite, with some apparent oakiness. Then sweet and silky in the mouth, with nicely concentrated, varietally typical red fruit and floral flavors. Offers good breadth and texture without any excess weight thanks to nicely integrated acidity. Finishes with dusty tannins, lingering red berry flavors and a light touch. A superb value. "
90 Points

Learn About Stolpman Vineyards

Stolpman Vineyards is located in Ballard Canyon, just 15 miles from the coast. The location lends to warm days with cool nights. Tom and Marilyn Stolpman planted their first grapes in 1992 and today have 120 planted acres. The vineyard continues to be a dynamic location for the planting of Syrah, Sangiovese and Rousanne. Jeff Newton and Larry Finkle, along with our Vineyard Manager, Ruben Solorzano, have recently planted high density vines and continue to explore the standards of what it takes to make the best quality grapes from southern exposed vines and limestone soil.

Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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