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The perfect intersection of bright red fruit and savory earthiness, Sangiovese is among Italy's elite red grape varieties and is responsible for the best red wines of Tuscany. While it is best known as the chief component of Chianti, it is also the main grape in Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and reaches the height of its power and intensity in the complex, long-lived Brunello di Montalcino wines.

Elsewhere throughout Italy, Sangiovese wine plays an important role in many easy-drinking, value-driven red blends and on the French island of Corsica, under the name, Nielluccio, it produces excellent bright and refreshing red and rosé wines with a personality of their own. Sangiovese has also enjoyed success growing in California and Washington.

Sangiovese Tasting Notes

Sangiovese wine is a dry, red wine with a medium body and qualities of tart cherry, plum, sun dried tomato, fresh tobacco and herbs. High-quality, well-aged examples can take on tertiary notes of smoke, leather, game, potpourri and dried fruit. Corsican Nielluccio is distinguished by a subtle perfume of dried flowers.

Sangiovese Food Pairings

Sangiovese wine is the ultimate pizza and pasta red—its high acidity, moderate alcohol, and fine-grained tannins create a perfect symbiosis with tomato-based dishes, braised vegetables, roasted and cured meat, hard cheese and anything off the barbecue.

Sommelier Secrets for Sangiovese

Although it is the star variety of Tuscany, cult-classic “Super-Tuscan” wines may actually contain no Sangiovese at all! Since the 1970s, local winemakers have been producing big, bold wines as a blend of one or more of several international varieties—usually Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot or Syrah—with or without Sangiovese.

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  • Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto (3 Liter Bottle) 2012  Front Label
    Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto (3 Liter Bottle) 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Capanna Brunello di Montalcino Riserva (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2012  Front Label
    Capanna Brunello di Montalcino Riserva (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino Vecchie Vigne 2012 Front Label
    Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino Vecchie Vigne 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2012 Front Label
    Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2012 Front Label
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  • Poggio Scalette Il Carbonaione (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2012 Front Label
    Poggio Scalette Il Carbonaione (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2012
    Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
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  • Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve 2012 Front Label
    Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve 2012
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  • Livio Sassetti Brunello di Montalcino Pertimali Riserva 2012  Front Label
    Livio Sassetti Brunello di Montalcino Pertimali Riserva 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino 2012 Front Label
    Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012 Front Label
    Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Capanna Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012 Front Label
    Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso Riserva Santa Caterina d'Oro 2012 Front Label
    Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso Riserva Santa Caterina d'Oro 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere 2012 Front Label
    San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino Pelagrilli 2012 Front Label
    Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino Pelagrilli 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Conti Costanti Brunello di Montalcino 2012 Front Label
    Conti Costanti Brunello di Montalcino 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Altesino Brunello di Montalcino (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2012 Front Label
    Altesino Brunello di Montalcino (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Altesino Brunello di Montalcino (375ML half-bottle) 2012 Front Label
    Altesino Brunello di Montalcino (375ML half-bottle) 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Altesino Montosoli Brunello di Montalcino 2012 Front Label
    Altesino Montosoli Brunello di Montalcino 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Montevertine Le Pergole Torte 2012 Front Label
    Montevertine Le Pergole Torte 2012
    Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
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  • Leonetti Sangiovese 2012 Front Label
    Leonetti Sangiovese 2012
    Sangiovese from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    Livio Sassetti Brunello di Montalcino Pertimali 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Altero 2012 Front Label
    Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Altero 2012
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    4.8 43 Ratings
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