List Page Learn About Content Graphic

Sangiovese Wine

Learn about Sangiovese — taste profile, popular regions and more ...

undefined, null

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.

Filter by
16 Items
16 Items
  • Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2017  Front Label
    Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS95
    • RP92
    • WS91
    4.0 208 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $28.99
    Try the
    30
    28 99
    Save $1.01 (3%)
  • Dei Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2017  Front Label
    Dei Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2017
    Sangiovese from Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS94
    • WS92
    4.3 88 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $29.99
    Try the
    29 99
    29 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Ziobaffa Organic Toscana 2017  Front Label
    Ziobaffa Organic Toscana 2017
    Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
    • JS91
    4.2 53 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $14.99
    Try the
    14 99
    14 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2017  Front Label
    Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2017
    Sangiovese from Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS92
    • V92
    • WS92
    • JD91
    • RP91
    • WE91
    4.0 68 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $31.99
    Try the
    31 99
    31 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Castello dei Rampolla Chianti Classico 2017  Front Label
    Castello dei Rampolla Chianti Classico 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • WE94
    • JS93
    • W&S91
    4.3 9 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $39.99
    Try the
    39 99
    39 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (375ML half-bottle) 2017  Front Label
    Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (375ML half-bottle) 2017
    Sangiovese from Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS92
    • V92
    • WS92
    • RP91
    • WE91
    3.9 20 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $18.99
    Try the
    18 99
    18 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Antinori Marchese Chianti Classico Riserva 2017  Front Label
    Antinori Marchese Chianti Classico Riserva 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS94
    • RP92
    • WS90
    4.5 18 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $47.99
    Try the
    47 99
    47 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Tenuta di Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva (375ML half-bottle) 2017  Front Label
    Tenuta di Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva (375ML half-bottle) 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS95
    3.9 17 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $13.99
    Try the
    13 99
    13 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Fattoria Le Pupille Poggio Valente 2017  Front Label
    Fattoria Le Pupille Poggio Valente 2017
    Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
    • RP94
    • JS93
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $44.99
    Try the
    44 99
    44 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Querciabella Chianti Classico 2017  Front Label
    Querciabella Chianti Classico 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • V92
    • JS91
    3.7 14 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $29.99
    Try the
    29 99
    29 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale 2017  Front Label
    Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS95
    4.2 12 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $35.99
    Try the
    35 99
    35 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Asinone 2017  Front Label
    Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Asinone 2017
    Sangiovese from Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy
    • V95
    • JS94
    • WE94
    • RP92
    • WS92
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $74.99
    Try the
    74 99
    74 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Bindi Sergardi La Ghirlanda Chianti Classico 2017  Front Label
    Bindi Sergardi La Ghirlanda Chianti Classico 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS92
    • WS90
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $29.99
    Try the
    29 99
    29 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia 2017  Front Label
    Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS95
    • V95
    • RP94
    • D93
    4.2 13 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $58.99
    Try the
    58 99
    58 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Classico Riserva 2017  Front Label
    Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Classico Riserva 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS93
    • RP92
    4.4 9 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $33.99
    Try the
    33 99
    33 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
  • Tenuta di Arceno Strada al Sasso Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2017  Front Label
    Tenuta di Arceno Strada al Sasso Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
    • JS94
    • RP93
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $49.99
    Try the
    49 99
    49 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
Sorry, we couldn't find any matches.

Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to make the switch.
Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

Yes, Update Now

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...