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Sangiovese Wine

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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 Tenuta Nuova 2001 Front Label
    Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova 2001
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Gaja Rennina Brunello di Montalcino 2001  Front Label
    Gaja Rennina Brunello di Montalcino 2001
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto 2001 Front Label
    Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto 2001
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino 2001 Front Label
    Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino 2001
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 2001 Front Label
    Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 2001
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Ruffino Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2001  Front Label
    Ruffino Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2001
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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    • Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2001
      Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
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    • Seghesio Venom Sangiovese 2001 Front Label
      Seghesio Venom Sangiovese 2001
      Sangiovese from Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
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    • Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2001  Front Label
      Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2001
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      • Casanuova delle Cerbaie Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2001 Front Label
        Casanuova delle Cerbaie Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2001
        Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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        • Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino 2001  Front Label
          Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino 2001
          Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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        • Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2001  Front Label
          Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2001
          Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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        • Martoccia di Brunelli Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2001 Front Label
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          Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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          • Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino 2001  Front Label
            Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino 2001
            Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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          • Altesino Montosoli Brunello di Montalcino 2001  Front Label
            Altesino Montosoli Brunello di Montalcino 2001
            Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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          • Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino 2001 Front Label
            Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino 2001
            Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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