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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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  • Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2016  Front Label
    Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Tenuta di Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 2017  Front Label
    Tenuta di Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Tenuta di Capraia Chianti Classico Riserva 2016  Front Label
    Tenuta di Capraia Chianti Classico Riserva 2016
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Mazzei Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo 2016  Front Label
    Mazzei Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo 2016
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2017  Front Label
    Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino 2013 Front Label
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  • Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino 2015  Front Label
    Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino 2015
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Barone Ricasoli Castello di Brolio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2015  Front Label
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    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto 2015  Front Label
    Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto 2015
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Ruffino Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva 2017  Front Label
    Ruffino Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva 2017
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino 2016  Front Label
    Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino 2016  Front Label
    Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2016  Front Label
    Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2017  Front Label
    Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2017
    Sangiovese from Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Castello di Bossi Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016  Front Label
    Castello di Bossi Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino 2016  Front Label
    Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Altero 2015
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2015  Front Label
    Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2015
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva 2016  Front Label
    Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva 2016
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva 2016  Front Label
    Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Riserva 2016
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 2016  Front Label
    Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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    Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino 2016
    Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
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  • Antinori Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2016  Front Label
    Antinori Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2016
    Sangiovese from Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
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    4.1 241 Ratings
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