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Sangiovese

Epitome of Tuscany

Chianti classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Vino nobile di Montepulciano: the Sangiovese is in each of the classic red wines from Tuscany. For a long time, it was assumed that its birthplace was here. After all, it appeared under various synonyms in Tuscan documents dating from 1600. But in 2004, researchers unveiled that one of its parents originated in Calabria in southern Italy. Today, it is the most planted variety in Italy. In addition to Tuscany, it fares well in Emilia-Romagna, Marche or Umbria. It is an exceptionally lovable wine: its aromas of cherry and plum, violets and spices are complemented by fresh acidity and a juicy texture. It wins people around both as cheerful, drinkable wines with pizza and pasta and as barrel-aged top class wines. Carried by Italian immigrants, it found its way to California and Argentina. However, it does not have the same reputation there.

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Parker 89 Points
Chianti classico Gran Selezione Il Margone 2015
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Promis Ca' Marcanda 2020

IGT Toscana, Angelo Gaja, 750 ml
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Noi 2015

DOC Colli di Rimini, San Patrignano, 1500 ml
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Anna 2017

IGT Lazio, Villa Caviciana, 1500 ml
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IGT Lazio rosso, Villa Caviciana, 12000 ml

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