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2013 Sangiovese

2013 Sangiovese
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SKU: VRV2013SRW1

Sangiovese is widely known as the grape of central Italy. The literal translation of Sangiovese is "blood of Jupiter," who was the Roman god of light, sky, the state and it's laws, and this grape variety is believed to date back to Roman times. To us the name is not a surprise, as Sangiovese produces juice and wine that is quite red in comparison to many other varieties. 

AROMATICS

Earth, strawberry, plum, floral, nutty, cherry, violets

FLAVORS

Cherry, plum, fig, smoke, tomato, leather, tea leaf

CHARACTER PROFILE

Medium body, crisp acidic, dry tannins, full flavor, smooth

PRODUCTION NOTES

Our Sangiovese is a Brunello Clone that originates from Montalcino, the center of the Toscana wine growing region. 

FOOD PAIRING

Gnocchi with sage and butter, lamb chops, tuscan white bean soup

CHEESE PAIRING

Gorgonzola dolce, parmigiano reggiano, pecorino romano, chevre, dry jack, fontina, provolone

AWARDS

Gold Medal: Monterey International Wine Competition
Silver Medal: California State Fair

Wine Specs
Vintage
2013
Varietal
Sangiovese
Appellation
Shenandoah Valley AVA
Alcohol %
14.8
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