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VINTAGE

2020

Sangiovese

100% Sangiovese

Crafted from the Brunello clone, this California Sangiovese is a testament to the winemaker’s artistry and the region’s unique terroir. It offers a harmonious balance between the fruit-forward expression of California and the Old-World charm of Italy’s Sangiovese wines. This wine is both approachable and age-worthy, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a taste of California’s take on this beloved Italian grape variety. Whether enjoyed in its youth or cellared for future enjoyment, this Sangiovese is sure to impress wine enthusiasts with its elegance and character.

See Tasting & Pairing Notes Below

$34.00

Title Discount
6-11 Bottles 5%
12+ Bottles 10%

Tasting & Pairing Notes

Aromas, Flavors, Palate
Tasting Notes

Appearance: This Cal/Ital Sangiovese, crafted with the prestigious Brunello clone, presents itself in the glass with a deep, garnet-red hue. It boasts excellent clarity and brilliance, showcasing the wine’s youthful vitality.Nose: On the nose, this Sangiovese displays an enticing bouquet of red fruit and floral notes. Bright and lively aromas of ripe cherries, red currants, and plum dominate, complemented by delicate hints of violet and rose petals. There’s also a subtle earthy undertone reminiscent of dried herbs and a touch of warm cedar.Palate: The first sip reveals the wine’s classic Sangiovese character with a California twist. The Brunello clone imparts a refined structure and complexity. The palate is filled with flavors of tart cherries and red berries, underpinned by a vibrant acidity that adds a refreshing zest to the wine. Hints of dried herbs, tobacco, and leather develop mid-palate, providing depth and a nod to its Italian heritage.Body: This wine showcases a medium to full body, carrying a plush and velvety texture that caresses the palate. The tannins, while present, are finely integrated, offering a silky mouthfeel and contributing to a long, elegant finish.Finish: The finish is persistent, leaving a delightful combination of fruit and savory notes on the palate. The cherry and berry flavors linger, while a touch of spice and oak influence from well-integrated barrel aging rounds out the experience.

Mains, Appetizers, Nibbles
Food Pairing Notes

Italian Classics: Sangiovese is a natural partner for Italian cuisine. Pair it with classic dishes like spaghetti carbonara, lasagna, or a hearty mushroom risotto.Grilled Meats: The wine’s acidity and tannins make it a great match for grilled meats such as lamb chops or a well-seasoned steak.Tomato-based Dishes: Sangiovese pairs well with tomato-based sauces, so consider serving it with a flavorful marinara pasta or a margherita pizza.