Sangiovese

Sangiovese

A black grape widely grown in Central Italy and the main component of Chianti and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano as well as being the sole permitted grape for the famed Brunello di Montalcino.

It is a high yielding, late ripening grape that performs best on well-drained calcareous soils on south-facing hillsides. For years it was blighted by poor clonal selection and massive overcropping - however since the 1980s the quality of Sangiovese-based wines has rocketed upwards and they are now some of the most sought after in the world.

It produces wines with pronounced tannins and acidity, though not always with great depth of colour, and its character can vary from farmyard/leather nuances through to essence of red cherries and plums. In the 1960s the advent of Super Tuscans saw bottlings of 100% Sangiovese wines, as well as the introduction of Sangiovese/Cabernet Sauvignon blends, the most famous being Tignanello.

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2016 Chianti Classico, Marchese Antinori Riserva, Tenuta Tignanello, Tuscany
Red
2016
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14.0% Alcohol
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2015 Brunello di Montalcino, Il Poggione, Italy
Red
2015
Ready, but will keep
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14.5% Alcohol
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£50.00 – bottle (75cl)
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2014 Brunello di Montalcino, Scopetone, Tuscany, Italy
Red
2014
Ready, but will improve
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14.0% Alcohol
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2016 Cepparello, Isole e Olena, Tuscany, Italy
Red
2016
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15.0% Alcohol
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£83.00 – bottle (75cl)
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2012 Brunello di Montalcino, Riserva, Lisini, Tuscany, Italy
Red
2012
Ready, but will improve
Full Bodied
Dry
15.0% Alcohol
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2014 Tignanello, Antinori, Tuscany, Italy
Red
2014
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13.5% Alcohol
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2010 Flaccianello della Pieve, Tenuta Fontodi, Panzano, Tuscany, Italy
Red
2010
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Full Bodied
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13.0% Alcohol
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2011 Tignanello, Antinori, Tuscany
Red
2011
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14.5% Alcohol
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£143.08 – bottle (75cl)
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2013 Brunello di Montalcino, Poggio di Sotto, Tuscany
Red
2013
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13.5% Alcohol
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£149.35 – magnum (150cl)
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2014 Flaccianello della Pieve, Tenuta Fontodi, Panzano, Tuscany
Red
2014
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14.5% Alcohol
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£162.28 – bottle (75cl)
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2010 Chianti Classico, Gran Selezione, Isole e Olena, Tuscany, Italy
Red
2010
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14.5% Alcohol
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£182.68 – bottle (75cl)
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2012 Brunello di Montalcino, Bassolino Di Sopra, Pian Dell'Orino, Italy
Red
2012
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14.5% Alcohol
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2013 Brunello di Montalcino, Cerbaiona, Tuscany
Red
2013
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14.5% Alcohol
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2013 Brunello di Montalcino, Conti Costanti
Red
2013
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14.0% Alcohol
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2012 Brunello di Montalcino, Scopetone, Tuscany
Red
2012
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14.0% Alcohol
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2012 Brunello di Montalcino, Argiano, Tuscany
Red
2012
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14.5% Alcohol
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2012 Brunello di Montalcino, Tenuta Nuova, Casanova di Neri
Red
2012
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14.5% Alcohol
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