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Sangiovese

What is Sangiovese Wine?

Sangiovese Wine - the red wine that oozes style and sophistication. This type of wine hails from Italy, bringing along the vibrant flavors of the nation. Depending on where it's grown, Sangiovese wine can take on different tastes ranging from delicate strawberry floral to intense tannins. Sangiovese is wildly popular in Italy, but it may be harder to find in other countries.

What are Sangiovese grapes?

Sangiovese (pronounced SAN-jo-vay-zay), is the most popular red grape variety in Italy. This grape is used to make a variety of wines including chianti. It has thin skin and takes a decent amount of time to mature. These grapes grow best in the summer and are harvested in late September and early October. Sangiovese grapes produce wine with a medium body, medium alcohol content, and a high amount of tannins.

What does Sangiovese taste like?

Take a sip of Sangiovese wine and let it sit in your mouth for a moment. You’ll notice rich flavors that can range from ripe fruits like cherry, plum, and red currant, to smokey herb and natural earth. The wine can even exhibit more savory characteristics like pepper and sweet tobacco. On the finish, you might get a taste of black tea and spicy oak, depending on how it was aged.

What temperature should you serve Sangiovese wine?

Sangiovese wine does not have as heavy an aroma as other red wines such as Tempranillo, so you don’t have to serve it in such a large red wine glass. A regular red wine glass will be fine to serve this type of wine. Sangiovese wine should be served at around 60-65 degrees Fahrenheit for optimal flavor enjoyment. If you don’t have a food thermometer, you can place your bottle in the fridge for an hour, and remove it an hour before serving it. The wine inside should reach right around 60-65 degrees.

Is Sangiovese high in calories?

Sangiovese wine is relatively low in calories compared to other red wines. A 5-ounce glass of Sangiovese with an ABV content of 13% contains about 110 calories.

What is the alcohol content of Sangiovese?

Sangiovese grapes can grow basically anywhere they are planted, but they tend to do best in hot, dry climates. The wine is typically aged in barrels and has a medium alcohol content, ranging from 12-14% ABV.

Is Sangiovese similar to Pinot Noir?

Sangiovese and Pinot Noir are similar in some ways. For example, they both carry characteristics from the region where they were grown. However, Sangiovese is much less aromatic than Pinot Noir and is lighter on the nose.

Can I buy Sangiovese online?

The best part about ordering Sangiovese wine from Juicefly? You never have to leave your house! Browse our selection of Sangiovese wine and get it delivered straight to your door in an hour or less. Shop online for the best quality Sangiovese wine and other red and white wines. 

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