SANGIOVESE

black grape variety


SYNONYMS

nielluccio (Corsica, France)

morellino (Italy)

prugnolo gentile (Italy)

brunello (Italy)

VINE

early budding

late ripening

high yields

drought sensitive

susceptible to diseases


WINE

medium colour

high acidity

medium to high tannins

medium to high alcohol

medium to full body

medium to pronounced intensity

sour cherry, plum, tea leaf

REGIONS

Victoria, Australia

Corsica, France

Italy

Sierra Foothills, United States

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