Sangiovese Tasting Notes

This popular Italian grape varietal is the main grape in Chianti and has notes of cherry, strawberries, and spice
when young. Pairs with tomatoes, spicy foods, and grilled meats.

Sweetness
Dry Sweet
Body
Light Full
Acidity
Low High
Tannin
Low High

Red Cherry

Plum

Strawberry

Tobacco

Leather

Sangiovese – Fun Facts

Sangiovese is an extremely food-friendly wine given
its high acidity content.

Name associated with “Jupiter’s Blood”
(Saguis Jovis).

Italy’s most planted grape varietal,
mainly represented in Tuscany.

Sangiovese is the main grape varietal in the production of
“Chianti”, as well as “Super-tuscan” red blends.

Sangiovese – Prominent Grape Growing Areas

Sangiovese – Prominent Grape Growing Areas