2011 SANGIOVESE, Napa Valley
2011 SANGIOVESE, Napa Valley
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See our recipes for some quick and easy pairing options:

♦ Mary's Italian Style Meatballs

♦ Sangiovese Braised Short Ribs with Cranberries and Brown Onions

"Highly Recommended" by the Miami Herald in their recent article "This May be a Banner Year for Wine Fans"

Wine Specs
96% Sangiovese, 4% Merlot
Napa Valley
6.3 g/L
18 Months in French Oak Barrels
Residual Sugar
.5 g/L
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Perfumed aromas of dried flowers, red plum, sweet exotic spices and wild berry flavors framed by supple, toasty oak. The wine shows excellent balance between acidity and ripe cranberry/pomegranate flavors with a supple, polished perception on the palate. The wine finishes with fine, textured tannins.
Highly Recommended by Dan Berger's Vintage Experiences - "Dark red fruit, a faint earthy aroma and a rustic finish with a layer of tannins that needs to age out in 2-3 more years. Good now if paired with tomato-sauced pastas." (Volume XVIII, Issue 43)
Vineyard Notes
This wine was created principally from grapes harvested from the vineyards surrounding the Castello in the Diamond Mountain District, as well as fruit from the Mount Veeder and Atlas Peak AVAs
Winemaker Notes
Sangiovese is an historic red wine grape variety originating in Northern Italy where it is recognized as the superior variety. It often forms part of a blend to create harmonious, focused food wines. Sangiovese is becoming increasingly popular as a red wine grape and some winemakers use Sangiovese to make rosé wines.
Food Pairing Notes
This wine pairs quite well with fish in a rich sauce, pastas with mild sausage and antipasti with flavorful cheeses.
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