On the trail of Sangiovese di Romagna
8 Sep 2010 by Walter Speller
See my tasting notes on some top Sangiovese di Romagna wines. Sangiovese, which is almost always associated with Tuscany, is in actual fact Italy's most widespread red grape variety. With about 10% of the total Italian vineyard area, or 100,000 ha, devoted to it, Sangiovese is the main ingredient in Brunello and the most important part of the blend that is Chianti Classico and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Except for these internationally well known wines, Sangiovese features as an ingredient in a staggering 259 DOCs throughout the peninsula. This means that Sangiovese can be found in virtually every corner of Italy and,...

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