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Istine Chianti Classico Vigna Istine 2016

$45

Pure and elegant, with cherry, currant and violet notes fused to a backbone of acidity and tannins. Shows fine balance, as a lingering aftertaste of fruit, graphite and underbrush completes the profile. Best from 2022 through 2040. 375 cases made, 200 cases imported.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Dec 31, 2019

Summary

Grape

Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

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$45

Istine Chianti Classico Vigna Istine 2016

Pure and elegant, with cherry, currant and violet notes fused to a backbone of acidity and tannins. Shows fine balance, as a lingering aftertaste of fruit, graphite and underbrush completes the profile. Best from 2022 through 2040. 375 cases made, 200 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Dec 31, 2019

Summary

Grape

Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

Read More

Region

Add to Personal Wine List

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