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Basilica Cafaggio Chianti Classico Basilica Solatìo Riserva 2015

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 30, 2021

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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Basilica Cafaggio Chianti Classico Basilica Solatìo Riserva 2015

This red is showing a tar note at this stage, covering the …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 30, 2021

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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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

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