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Carpineto Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Aug 31, 2021

Accolades

Highly Recommended

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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Carpineto Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016

Compelling aromas and flavors of black cherry, blackberry, …

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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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