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Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Il Poggio Gran Selezione 2016

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Oct 31, 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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Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Il Poggio Gran Selezione 2016

Ripe cherry, strawberry and currant flavors are shaded by …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Oct 31, 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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