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Rocca di Castagnoli Chianti Classico Poggio a' Frati Riserva 2017

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Sep 30, 2022

Summary

Primary 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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Other Grapes

Canaiolo

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Rocca di Castagnoli Chianti Classico Poggio a' Frati Riserva 2017

Bright cherry and raspberry fruit is the signature of this …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Sep 30, 2022

Summary

Primary 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

Other Grapes

Canaiolo

Other Grapes

Canaiolo

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