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Carpineta Fontalpino Chianti Colli Senesi 2012

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Oct 15, 2013

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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Carpineta Fontalpino Chianti Colli Senesi 2012

Balsamic notes complement the cherry and raspberry fruit in …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Oct 15, 2013

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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