Sangiovese "I Paoli", Fiorano
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Organic

Sangiovese "I Paoli", Fiorano - 2022

Item # 48965 750mL

A gorgeous, aromatic Sangiovese from vines that range in age from 20 to 50 years in age. Planted in a mix of clay and limestone soils at an elevation of 850 feet allowing for cool breezes from the Adriatic sea. Fresh, fruity and a great pairing with a red sauced pasta.

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This is a lovely little Sangiovese from the Marches region of Italy. I was initially surprised at how aromatic it was for a Sangiovese, and was consistently impressed by its balance on the palate. This was fermented and aged in stainless steel and is meant to be drunk early. Wonderful notes of fresh red fruit with a decent acidity to keep the fruit in check, this is an incredibly smooth and easy drinking red that I'm pairing with my next tomato pie and arugula salad.

- JW

Glossary

Marches

This region lies on Italy’s Adriatic Coast, so much of its cuisine is seafood-based. Marches is best-known for its white wines. Verdicchio produced near the towns of Jesi and Matelica often has gently bitter notes and rich fruit, and is an excellent match for many seafood dishes. Red wines are produced here as well, with Sangiovese being the dominant red grape in the region. When blended with the local Montepulciano, it makes a wine called Rosso Piceno (mostly sangiovese) or Rosso Conero...

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Sangiovese

Italy's most planted grape variety is at the heart of some of the most beloved wines in the country. Grown all over the region, but especially in Central Italy, Sangiovese is the only grape allowed in Brunello di Montalcino, and the main grape in Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Chianti, and countless other delicious Italian blends. Sangiovese has shown itself in recent years to be an excellent complement to Cabernet Sauvignon in red Italian blends; this grape duo forms the basis of many of the...

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