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Port Townsend Vineyards

2018 Sangiovese

2018 Sangiovese

 

Our Sangiovese is an homage to the winemaking of Tuscany. It features the bright red fruit notes of Chianti with a toasty richness often found in Brunello. In this balance we've created a red wine to span the gap between extremes. Picked in October, these Sangiovese clusters were big, clean and showed a lot of fun raspberry and red plum notes while fermenting, which evolved to bacon and raspberry compote in barrel. We used all French oak in a ten-barrel blend that highlights the intensity of the fruit with a hint of smokiness from the toasted oak. We find ripe strawberries notes, as well as toasted coconut and brioche on the nose which are backed up by saddle leather and a hint of black olive. On the palate find red cherry, black pepper and cola with late developing soft tannins and a pleasant fresh cranberry finish. Pick up a bottle to go with your seafood cioppino, vegetable moussaka, or grilled herb rubbed lamb chops.

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SKU: V18SV-B
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Sangiovese
Harvest Date
10/12/18
Acid
5.1 TA
pH
3.59
Alcohol %
14.5