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Pepper Bridge Vineyard Sangiovese

Pepper Bridge Vineyard Sangiovese Wine Details
Price: $39.00 per bottle

Description: Pepper Bridge Vineyard is well recognized for producing premium wine grapes in Washington's Walla Walla Valley. This Sangiovese is an elegant, medium-bodied wine with upfront berry fruit and hints of tea and baking spices, this wine is sure to please. Aging for ten months in neutral French oak barrels has allowed the true varietal character to shine.

Varietal Definition
Sanguis Jovis, the Latin origin for the varietal name, literally means “blood of Jove.” Sangiovese is one of the oldest known varietals and it is likely that ancient Etruscan winemakers cultivated it, although the first literary reference to Sangiovese was in 1722. Sangiovese is probably indigenous to Tuscany, whose most famous wine is Chianti. Chianti is a blend that currently contains a minimum of 90% Sangiovese.Sangiovese thrives in hot dry climates. Because these climatic criteria generally enhance quantity, rather than quality, it takes careful cultivation and winemaking techniques to produce really excellent wine from this grape.


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