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Smooth purple dark cherries and black currant

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Brand NameVignali Roccamora
Wine NameSangiovese
Vintage (Year)2008
AVASicily
CountryItaly
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeSangiovese
Wine GroupsLow cost party staples
Lovely reds
Alcohol %13%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

Two Sangiovese wines side by side, and this came out the winner. From Sicily, this wine is elegant, demure, regal, and approachable. The color is a deep purple not unlike the dyes used in Africa for the robes of European royalty. The taste is a very nice, middle-of-the-road combination of black cherries and black currant with the mildest hint of spice.

This wine would be perfect with just getting into something spicy, be it an Italian hoagie, a nice amount of pepporoni or salami, or a nice sliced pork dish. Or a nice dark chocolate.

 

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