TGIFunda Red Wine Grape Varietal: The sangiovese

June 24th, 2016

sangFunda a red wine grape varietal: The Sangiovese

TGIFunda a red wine grape varietal winestars. Even though the sun has come out to play, its been a bit chilly lately. It has been a crazy week so why not chill out with family and make them a hearty red wine potjie. Today’s funda a red grape varietal is the sassy

SANGIOVESE
(San-joe-vay-zee)

APPEARANCE
A crimson wine often with an orange rim

SMELL
The nose is fruity, sometimes with cherry notes and hints of farmyard

TASTE
Flavours vary enormously. It can produce lively, almost fizzing young reds with juicy, cherry flavours, as well as more concentrated, long-lived, oak-matured reds with superb, savoury, herb and spice flavours. The acidity is high and there is no hint of sweetness.

ORIGIN
Italy

Zalze Sangiovese 2013

AGEING
Up to 10 years

FOOD PAIRING
Pastas and hearty stews

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Terra Del Capo Sangiovese 2013

SERVING TEMPERATURE
Between 18º and 20º C.

SAMPLE
Terra Del Capo Sangiovese 2013
R85
14.5%
Zalze Sangiovese 2013
14%
R127

Mood setting: Family luncheon
Mood song: Quadron “Favourite Star”
Cheers Winefundis until next time
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