E-mail this story
Sangiovese, the Italian grape with many names and many wines
Sangiovese is one of the most popular and most planted grapes in Italy. The grapes make wines that offer fresh, cherry flavors and an earthy quality, often aromatic like cedar. Yet sangiovese (san-joh-VAY-zeh) isn't over the top. As the many sangiovese blends out there prove, the grape plays well with others.
July 15, 2009