2011 Sangiovese Santa Barbara County

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Tasting Notes:

Sangiovese, first planted in 900 BC, has a long and storied history beginning in an area of Italy now known as Tuscany. Fast forward to the late 1800s and 1900s, when more than four million Italians immigrated to the United States - bringing with them the Sangiovese vines that were the basis for winemaking in California.

Our 2011 Tre Anelli Sangiovese offers aromas and flavors of blackberry, plum, and cloves - not to mention hints of sage and blood orange. Its velvety mouth-feel and acidity make it a fabulous wine to pair with many of your favorite fall foods including Porchetta-Style Pork Roast or Tuscan Lemon Chicken.

99 cases produced

85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot

Varietal Characteristics

Sangiovese is a medium to full bodied red that has flavors of herbs, spices, dark cherry and floral tones.

Vineyard Source

Estelle Vineyard in the Happy Canyon AVA is a warm climate zone in the Santa Ynez Valley. This vineyard site is optimal for many Italian grape varieties allowing full flavor development.

2011 Sangiovese Santa Barbara County