2012 Sangiovese Santa Barbara County 14.5%

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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 2012 Tre Anelli Sangiovese is edgy and dark, with earthy notes and hints of plum and dark cherry.

154 cases produced

88% Estelle Vineyard Sangiovese, 10% Estelle Vineyard Tempranillo, and 2% Estelle Vineyard Syrah

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.

2012 Sangiovese Santa Barbara County 14.5%