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This quintessential Italian style luscious red wine is redolent with sweet cherry and a rustic earthiness combined with silky tannins making it a highly desirable food wine. It's blended with Shiraz which is a particularly complimentary partner to Sangiovese as it lends bouquet and lifted berry fruit flavours, liquorice and adding structure and dimension to the wine. This blend of varieties are used in the new wave Super Tuscan wines.
Colour: luscious red
Bouquet: bouquet exhibits aromas of dark cherries, bay leaf and pancetta
Palate: alive with flavours of cherries, sun dried tomatoes, liquorice balanced by chalky tannins and a lingering savoury finish
Food Pairing: The higher natural acidity and tannin of Sangiovese allows it to pair well with many food choices, particularly tomato bases dishes and savoury Italian based dishes.
Cellaring: Drink over short to medium term
Variety: 100 % Sangiovese
Region: King Valley
Maturation: Two, three and four year old French oak barrels for 10 months