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2019 Sangiovese Classico

2019 Sangiovese Classico

NC - Other
$31.00 / 750 mL Bottle

  • Alcohol 14.30%
James Suckling 91
The Raffaldini 2019 Sangiovese Classico possesses the typical dry, earthy aromas with medium tannins and bountiful acids. On the palate, red fruits linger, and recently a well-known wine sommelier compared this wine to an old-world Chianti from the Greve region in Tuscany. I think this wine is a gem and will draw in many people who crave an approachable red with structure and finesse.

This Sangiovese is a classic red, garnet color. Beautiful and bright, lush red fruit comes out of the glass in the form of bing cherries and cranberries. Followed by a hint of earth, red currant and rhubarb. Sangiovese produces a lovely palate that is hallmarked by slightly chalky tannins and a long, mouthwatering finish. The wine is delicious with a balance that is rarely seen in North Carolina wines.