This is the native grape of Chianti in Tuscany, Italy and is slowly finding its way to other vineyards across Italy and into the New World. It is famously paired with slow cooked lamb and tomato based pasta sauces as it has distinctive herbaceous notes.

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Distinctive Flavours N/A Cherry, Strawberry, Tomato Leaf, Leather Tomato, Sour Cherry, Leather, Spice
Acidity N/A High Medium+
Alcohol N/A Medium+ High
Body N/A Medium+ Full
Tannin N/A Medium+ High
Sugar N/A Dry Dry

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