Toccata sangiovese otherred 2010
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2010 Sangiovese

$26
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By: Toccata Wines

In: Santa Barbara, CA

750mL / 12.5% ABV

Buy this California-grown Sangiovese (the grape in Chianti) if you like easydrinking Italian red wine - or if you just want something different

Experience

Sangiovese is an Italian varietal (used in Chianti), but this wine from Toccata shows that the grape can succeed in Southern California. This wine has great earth and fruit, and is definitely one to try if you're bored of the typical Pinot & Cabernet options. Would be great with a robust pasta dish.

Winery

Known for versatile wines, fair prices, and a fun and relaxed wine tasting experience, Toccata features estate grown Italian varietals. Originally planted from cuttings brought over from Italy’s legendary vineyards, Toccata's grapes thrive in the Los Alamos Valley, where warm summer days and cool coastal nights provide the perfect growing environment. These wines provide an excellent alternative to traditional American varietals without breaking the bank. Toccata means, "a musical composition for a keyboard instrument designed to exhibit the performer's touch and technique" and this reflects the artistic expression of the wine in each bottle.

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