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Tenute Folonari Vigne a Porrona Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG, Tuscany, Italy

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Sangiovese 85%, Petit Verdot 10%, Alicante 5%


Grape Variety: Sangiovese (Nielluccio)

Sangiovese (or Nielluccio in Corsica), a dark-berried vine, is the most widely planted grape variety in Italy. Virtually synonymous with the red wines of Tuscany, and all the romanticism that goes with the territory, Sangiovese is the core constituent in some of the great names in Italian wine. Italy’s love affair with Sangiovese – and indeed the world’s – is generations old, though recent grapevine research suggests the variety is not as ancient as once thought.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Montecucco Sangiovese wine region

    Montecucco Sangiovese wines are, as their title suggests, red, Sangiovese-based cuvées from the Montecucco area of central southern Tuscany in Italy. For many years, Sangiovese produced under the Montecucco DOC was recognized for its fine tannins, sweet fruit aromas and rich black-cherry flavor. The wine was singled out for promotion to full ... more

  • Tuscany DOCG wine region

    Tuscany is home to some of the world's most famous and highly regarded wines. It ranks slightly behind Piedmont and Veneto in terms of the volume and variety of DOCG wine it produces, yet due to the region's history of artistic, intellectual and cu ... more


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