Chiara Condello Predappio Sangiovese 2021

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This is Sangiovese, but not as as you know it.

It’s Sangiovese Piccolo, a close cousin of the Sangiovese you’ll find in Tuscany.

The bunches and berries are smaller, and as a result there’s a greater skin-juice ratio. You get more colour, more fruitiness and softer tannins in the wine.

This is a great and gentle introduction to Predappio Sangiovese. Chiara takes the grapes from three different vineyard sites, each parcel giving something different to the wine.

The vineyards are farmed organically, so the fruit is healthy and buoyant. Everything is picked and sorted by hand - so only the best fruit makes it through.

The wine is aged in big oak casks, and then in concrete tanks before being bottled. Ensuring none of that tasty fruit gets overshadowed by the oak.

The nose is classically Italian - it’s savoury and leathery, with lovely bright red fruit and peppery notes. The palate is rich and balanced, with good intensity and lifted finish.

If you’re a fan of those charming Italian reds, then this is one to add to the list.

Wine type Red
Grape(s) 100% Sangiovese
Country Italy
Region of origin Emilia-Romagna
Appellation DOC Romagna Sangiovese MGA Predappio
Vintage 2021
Alcohol % 13.5%
Oak? Yes
Months in Oak 12
Type of Oak 35 hl cask of slavonian oak
Allergens (e.g. does it contain Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts) None
Average age of vines 20-40 years
Average altitude of vines (m) 150-350
Soil type(s) Clay
Closure Type Natural cork
Is this wine organic? Yes
Biodynamic? No
Sustainably produced? Yes
Suitable for vegans? Yes
Ageing potential 10 years
Ideal drinking window 2023 - 2027

Chiara Condello is a name on the rise - wine critics are hailing her as driving the ‘new wave’ of Romagna Sangiovese.

Read more about Chiara here.

Chiara says a classic local match for this wine is a pasta ragù. Or with Italian nibbles such as a good quality Parmesan.

We know how important it is to get your wine order quickly and efficiently. So we’ve partnered with UPS to offer next-day delivery on our wines.

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We ship to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland only. €2 per case is added to all Northern Ireland orders to cover additional shipping costs. The point of sale occurs in the Republic of Ireland.

Our minimum order requirement is 6 bottles and we ship in multiples of 6’s. This can be 6 different bottles!

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
S (Schull)

This is delicious. Soft with plenty of fruit but enough tannins to keep it interesting. Good value.

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