Are Napa’s Century-Old Italian Roots Finally Bearing Fruit?

Are Napa’s Century-Old Italian Roots Finally Bearing Fruit?

Sangiovese, that thin-skinned and temperamental Italian grape, has many boosters. Tuscans will tell you that the varietal can only grow in their region’s rocky, clay-based galestro soil. There, the fine balance of constant sunlight with moderate temperatures permits Sangiovese to ripen evenly. “Sangiovese is like an Italian man,” says Beppe D’Andrea, the affable senior brand […]

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