Farnese Fantini Sangiovese IGT

Chianti's most loved red variety!

Farnese Fantini Sangiovese IGT

2019, Abruzzo Italy
  • Farnese's massively popular, top notch value Sangiovese red from Abruzzo in Italy!
  • Light to medium bodied red
  • Try with rich pastas, spicy meaty pizzas, salami or other cold cuts, chorizo or cheese
  • RRP $19.99


    You might remember this label used to have lycra-clad cyclists on the bottle (Farnese were the sponsors of the Giro D’Italia cycle race). They’ve ditched the men in tight shorts and gone for a much better modern, stylish looking label (thank god). A light to medium bodied style to match heart Mediterranean dishes – we’re thinking rich pastas, spicy meaty pizzas, salami or other cold cuts, chorizo or cheese!

    Pronouncing Italian wine names can be a bit of a mouthful, but don’t let it put you off.

    Farnese (pronounced far – nay – see) is the producer
    Fantini (pronounced fan-tee-nee) is the name of the label
    Sangiovese (pronounced san-joe-vae-sae) is the grape

    IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) is the third level of a four tier Italian wine classification system (DOCG, DOC, IGP/IGT and finally Vino da Tavola, table wine or as we call it…plonk for plonkers!)

    The Lowdown: 13% alc / 750ml / Cork
    Browse Wine | Red | Other Red | 2019 | Farnese

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