Sagrantino It is THE grape of Umbria. Strangely enough when the DOC was created, it was used for sweet, passito style wines. Nowadays the Sagrantino is also used for dry wines of great longevity. Sagratino is a very tannic variety.

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Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:
– Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata
– Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim

Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Piedmont.

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