(1997 Vintage) Sangiovese is clearly a grape variety that is growing in popularity with American wine lovers. Rooted in the history of the Tuscany region of Italy, Sangiovese is the primary grape found in Chianti Classico wines. The 1997 Atlas Peak Reserve Sangiovese has shed the old world and taken on a decidedly distinctive California flavor.The long, slow 1997 growing season has produced our best Sangiovese to date. The fruit is concentrated with ripe plum and black cherry and blackberry flavors accentuated ...
Wine Spectator(1996 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/98
Wine Enthusiast(1997 Vintage)
Wine & Spirits(1997 Vintage)