Sangiovese(redirected from Nerino)
1. A variety of grape originating in Italy and used to make red wine, especially Chianti.
2. A medium-bodied red wine made from this grape.
[Italian, ultimately from Latin sanguis Iovis, blood of Jove : sanguis, blood + Iovis, genitive of Iūpiter, Jupiter; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Plants) a black grape grown in the Tuscany region of Italy, used for making Chianti and other wines
2. (Brewing) a red wine made from this grape
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