Prugnolo - definition of Prugnolo by The Free Dictionary
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San·gio·vese (sän′jō-vēz′, -vēs′)
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
, genitive of Iūpiter
; see dyeu-
in Indo-European roots
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
References in periodicals archive
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is named after the town from which it originates and is made mainly from the Prugnolo
Gentile grape - a local clone of sangiovese.
A blend of 40% prugnolo
, 30% cabernet sauvignon and 30% merlot; ripe cherries, forest floor, baked meat pie and nutmeg; on the mouth, it shows bright acidity with cherries, plums and mushroom notes; the finish is earthy with lively acidity and medium length.
This wine is an Italian blend of 40 percent prugnolo
, 30 percent cabernet sauvignon and 30 percent merlot.