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2019 La Prova Sangiovese

Adelaide Hills, SA

One of our go-to local Sangioveses - packed with flavour, personality and value!

$25.00

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About

About the Wine

Sam Scott's affinity with Italian varieties began with his first encounter with Sangiovese. It's a variety which many winemakers struggle their whole with. With this release, Sam has absolutely nailed it.

The trick with Sangiovese is to maintain drinkability, harnessing the power and tannin inherent in the variety and making approachable, accessible versions which suit our Australian palates.

This is one of the most charming versions of this variety to be found anywhere in the country, ideal for enthusiasts and newcomers to the variety, alike.

About Scott & La Prova Wines

Sam Scott has a clear vision for his Scott and La Prova labels - Italian inspired wines done with an Australian sensibility.

Utilising his retail, winemaking and viticultural experience, he has crafted a range of interesting, charming wines from select vineyards through Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley and Langhorne Creek.

They are vibrant and fruit-forward but with a savoury twist and great varietal character. Value-for-money wise, the range is up there with the best in the country. 

Sam is an excellent guy and a supremely talented winemaker, as James Halliday noted, “Scott is a star in the making.”

Scott Wines/La Prova main man, Sam Scott
Scott Wines/La Prova main man, Sam Scott
Adelaide Hills, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

Sangiovese is quite a journey! The difference in clones, responses to soil types, rainfall and climate is as extra-ordinary as is the uncanny ability for the variety to show varietal character wherever it is grown too. Small parcels of fruit were selected from two exceptional warmer Adelaide Hills vineyards, the Blows Vineyard in Macclesfield, and the Shining Rock Vineyard in Mt Barker, which make for a wine true to our medium bodied, savoury style.

Once harvested the grapes are de-stemmed into an open fermenter and left on skins for long enough, generally just over one month, that the tannins soften from angular to silky, and also enhance the savoury nature of this variety that I love so much. Wild ferment, unfined and unfiltered. Vegan friendly.

Matured in old French oak and for about 9 months. Bottled Feb 2020.

Blend : Sangiovese (100%)
ABV : 14%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Sam Scott getting his hands dirty!
Sam Scott getting his hands dirty!
Adelaide Hills, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Bright cherries, tar and a firm savoury finish. Medium bodied and rustic. - Sam Scott (owner/winemaker)

Delivery

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