Sangiovese

noun
San·​gio·​vese | \ ˌsän-jō-ˈvā-zā How to pronounce Sangiovese (audio) , -ˈvēz, -ˈvēs \

Definition of Sangiovese

: a dry red Italian wine made from a single variety of red grape also : a similar wine made elsewhere

First Known Use of Sangiovese

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sangiovese

Italian

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“Sangiovese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sangiovese. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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