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STYLE: Super-Tuscans

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Super-Tuscans are usually a blend of Sangiovese with a French varietal such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, or Syrah. These wines are usually matured in oak barrels and have great complexity and longevity.

A relatively new class of wine usually labeled as vino da tavola. Super-Tuscans came about because of strict classification laws in Italy for Chianti which does not allow large additions of such varieties as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah.

Wyeast Strains:
   4028 - Red™
   4244 - Italian Red™
   4267 - Summation Red™

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