Fossil Hill Range

2018 Angullong Fossil Hill Sangiovese

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Sangiovese is one of Italy’s most popular varieties. We have a number of types (clones) of Sangiovese vines in the vineyard that are maturing well, having been planted close to 20 years ago.

 The Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Sangiovese is a medium bodied wine with lifted and vibrant aromas of violets, blueberries and dried herbs. The elegant flavours of blueberry, sour cherry and spice are complemented by savoury herbal complexity and soft balanced tannins. This is a wine to enjoy with traditional Italian fare, including ragu, pizza or antipasti.

Awards & Reviews

  • 93 Points, Wine Pilot, Angus Hughson
  • 93 Points, The Real Review, Nick Butler
  • 93 Points, The Wine Reviewer
  • 9/10 Daily Examiner, Max Crus
  • Best of Tasting, Wine & Viticulture Journal


REGION: Orange Region, NSW

WINEMAKING: Fermented in open fermenters with 20% left as whole berries and pumped over twice daily to increase colour and flavour. Maturation was in French oak puncheons for 12 months.

COLOUR: Light garnet with a youthful purple hue.

AROMA: Lifted and floral aromas of sour cherry, spice, blueberries and dried herbs.

PALATE: Medium to lighter bodied wine with refreshing flavours of blueberry, sour cherry & spice. The subtle and elegant tannins are silky and smooth.

WINE ANALYSIS: Alc/vol: 13.5%

ADDITIVES: Made using traditional methods. Some traces of egg products may remain. Preservative 220 added.

PEAK DRINKING: Now through to 2022

FOOD MATCHES: Antipasto, tomato based pasta and pizza.

Tasting Notes