Sangiovese is a red wine grape varietal indigenous to Italy. The sangiovese grape is able to adapt to and flourish in many varied environments. Due to its versatility, sangiovese is one of the most diverse grape varieties used in winemaking. Wines made with sangiovese grapes can turn out tasting extremely different, based on climate, terroir, and process. Sangiovese may also go by other names, including sangiovese grosso or brunello.