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Chianti

Chianti DOCG

Chianti

Color

Deep ruby red, dark heart.

Aroma

Intense with ripe red fruit, cherries macerated in alcohol and violets. The finish is reminiscent of the kitchen dresser with hints of woodland.

Tasting profile

Dry, strong cherry overtones and poised tannins. The finish has a lovely acidity and sage nuances that bestows freshness and persistence.

Full tasting Notes

Enjoyable, harmonious and distinctive. The wine pairs well with all Italian food.

Food pairings

Tartare, Tuscan cured meats, roasted chicken.

Winemaking notes

The fermentation and maceration take place in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats for about 10 days with frequent pumpover. Once the malolactic fermentation has ended, the wine is refined in large steel and concrete tanks at controlled temperature for a few months before being bottled.

The story

The historic soul of Ruffino, this wine’s first vintage was 1877. It was the pioneer in the ceaseless quest for “ideal wine”, the motto of the founding Ruffino cousins.

Production area

Tuscany.

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Grape varieties

>=70% organic Sangiovese + other organic Chianti grape varieties (Ampelographic Base - Chianti DOCG Production Guidelines Art.2)

Serving temperature

16/18°

Did you know?

2019 was a particularly good year in terms of climate for Chianti wines. “The grapes are very healthy; there are no problems regarding plant disease,” explained the president of the Chianti Wine Consortium, Giovanni Busi.

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