Chianti Rufina Riserva 2020

WINE OVERVIEW

Tasting Notes

Notes of raspberry, red currant and cherry, which blend with the vanilla and spicy notes that derive from the aging in wood. Great structure and elegance with soft tannins and a long finish.

Food Pairing

A very food friendly wine. Try paired with traditional Italian dishes. steak, pastas or a hearty stew.

Tech Details

Harvested from 2 hectares of the Poggio Gualtieri vineyard in Pontassieve from organic certified grapes. The vineyard is south-east facing and harvested between the last month of September and first month of October.

  • Soil:¬†Alberese calcareous clay
  • Fermentation:¬†Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Malolactic fermentation in 18hl barrels and barriques.
  • Aging:¬†15-18 months, 50% of the time in 18hl Slavonian oak and 50% in French oak barriques. Aged an additional 12 months in bottle before release.
  • Varietal Composition: 90% Sangiovese, 10% other red grapes
  • Region: Tuscany, Italy
  • Avg Elevation: 1150 feet
  • Avg Age of Vines: 20 years
  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Size: 12/750ml
  • UPC: 8056977780157