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Ruffino Chianti DOCG 750ml
Ruffino Chianti DOCG 750ml

Ruffino Chianti DOCG 750ml

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Alcohol percentage 12.5
Bottle volume ml 750ml
Brand Ruffino
Country of origin Italy

Description

Chianti DOCG occupies a special place in the heart-- and history-- of Ruffino. When Ilario and Leopoldo Ruffino founded the winery in 1877, the first wine they produced was a Chianti. And it was the reputation of this wine that launched Ruffino's early success. In fact, before World War I Ruffino was the only Chianti exported from Italy to the United States, making it an ambassador to wine lovers around the world. In keeping with tradition, Chianti DOCG features a distinct Florentine bottle reminiscent of the fiasco, the straw-dressed flask in which Chianti was originally bottled. Today, Ruffino Chianti DOCG serves as a benchmark for quality and consistency. For many wine lovers worldwide, Ruffino Chianti is Chianti.

Grapes from the best-known regions of Chianti are used to make Chianti DOCG. Fermentation is aided by racking and punch-downs in temperature-controlled stainless steel and concrete vats. The Chianti DOCG is then aged for four months in stainless steel and concrete vats.

Expert Review

Ruffino Chianti DOCG is an approachable, easy-drinking wine that has predominantly fruity and floral aromatics, with hints of spice and hazelnut. On the palate, Chianti DOCG is soft with a medium body and nice balance, displaying pleasantly fruity characteristics.

Color: Ruby red

Aroma: Ruffi no Chianti DOCG is an approachable, easy-drinking wine that has predominantly fruity and fl oral aromatics, with hints of spice and hazelnut.

Tasting profile: On the palate, Chianti DOCG is soft with a medium body and nice balance, displaying pleasantly fruity characteristics.

Pairing: As a young Sangiovese, Ruffi no Chianti pairs beautifully with a variety of traditional Italian dishes such as ravioli, margherita pizza, or beef carpaccio. Its low alcohol and bright acidity make it a great pairing for international favorites such as a classic hamburger or tacos.

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