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Chianti Rufina DOCG
Rufina is a historical wine production area due northeast of the city of Florence, on the slopes of the Tuscany-Romagna Apennines. A high and fresh area, characterized by major temperature fluctuations it produces Chianti wines that are full of body and character. Produced in this small area, Chianti Rufina is ruby red with purple reflections. On the nose it all about fresh fruit, blackberry and cherry most of all, accompanied by a subtle spicy fragrance. On the palate it is young and crisp, vertical, fruity and vinous, with a pleasing structure and a perfect balance.
Wine data sheet
80% Sangiovese, vines allowed by the specifications
From 100 to 105 meters a.s.l.
Type of soil
Hilly, loose and deep soil, rich in marine fossils and bones. Marly arenaceous soil, consisting of clayey and sandy schists. They alternate with vineyards located in more clayey areas with alkaline pH.
13 % vol.
It is fermented for -12 days at a temperature of 20-24°C, then macerated for 15 days at 27-28°C in steel tanks, with pumping over and delestage techniques, and subsequent malolactic fermentation, racking, and addition of sulphiting agents.
Refinement in steel tanks with micro-oxygenation and fine lees for about six months.
Ruby color with purple reflections. On the nose, it all about fresh fruit, blackberry, and cherry, most of all, accompanied by a subtle spicy fragrance. It is young and crisp, vertical, fruity, and vinous on the palate, with a good structure and good balance.
Red meats; game, cold cuts, and braised meats.
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