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Ruffino Chianti DOCG 2011

This medium-bodied, well-balanced wine is approachable and aromatic, with classic Chianti aromas of violet and wonderful cherry fruit flavors. It finishes with spicy hints of wild cherry and hazelnut. It retains these fresh and fruity flavors since it receives no wood aging.

 Producer Ruffino
 Region Toscana
 Country Italy
 Varietals Sangiovese
 Alcohol 13.0% alc/vol
 Vintage 2011

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Community Reviews

5 out of 5 starsReviewed on May 01, 2017
I absolutely love this wine, the smell reminds me of picking fresh berries and shoving a hand full in my mouth the juice is fabulous and addictive, this has now become one of my favourites. It's delicious with cheese dishes.

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Bagno a Ripoli, Florence, Italy Bagno a Ripoli, Florence, Italy

DESTINY AND RUFFINO In 1877 when cousins Ilario and Leopoldo Ruffino embraced their passion for winemaking by establishing a small winery in the town of Pontassieve near Florence, the region already had a centuries-old tradition of growing exceptional wine grapes. Even so, the two Tuscan natives...

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