- Type: Red
- Country: Italy
- Region: Toscana
- Vintage: 2013/2015
- Producer: Ruffino
- Primary grape: Sangiovese
- Secondary grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £27.70
- Code: 19497
- 2013, Commended Sommelier Wine Awards 2019
- 2016, Silver Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
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Oaked, intense, concentrated reds
- Full-flavoured and mature cheeses e.g. Cheddar, Cheshire, Edam, Gouda. Manchego, parmesan, Pont l’Évêque
- Bay leaf, black pepper, chives, mint, nutmeg, rosemary, thyme
- Grilled, roasted, seared, braised game: boar, duck, grouse, pheasant, venison. Beef, lamb
- Full-flavoured cream- or cheese-based sauces e.g. parmesan. Intense wild mushroom, casserole or jus sauces
- Some good combinations are possible with spicy foods but careful experimentation is required
- Usually vegetables will be supporting a full-flavoured meat or dominating sauce. Hearty lentil dishes. Rich, wild mushroom dishes
About the Wine
This cracking red Wine by Ruffino is grown in Toscana. You won't find this wine stocked in multiple retailers. Available in 75cl bottles, imported by Constellation Brands Europe. Modus, Toscana, Ruffino is a delighful wine, made with Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes. This wine has a cork closure and is available to order online today. Rich and intense flavours that are perfect for full-flavoured beef and pasta dishes.
A full bodied and powerful grape variety with a lot of tannin. It ages very well and like Merlot is bottled as a single varietal or used to give blended wines ‘backbone’ structure and longevity. Classic flavour characteristics include blackcurrant, black cherry, green pepper, chocolate and cedar wood.
- Black Cherry
- Black Currant
- Green Peppercorn
At its best Sangiovese produces great wines, such as Chianti, Brunello di Montalchino as well as used in blends coined as Super Tuscans. Sangiovese is high in acidity with a sour red cherry fruit character, and sometimes quite earthy with grippy tannin.
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