Rufina is the northernmost district in Chianti and that is where this beauty hails from. Dark cherries, worn leather and a hint of menthol are displayed in a fresh and juicy way with great minerality and just the right amount of structure. A great wine to serve with a range of foods. We paired this with sausage ravioli in fresh tomato sauce and it was magical.
93 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "A firm, elegant and well-defined style, boasting cherry, currant, licorice, leather and spice flavors. Concentrated and long, with a robust, dense finish."
94 POINTS, James Suckling, formally of Wine Spectator. "A wealth of fruit yet remains fresh and vivid with blueberry and black cherry character. Some bark and dried earth. Full body, integrated tannins and a flavorful finish. Drink or hold." 93...
98 POINTS, James Suckling formally of Wine Spectator. "A vivid and bright red with intense blueberries and raspberries. Floral undertones and tons of citrus, too! Full-bodied, dense and layered. Polished tannins and fantastic fruit. The muscularity of the structure is...