Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale 2015

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Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale
2015

Product code
775584
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
Italy
Regulated designation
Denominazione di origine controllata e garantita (DOCG)
Region
Tuscany
Appellation
Chianti
Varietal(s)
Sangiovese
Color
Red
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

Located in the hills east of Florence, Chianti Rufina is a very small appellation of just 600 hectares (for comparison, Chianti Classico covers a vast 7,000 hectares – virtually the entire zone between Florence and Siena). By reputation the wines are both more refined and more backward than other Chiantis – presumably a function of Rufina’s mix of galestro, limestone and clay soils, higher altitude, proximity to the inland Apennines, and cooler microclimate combining to produce later...

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