Ruffino Chianti 2012 Wine Review

Ruffino Chianti 2012
D.O.C.G. Tuscany, Italy
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 5
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Product #: 1743
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Price: $14.95
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2013-2015
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Ruffino
Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.
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rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Ruby red in colour, this wine exhibits a very attractive nose of red cherry, dark fruit, and some hints of earthiness.

Good varietal character on the palate, that is, it showed it is in the chianti style - Fruit forward, good acidity, and some structural support from the tannins.

This wine is a knock outta the park with the food pairing of Italian meatballs with tomato sauce.

Tasted October 2013
rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This is a classic Chianti featuring aromas of red cherry, plum, spice and with good fruit and tannins on the palate. The combination of the tomato sauce and meatballs made this pairing a real winner. Tasted October 19, 2013 (89/100)
rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This is a blockbuster for a reason: vintage after vintage the wine quality is consistent. It is a very fruity and exuberant wine. A very good wine at this price range that is a perfect companion for pizza or pasta with tomato sauce.
rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Cherries, tobacco, and cracked white pepper. Easy drinking, always consistent. 86 Points. (ottawawinejournal.com)
reviewed this wine as follows:

Gift from Kennedy's. THIS is a lasagne wine, or any pasta with sausage wine. Any time now.

 
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