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2017 SELVAPIANA Chianti Rufina

SELVAPIANA Chianti Rufina 2017

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 775582
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Open
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • Italy
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Denominazione di origine controllata e garantita (DOCG)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Tuscany
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Chianti
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Sangiovese 95 %
    Canaiolo
    Colorino
    Malvasia Nera
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • 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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Press reviews

  • - 91 Points -

    November 2019

    “Linear, crisp red with stone, blackberry and fresh-herb aromas and flavors. Medium to light body. Firm tannins and a flavorful finish. Traditional and fun.”

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