The Chianti Rufina Bucerchiale Riserva DOCG from Selvapiana reveals itself in the glass in a dark red with garnet reflections and the wonderful aromas of blackberries and blueberries. These aromas are supported by notes of cherries with floral hints.
This Sangiovese from Tuscany is intense and complex on the palate with plenty of substance.
Vinification of the Chianti Rufina Bucerchiale Riserva DOCG by Selvapiana
The vines for this wine are rooted in clay and limestone soils in the Rufina Vigneto Bucerchiale commune. The grapes were harvested by hand, macerated and fermented alcoholically and malolactically.
The aging took place in French oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Chianti Rufina Bucerchiale Riserva DOCG from Selvapiana
Enjoy this dry red wine with strong dishes of pork and beef, grilled meat, lamb and game or with strong cheese.
Awards for the Chianti Rufina Bucerchiale Riserva DOCG from SelvapianaVinum:
- Vinum: 18 points (ranked 7th/red wines Italy) for 2018
- Robert Parker / The Wine Advocate: 93 points for 2015
- Vinous - Antonio Galloni: 92 points (2012 vintage)
- Jancis Robinson: 16.5+ points (2012 vintage)
- Gambero Rosso: 2.5 glasses (2012 vintage)
|Type of Wine:||Red wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,0|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||0,1|
|Sub region:||Chianti Rufína DOCG (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||Gift for good friends , perfect for an evening in front of the chimney , Romantic Dinner , Christmas|
|Ageing in:||large wood|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||Riserva , DOCG Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita|
|Awards:||Vinum - 18 Punkte|
|Soil:||Lime , clay|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||18|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||berry fruit , floral|
|Mouthfeel/ Texture:||silky , dense|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Style:||Old World , classic|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , bright, hearty dishes , spicy food|
|Glass Recommendation:||Red Wine Glass , Bordeaux Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , classic|
|Bottle size in L:||0,75|
|storage capacity in years from the vintage year:||20|
|Alcohol % ABV:||14,0|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Fattoria Selvapiana - Loc. Selvapiana - 50068 Rufina - Italien|