2016 Selvapiana Vigneto Bucerchiale Chianti Rufina Riserva

Tuscany Italy

Medium-Bodied

£35.00 now, and £35.00 on the 15th of each month

A superb quality Chianti from the special Rufina area of Tuscany

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First payment: 15th November 2021

SKU: SELVAPIANA CHIANTI RUFINA Categories: ,

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An Italian red of great finesse

Grape Variety

100% Sangiovese

Sweetness

Dry

Alcohol

14.5%

Winemaking

Sustainable, Vegan, Vegetarian

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Flavour Characteristics

Raspberry Raspberry

Red Cherry Red Cherry

Rosemary Rosemary

Smoke Smoke

Violet Violet

Italy’s most ancient wine region Tuscany is the home of the country’s most famous fine wines – Chianti.   The Rufina zone is the smallest of all in Chianti but also one of the most special. The cool breeze that blows down the Sieve Valley gives the best wines a finesse and definition that few in Chianti Classico can match. And there is no better producer in Rufina than Selvapiana, which has been in the family of Francesco Giuntini since 1827

This wine represents the character and quality of Rufina and Selvapiana Sangiovese. Only produced in the best vintages, Vigneto Bucerchiale is powerful and fruit packed with ripe raspberry and spicy cherry fruit, supported by a touch of herbs and violets, robust tannins and a long, fine finish.

How to serve it

Room

Pairs well with

Pasta with tomato sauce, Red Meats, Poultry

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