Castello di Nipozzano: The dark side of Sangiovese
It could well be that Rufina is to the rest of Tuscany – the celebrated one with its red carpets and parties and foreign millionaires – what northern Piedmont is to the Langhe. Then again maybe not. On the back label of this very good Chianti Rufina Nipozzano is written: “Rufina: a timeless Tuscany” and we couldn’t agree more.
Frescobaldi is a supporting column of Italian wine and there can be no doubt on the fundamental role it has played. Rufina is The Dark Side of Sangiovese, an almost mountainous land of ‘cold’ and long-life wines that defy the imagination and people who really know wines drink these with great satisfaction.
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Chianti Rufina Riserva
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Sangiovese makes up 75% of this wine the remaining 25% of which is a blend of Malvasia Nera, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine ages for 24 months in barriques, which have been used two or...