Ruffino Cabreo Il Borgo 2001

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Cabreo Estate:
From the early 70's some of the winemakers of Tuscany began to experiment with grape varieties not native to Italy such as cabernet sauvignon,sauvignon blanc and chardonnay. In the 80's the Chianti Conzorrzio introduced a set of guidlines as to locations,techniques of cultivation and blends for these wines which had come to be called 'Super Tuscans ' The Cabreo estate is locat... Read more
From the early 70's some of the winemakers of Tuscany began to experiment with grape varieties not native to Italy such as cabernet sauvignon,sauvignon blanc and chardonnay. In the 80's the Chianti Conzorrzio introduced a set of guidlines as to locations,techniques of cultivation and blends for these wines which had come to be called 'Super Tuscans ' The Cabreo estate is located close to the village of Greve and has 50 hectares called ' Fattoria di Zano ' planted with sangiovese and cabernet sauvignon and another 25 hectares to the south of the village planted with chardonnay.Because the cepagement does not comply with the rules for a DOC or DOCG wine these wines are classified as  Vino Da Tavola Di Toscana or IGT. The Cabreo estate is ownd by the Ruffino House which is well known for Chianti Read less


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