Ruffino Modus Toscana 2006

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Color: Ruby red with garnet hues. Aroma: Very complex and inviting with intense mature fruit (cherries, small red an...

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Decent. Not blown away. Very dry almost musky taste. Read more

Blackberry, violet and licorice aromas follow through to a full body, with silky tannins. This has sweet fruit, with toasty oak and citrus fruit on... Read more

Ruffino's Modus (a blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet and Merlot) boasts thick extraction in the form of chocolate fudge and cherry candy. Lighter tones... Read more

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Snooth User: mtriu
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3.00 5
12/29/2010

Decent. Not blown away. Very dry almost musky taste.


External Reviews for Ruffino Modus Toscana

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/29/2011

Blackberry, violet and licorice aromas follow through to a full body, with silky tannins. This has sweet fruit, with toasty oak and citrus fruit on the finish. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Best after 2010.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/29/2011

Ruffino's Modus (a blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet and Merlot) boasts thick extraction in the form of chocolate fudge and cherry candy. Lighter tones of apple skin and green herbs pick up the rear. It's on the ripe side with prune-like flavors; drink now.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/29/2011

This is an opulent, dense and well-priced blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Tuscany with rich aromas of black fruit, spice, chocolate, leather and pipe tobacco. You could pair this pretty wine with red meat or oven-roasted pasta.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/29/2011

Fresh aromas of raspberry and flowers follow through to a medium body, with fine tannins and a medium finish. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Best after 2009.


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
01/27/2011

91 Points - Wine Spectator "Blackberry, violet and licorice aromas follow through to a full body, with silky tannins. This has sweet fruit, with toasty oak and citrus fruit on the finish. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Best after 2010. 16,670 cases made"90 Points - Wine Enthusiast "This is an opulent, dense and well-priced blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Tuscany with rich aromas of black fruit, spice, chocolate, leather and pipe tobacco. You could pair this pretty wine with red meat or oven-roasted pasta."


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
04/12/2011

91 Points - Wine Spectator Blackberry, violet and licorice aromas follow through to a full body, with silky tannins. This has sweet fruit, with toasty oak and citrus fruit on the finish. Sangiovese,


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/29/2011

An awesome IGT blend from Tuscany. The room fills with the juicy aromas of Montmorency cherries from the glass. The fruit is very obvious at first on the palate, but anise, fennel, and rye grain enhance the fruit. Soft tannins come through on the finish, and what a long finish it is. Earthy notes come to the fore as the wine breathes. Truffles, perique pipe tobacco, and rich, black earth are very noticeable in the aroma and taste as time goes on. This wine will go great with any meal including meat as its focus, but enjoying this wine is also easily accomplished with a loaf of French bread, hard cheese and really good salami.


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02/08/2011

Winemaker's Notes:

91 Points - Wine Spectator Blackberry violet and licorice aromas follow through to a full body with silky tannins. This has sweet fruit with toasty oak and citrus fruit on the finish. Sangiovese

Tasting Notes:

Color: Ruby red with garnet hues. Aroma: Very complex and inviting with intense mature fruit (cherries, small red and black berries, plums) accompanied by hints of spices, sweet tobacco, toasted wood, and refined ethereal notes on the finish. Tasting profile: Full-bodied and very well-balanced with a perfect union of the Sangiovese, the Merlot, and the Cabernet. Each grape adds distinct varietal traits to the taste. The impressive amount of silky tannins and the full, fruity character contribute to the rich texture and the aromatic persistence is long lingering with hints of vanilla and small red berries.

91 Points - Wine Spectator Blackberry violet and licorice aromas follow through to a full body with silky tannins. This has sweet fruit with toasty oak and citrus fruit on the finish. Sangiovese

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