Selvapiana Chianti Rufina DOCG 2006

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Wine Tasting Notes Made from 100% singlevineyard Sangiovese from old vines, many dating to 1968, on the Bucerchiale vineyard. Long maceration on the skins for 20 to 25 days with daily pump-overs provides superb flavor extraction and color concentration. After malolactic fermentation the wine is matured in barriques and medium-sized oak casks for 15 months and then blended together in steel tanks before bottling, then refined in bottle for an additional ten months before release.

Region: Italy » Tuscany » Chianti » Chianti Rufina

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Color: Red
Varietal: Sangiovese
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Wine Tasting Notes Made from 100% singlevineyard Sangiovese from old vines, many dating to 1968, on the Bucerchiale vineyard. Long maceration on the skins for 20 to 25 days with daily pump-overs provides superb flavor extraction and color concentration. After malolactic fermentation the wine is matured in barriques and medium-sized oak casks for 15 months and then blended together in steel tanks before bottling, then refined in bottle for an additional ten months before release.

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