All wines reflect the land from which they come. The greatest wines are usually estate wines, born from grapes grown on a special plot of land and vinified right on the property under the watchful eyes of the owners themselves.
The wines of Ruffino are no exception. At Ruffino today, wine is produced at a number of individual estates, all owned by members of the Folonari family. These are known as The Tuscan Estates of Ruffino, or Tenementi Ruffino.
Together, The Tuscan Estates of Ruffino cover almost 5,000 acres, making Ruffino one of the most important land owners in Tuscany. Some 1,500 acres are available for vineyards, as the landscape is made up of hills, valleys and dense Mediterranean woods.
These estates - thought of as Ruffino's "crown jewels" - represent the winery's commitment to controlling wine quality all the way from the grape to the bottle.
Situated in the heart of Italy, the Tuscany region lends itself to producing superb wines. Its western shores are washed by the Mediterranean sea, which give it a far cooler temperature than Italy's sun-baked south. Also, it is more temperate than Italy's northern regions, which extend to the chilly Alps. Five of Tuscany's wine zones, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Carmignano, San Gimignano, and the Chianti Classico area, rank among Italy's most important wine-producing areas.
Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale Oro 2014
Ruby red with garnet hues. Powerfully aromatic with cherry, plum, and tobacco with notes of eucalyptus, chocolate, and spicy white pepper. Complexity of expression authentic to Sangiovese and Chianti Classico.
Full-bodied and powerfully fruity with elegant tannins perfectly supported by a good acidity. The finish is characterized by pleasantly sweet ... more
in mixed case $35.09
Ruffino Prosecco is fruity and fragrant with clean notes of citrus, pears and apples along with slight hints of hawthorn, wisteria and elder. Fine bubbles caress the palate, while intense flavors of apples and peaches give the wine a pleasing finish. Pairings: Ideal as an aperitif, but also quite versatile ... more
in mixed case $13.04
Ruffino Chianti Classico Aziano 2016
This Chianti Classico bursts with ripe fruit flavors followed by notes of plum and Morello cherries. The tannins are well integrated, and the long finish reveals hints of rosemary and tobacco.
Aziano Chianti Classico is versatile and food-friendly, pairing well with a variety of dishes including veal roasted with lemon ... more
in mixed case $11.69
Ruffino Chianti 2017
Appearance: Ruby red.
Aroma: An approachable, easy-drinking wine that has predominantly fruity and floral aromatics, with hints of spice and hazelnut.
Mouth Feel: Soft with a medium body and nice balance, displaying pleasantly fruity characteristics.
Food Pairing: Pair this with a variety of traditional Italian dishes such as ravioli, margherita ... more
in mixed case $9.89
Ruffino Orvieto Classico 2018
Brilliant straw yellow. Orvieto's fruity and floral bouquet is reminiscent of freshly picked meadow flowers, citrus fruits, and golden apple. This wine's smooth, slightly sweet flavors balance beautifully with its structure and acidity. Orvieto also offers a unique mineral character that comes from the chalky limestone soil called tufa. The ... more
in mixed case $9.44
Ruffino Lumina Pinot Grigio 2018
Straw yellow appearance. Notes of meadow flowers, pears, and golden apple. The bouquet is fresh and complex, showing refined notes of sage and mint accompanied by an elegant minerality typical of Pinot Grigio. Medium bodied, lively, and elegant. A touch of minerality lingers in the finish, with notes of lemon ... more
in mixed case $9.89
Ruffino Chianti Superiore 2017
Color: Ruby red with violet hues.
Aroma: An intense bouquet typical of Chianti, with fruity notes of fresh red and black fruits.
Tasting profile: Chianti Superiore is a well-structured, medium-bodied wine with elegant tannins and a lingering finish. It has rich flavors of plums, cherries and blueberries as well as ... more
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Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale Tan Label 2016
Intense ruby red. This complex wine is characterized by cherry and violet notes with delicate hints of tobacco, white pepper, and a touch of flint. Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva is well balanced on the palate, with velvety tannins, firm acidity, and a lingering finish of rosemary. Its structure will ... more
in mixed case $23.39
Ruffino Il Ducale 2015
Ruby red with violet reflections in appearance. Il Ducale shows notes of cassis, cherries, plums, and chocolate, which then fade into aromas of vanilla, tobacco, vanilla, eucalyptus, and spice. Opens with fruit-driven notes that unfold into round, elegant tannins. This well-balanced wine finishes with ripe fruits and aromas of vanilla ... more
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Ruffino Sparkling Rosé
Ruffino Sparkling Rosé is fresh and fragrant with notes of strawberry and slight hints of rose petals. On the palate this wine has elegant bubbles and refreshing acidity, offering alluring flavors of delicate red berries and white fruits that linger through the finish. Ruffino Sparkling Rosé is enjoyable on its ... more
in mixed case $14.39
All sizes are 750mL unless otherwise noted.
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