2012 Busi Chianti Rufina Riserva

Producer: Villa Travignoli
Country/Region: Italy - Toscana - Chianti Rufina DOCG

This is a Riserva level Chianti showing prestige and elegance, being powerful and elegant at the same time.
Color: Ruby red with garnet reflections.
Aromas: Intense, ethereal bouquet with hints of leather, tar and ripe cherry fruit.
Flavors: Full of ripe fruit with nuances of leather and liquorice. The taste is complex and round and rich with character. The finish is persistent and satisfying.

2012 Busi Chianti Rufina Riserva

Vintage: 2012
Grape Varietals: 100% Sangiovese
ABV: 13.5%
Aging: Slavonian oak for 18 months and 3 months in Allier barriques
Serving Temp: 65-70°F
Closure: Cork
Agricultural Method: Sustainable
Production: 3,300 cases

Wine Making Notes:

The 60 hectares of vineyards are excellently position on the slopes with a southerly exposure at an elevation between 270 to 370 meters. Clay, marl and calcareous soil with a large percentage of rocks and stones for good drainage. Vines are an average of 10–25 years old. Harvest: October– by hand. Yield per hectare: 40 Quintals per hectare Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 7 to 8 days with an additional 7 to 8 days on the skins. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic. It is then racked again and stays another 3 months in stainless steel. Aging: 25 to 30 hectoliter barrels of . There is a period of refinement of 4 to 5 months in the bottle. Enologist: Mauro Orsoni


Grilled, braised or roasted meats, dishes flavored with mushrooms, or rosemary. Excellent with polenta dishes.

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
I0EE124051SGM 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 01373 9 1 07 84585 01373 6 $24.99