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2016 Busi Chianti Rufina

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

Ruby red color with garnet reflections.
Intense, vinous bouquet with hints of leather and ripe cherry fruit. The flavor is full of mature fruit with nuances of leather and liquorice. The finish is persistent and rich.

2016 Busi Chianti Rufina
Vintage: 2016
Grape Varietals: 100% Sangiovese
ABV: 13.5%
Aging: six months in wood and six months in stainless steel.
Serving Temp: 60-65°F
Closure: Cork

Wine Making Notes:

Production area: amidst the hills of Pelago in the Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G. area, with a soil composition of marl, calcareous clay as typically found in the Arno valley east of Florence, and large amount of rocks and stones for good drainage. The vineyard has a south sun exposure and is located at an altitude of 270-370 50 meters.
Cultivation method: spurred cordon.
Hand-harvest in October.
Fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 7 to 8 days, with an additional 3 to 4 days on the skins. The wine is then racked and goes through malolactic. It is then racked again and stays another 7 months in stainless steel. Aging for another 3 months in the bottle.


Pairings:

Salamis, pastas, grilled 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
I0GG180053SGM 375ml 12 Glass 7 84585 01448 4 1 07 84585 01448 1 $7.99
I0EE180018SGM 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 01133 9 1 07 84585 01133 6 $13.99