Basciano Chianti Rufina 2016, Docg

Chianti (Sangiovese) Chianti (Sangiovese)
Tuscany, Italy

$16.95 (68163)

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April 27, 2019

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
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John Szabo, MS

A rather dark and meaty version of Chianti Rufina, earthy and leathery, featuring slightly raisined fruit and smoked...

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Michael Godel
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Michael Godel

From the Chianti Ruffina appellation which is a bit of an island/outlier in the grand scheme of things Chianti. It...

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David Lawrason
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David Lawrason

This pours with surprisingly deep colour, and has equally surprising ripeness and weight. The nose shows generous...

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Community Reviews (1)

It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

As John, David and Michael point out, this Chianti (from Rufina) is darker and riper than most. However, while flavours lean a bit more to the dark fruit spectrum, there is still enough Sangiovese character for Chianti lovers like myself. Good acidity and tannin on the finish along with a bit of oak, but nothing to detract. Fine value. Tasted July 2019.

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