Wine Ruffino, "Modus", Toscana IGT, 2012, wooden box, 1.5 L
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Reviews of purchase Ruffino, "Modus", Toscana IGT, 2012, wooden box, 1.5 L
The wine has a ruby red color with elegant violet hue.
Taste wine combines power and elegance of spicy fruit tones. In a pleasant, fresh bouquet of the wine is well felt silky tannins, notes of cherries, plums, blackberries, which are in perfect harmony with the nuances of mint and spices. In the aftertaste nuances of red berries and vanilla.
Intense bouquet of wine is full flavors of red berries, elegant shades of sweet tobacco and oak.
The wine goes well with barbecue, barbecue, various meats, cheeses with mold cheeses from goat's milk and mature cheeses having spicy taste.
"Modus" - a special wine in which Sangiovese from the Chianti hills meet with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon - two international grape varieties, who found a new home in Tuscany. The label depicts Windrose intertwined with the names of the elements forming the soul of a great wine: the vine - the sun - the soil - life - time - fruit - image - wine.
The grapes for the production of "Modus" grown in estates Poggio Casciano and Lodola Nuova, owned by Ruffino. In 2011, Merlot was collected in the last days of August, at the end of September - Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and matured to the beginning of October. Initial selection of grapes produced during the harvest, and then the berries have been added sorting using special tables. All varieties vinified separately. Alcoholic fermentation was carried out for ten days in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats, with an average temperature of 28 ° C. Postfermentativnaya maceration of the skin took two weeks. After completion of malolactic fermentation, the wine is blended and maturation at 12 months were placed in 225-liter barriques of French and American oak. Extract was made in barrels of 1st, 2nd and 3rd year of use. After a brief rest in concrete vats and bottled wine for an additional 6 months kept in a cellar of the winery.
Company "Ruffino" began its history in 1877, when the hereditary Tuscan winemakers and great patriots of their native land, cousins Hilario and Leopoldo Ruffino winery founded in the nearby town of Pontassieve to Florence. This company has been producing the best wines of Tuscany. Products "Ruffino" has long since become the hallmark of the famous worldwide Tuscan style. In 1895 at an exhibition in Bordeaux wine Chianti Ruffino was recognized as the best. In 1984, when it was formed appellation Chianti DOCG, the same wine received the first state mark of quality.
In 1913 the company was acquired by the family Folonari. The new owners have managed to make "Ruffino" symbol of wine and sample quality Tuscan wines. The pride of the winery's flagship wine is Riserva Ducale super premium category, which is available since 1927. Now the company is run by brothers Paolo and Marco Folonari and their families, who own estates with vineyards in the most prestigious wine-producing areas of Tuscany - Chianti, Chianti Classico and Brunello di Montalcino, as well as in the Collio DOC in Friuli. Each estate is managed by experienced agronomist and enologist. The main activity of the "Ruffino" is subject to the maintenance of a high level of quality of all produced wines, it also made a significant contribution to the creation of such a beautiful image of Italian wine-making on the modern international wines. To date, the company's wines are exported to 85 countries. In 2011, "Ruffino" became the first Italian company to join the largest international consortium Constellation Brands.