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Ruffino Romitorio Santedame 1995

Ruffino Romitorio Santedame 1995

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0,75 l  -  13.00% by vol.
Ruffino
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Ruby red in color. Aroma: Intense and complex, the nose features characteristic Sangiovese aromas of violet, followed by refined hints of ripe plums and red and black berry fruits. These notes develop into aromas of black pepper and tobacco. Tasting profile: On the palate, Santedame shows good structure, characterized by elegant, fruity notes and smooth, velvety tannins. A lengthy finish with lingering notes of roasted coffee and strawberry.
Ruby red in color.
Intense and complex, the nose features characteristic Sangiovese aromas of violet, followed by refined hints of ripe plums and red and black berry fruits. These notes develop into aromas of black pepper and tobacco.
On the palate, Santedame shows good structure, characterized by elegant, fruity notes andsmooth, velvety tannins. A lengthy finish with lingering notes of roasted coffee and strawberry.
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Serving temperature:
18 - 20°C.
Longevity:
15 - 25 years
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Name Ruffino Romitorio Santedame 1995
Wine type Red still
Classification DOCG Chianti Classico
Year 1995
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo Nero, 5% Colorino, 10% Merlot, 80% Sangiovese
History The Santedame estate is perched amidst Tuscany’s splendid rolling hills in the Castellina subregion. One of the estate’s unique treasures is the small 15th century Cappella di Santedame (Chapel of the Madonna) which features a magnificent fresco of the Madonna, the inspiration for Santedame’s elegant label. The estate is also surrounded by one of Europe’s few protected cypress forests.
Vineyards location Pontassieve (FI)
Climate Altitude: 1,148–1,542 feet (350–470 m.) a.s.l.
Composition of the land Hilly land with poor soil, characterized by a mix of clay and sand.
System Cordon trained
Plants n. x hectare 1,800–2,225 vines per acre (4,500–5,500 vines per hectare)
Yield x hectare 2 tons per acre (5 tons per hectare).
Harvest Picking started in early September for the Merlot grapes and ended in mid-October with the other two varieties.
Vinification Alcoholic fermentation, aided by racking and punching down, took place in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of approximately 80°F (27°C) for 14 days. Maceration on the skins continued for an additional week.
Aging After completing malolactic fermentation, part of the wine was aged in 1,320–2,640 gallon (50–100 hl) oak casks, and then in stainless steel tanks for a total of eight months.
Alcohol 13.00% by volume
Matching Pair Santedame Chianti Classico DOCG with traditional dishes such as roasted chicken with rosemary and portobello mushroom ravioli. It also makes a wonderful accompaniment to international dishes such as tandoori chicken and pork buns.
On sale Price Ruffino Romitorio Santedame 1995 € 65.54  With VAT
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90/100 
1995
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88/100 
2007
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91/100 
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