Chianti Superiore is a well-structured, medium-bodied wine with elegant tannins and a lingering finish. It has rich flavors of plums, cherries and blueberries as well as hints of black pepper and spice.
This wine pairs beautifully with a wide variety of fresh, seasonal and simply prepared Italian foods. It's especially delicious with Italian sausage, lasagna, and Italian-inspired fare such as meatball sliders and medium-strength cheeses.
Il Superiore Chianti Superiore was recently introduced into Ruffino’s portfolio and represents a precious complement to the winery’s rich Chianti selection, reinterpreted in a new style which reflects the demanding taste of the modern consumer. It is a tribute to the value which Ruffino attributes to the reintroduction of the Chianti Superiore category - one of Tuscany’s most antique appellations. Il Superiore is produced by grapes selected in low yield vineyards located in the Chianti area. No more that 7 tons of grapes per hectare are cultivated in these vineyards. Such a yield is even lower than the one produced in most Chianti Classico vineyards.