Wine Spectator 90 points - The 2009 Modus is 50% Sangiovese, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Merlot. Dark plums, smoke, licorice, oak and new leather are some of the nuances that emerge from the glass in this attractive, fleshy red. The 2009 impresses for its juiciness and fine overall sense of balance. Ruffino’s Modus is sweet, ripe and inviting through to the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2018.
On the label of Modus the rose of the winds is intertwined with the elements which form the soul of a great wine:
the vine - the sun - the soil - the life
the time - the fruit - the manner - the wine
In this special wine the Sangiovese from the Chianti hills encounters two international grape varieties which have found a new home in Tuscany, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
|With its long history , Ruffino is a living symbol of the quality progress which the entire Italian wine sector has undertaken through the twentieth century.
Ruffino’s production philosophy is based on two leading concepts: The quality of its wines and the expression of the territories where these wines are produced - a winemaking art which Ruffino has refined throughout the decades.
With the desire to bring the best quality the Tuscan territory has to offer to wine lovers all over the world, Ruffino has contributed significantly to the creation of the fine image which Italian winemaking holds on the international wine scene today.
Chianti Ruffino, followed by Riserva Ducale, was one of the very first wines to cross the Italian border and introduce Italian wine to the world.
Present in over 85 countries covering 5 continents, Ruffino is an international leader of great wines ”Made in Italy!