According to Wine Spectator - This is elegant, with a core of cherry and a supporting cast of licorice, leather and black tea notes. Starts out supple, ending with a chewy texture. Drink now through 2016. 75,000 cases imported.
Tasting Notes - This Chianti Classico Risera has acquired generous nobility and distinguished finesse from the origin of the grapes and the careful aging in the cellar for 24 months. Ruffino, founded in 1877, has a long, glorified tradition in the cultivation of prestigious vineyards in the Chianti Classico area.