WA 89 Pts - Selvapiana is a traditional Tuscan estate located in the Chianti Rufina zone, and is situated east of Florence on 600 acresdevoted to vineyards and olives. This esteemed producer has 181 years and five generations of history in classic Chianti Rufina Winemaking. A classic blend of 95% Sangiovese and 5% Canaiolo, two native varietals of the Chianti district.
According to Wine Advocate - The 2009 Chianti Rufina opens with a burst of red fruit. It is an intensely perfumed, seductive wine loaded with personality. Sweet, silky tannins frame the exquisite finish. This is another drop-dead gorgeous wine from Selvapiana. Anticipated maturity - 2015-2029.