Ruffino Modus 2003

Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

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Item No. 90084
  • red wine
  • W&S91
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Winemaker's Notes

Modus was first produced in 1997 and is the latest arrival among the top quality wines marketed under the "Tenimenti Ruffino" brand. It is also the only Ruffino wine that is a blend of three grape varieties.

Modus is the result of the combination of Chianti Sangiovese with two varieties originally from France and with a new homeland in Tuscany: Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon.

Complex and inviting with delicate floral notes. Aromas of red berries, cherry jam and red licorice with a touch of mint and spice. The palate showcases fruit flavors along with chocolate and sweet tobacco. The texture is rich with velvety tannins with a long full finish. A wine of grand class!

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In 1877, Illario and Leopoldo Ruffino laid the foundations of their dream to make the most known and loved Italian wines in the world from the heart of Tuscany. At their winery in Pontassieve, just outside of Florence, they began producing wines according to a strict quality standard and a rigorous technical research. Soon, Ruffino became an international symbol of the Chianti...

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Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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