Ruffino Fonte al Sole 2008
Other Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy
Ruby red in color, Fonte al Sole 2008 displays inviting aromatics, with concentrated fruity notes of black and red berries. The palate shows this wine's harmonious structure: the Sangiovese's typical fruitiness and acidity is balanced by the tannins and structure of the Cabernet, leading to a velvety finish.
Fonte al Sole can often solve the food and wine pairing puzzle as it goes well with a wide variety of foods. Try it with roasted chicken, barbequed ribs, seared tuna steak, or pasta Bolognese.
Blend: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Sangiovese.
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 region, and won numerous awards, including the prestigious gold medal at the Bordeaux... View More