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Rating
90.00
Year
2007
Region
Tuscany
Varietal
Red blend
Food Pairing
Steak
Price
$28.95

Owned by U.S.-based Constellation Brands, the world's largest wine company, Ruffino is a staple brand of Italian restaurants. This red blend of sangiovese, the grape of Chianti, with merlot and cabernet sauvignon is medium full-bodied, with dense cherry-blueberry fruit, coffee and pipe tobacco. Steak would be a fine match.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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