Antique Ruffino Vecchio Salento Rosso

Antique Ruffino Vecchio Salento Rosso - 1940

Item # 36209
$249.96/ Single Bottle
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ABV
16.50%
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 2 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

Like great old PX Sherry these wines, originally based on Primitivo and then fortified with alcohol and botanicals, are dense, deep in flavor and absolutely mesmerizing on the palate. An old tradition that has sadly gone away but still alive in these precious few bottles sourced from a private cellar in Piedmont.


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