2003 Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale Oro
- Aged in oak casks for over 24 months, this Chianti Classico Riserva is produced from the finest grapes grown in the heart of Chianti Classico. A wine with distinct stucture, this Riserva is rich and complex, with a soft lingering finish."
Wine.comRuby red in color, with garnet hues. Riserva Ducale Oro 2003 shows typical Tuscan characteristics with violet, cherry, and plum aromas and hints of white pepper. On the palate, this benchmark of fine Chianti Classico has a massive structure and an elegant, fruity core accented by rosemary and thyme. Full-bodied and well balanced, Riserva Ducale Oro's sweet, round tannins lead into a long finish with notes of violets, nutmeg, plums, and sweet tobacco.
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 86.5 pts. and median of 88 pts. in 27 notes)
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 92 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: unpredictable<br/>
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Fellow Drync'rDrank on Guido family Italy trip in 2004
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