Original
42 Ratings
Ruffino Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva Tan Label

Wine Details

Vineyard

Ruffino

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Wine Description

The Riserva Ducale is an intense ruby red color. This complex wine is characterized by sweet cherry and red berry fruit notes with delicately spiced hints of tobacco, leather, cedar, white pepper and a touch of flint. Tasting profile: Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva is well balanced on the palate, with velvety tannins, firm acidity, and a lingering finish of rosemary and figs.

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Buyer
    (2005 Vintage) SENSORY PROPERTIESColour: Ruby red with garnet hues.Aroma: the 2004 Riserva Ducale is characterised by particularly fragrant, fruity notes, typical of this vintage. Sweet cherries and red berry fruits meet with delicately spicy hints of cigar box and white pepper grains and elegant scents of red roses and flint. Tasting profile: Fruity, soothing and well-balanced, the taste reveals velvety tannins and lots of fruit. The long ageing in oak enriches the fruity core with hints of cacao and cloves an...