Original
10 Ratings
Ruffino Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva Gold Label
$34.97 USD
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Ruffino

Varietal

Red Blend

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) "Ruffino's most famous label is the gold-label Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale, first produced in 1947. The 2001 rendition capably maintains the tradition, combining coffee, prune and tobacco scents with flavors of ripe plums and dark earth. Tannins give a richly textured feel in the mouth, the drying finish balanced by ample fruit." Wine Enthusiast "This shows a raisiny tar character with hints of brown sugar. Full-bodied and very rich, with velvety tannins. This will improve with age." -Wine...