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2005 Ruffino Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva Tan Label
13 Ratings
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13 Ratings
2005 Ruffino Ducale Chianti Classico Riserva Tan Label

Wine Details

Vineyard

Ruffino

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red Wine

Wine Description

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    Fellow Drync'er

    Enjoyed with Daniella, David, and Emily over a chicken dinner. Wine was a not too strong and not too dry red. Would be good with BBQ or steak.

    over 4 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    Jon and Amanda gave this wine to Kara at her 29th b-day wine tasting bash.

    about 5 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    About 30. Boutique del vino kathy has had before in a tasting.

    about 5 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    Good wine. Not too heavy. Went ok with filet minion.

    over 4 years
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    sdooley24

    Good for under $20 would not pay more though.

    over 4 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    Fontina 5/19/09 with Ala

    almost 5 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    gorgeous color, decant!

    about 4 years
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    YNWA2002

    突出した印象なし。

    over 3 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Buyer
    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...
  • Wine.com
    Ruby red in color, with garnet hues. Riserva Ducale is characterized by particularly fragrant, sweet cherry and red berry fruit notes, typical of the 2005 vintage. Notes of tobacco and white pepper lead into aromas of roses and a touch of flint. Well balanced on the palate, the taste reveals velvety tannins and good acidity, with a fruity core and a finish of rosemary and figs. Serve at 65°F. Riserva Ducale is a timeless Tuscan Chianti Classico. Enjoy it with Italian favorites such asprosciutto a...
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for Italy-Tuscany: 92 (slightly better than average year)

    Drinkability: drink now