Welcome Back!Sign in here:

   Reset Password

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 177,584 strong:

Register Today!

Want the secret to buying great wine?

246,987Wine Reviews
177,584Members
30Seconds to join
Ad

Ruffino Ducale Oro Chianti Classico Riserva 2008 Wine Review

Ruffino Ducale Oro Chianti Classico Riserva 2008

Ruffino Ducale Oro Chianti Classico Riserva 2008

D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy

Community Score: 93/100

Community Reviews: 3

  Add My Review


Price: $44.95

Drink: 2012-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ruffino

Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Juicy, nuanced and layered with luxurious dark fruit flavours. This is a great candidate for the cellar, though it drinks just fine now, thank-you very much. Liquid velvet in a glass. Perfect for hedonists.

Chianti Classico Riserva food pairings: meat-sauce pasta, meat lovers' pizza, beef stew.

Perfect Pasta and Tomato Sauce Wine

This Ruffino Ducale Oro Chianti Classico Riserva 2008 was reviewed on March 29, 2014 by

More Vintages: 2011  2011  2010  2009  2007 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

StoreStock    
HWY 7 & WESTON58 Add
HWY 401 & WESTON (CROSSROADS)32 Add
INNES & TENTH LINE32 Add
HUNT CLUB & MERIVALE (NEPEAN CROSSROADS)31 Add
RIDEAU & KING EDWARD29 Add
See More Edit
StoreStock    
Yaletown15 Add
Nordel Crossing11 Add
Kelowna Mission Park10 Add
Victoria Westshore10 Add
Langley10 Add
See More Edit
StoreStock    
Lévis - Route du Président Kennedy9 Add
Sainte-Rose5 Add
Carrefour Candiac3 Add
Chateauguay - Boul. d'Anjou3 Add
D.D.O. - Boul. St-Jean3 Add
See More Edit
StoreStock    
Festival Store255 Add
See More Edit

Reviews and Ratings

Darlene Myers - CAPS Student rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

I think after trying this wine, its one of my favorites for pasta and pizza. Gorgeous ruby red color, accompanied by aromas of chocolate, plums, tobacco and pepper. You know you are in for a treat. Full bodied with nice elegant tannins and beautiful fruit, this wine is a beauty.
This full-bodied red wine pairs well with roast beef. Source: Winery
Ad

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

H3 Red Wine
Merlot 2014,
Horse Heaven Hills, Washington State ...

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is editor of one of the largest wine review web sites, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 177,584 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

PAY TOO MUCH FOR

WINE?

Get my reviews of terrific under-priced wines. Save money, drink better wine.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award