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Ruffino Riserva Chianti Classico 2005 Wine Review

Ruffino Riserva Chianti Classico 2005

Ruffino Riserva Chianti Classico 2005

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

Community Score: 91.5/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $43.95

Drink: 2010-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Ruffino

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 91/100

I’m loving this wine more than I have in any other vintage so far! It’s juicy, ripe yet balanced. Lovely dark berry fruit and spices. Full-bodied with a long finish.

This Ruffino Riserva Chianti Classico 2005 was reviewed on October 30, 2010 by

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • LCBO
  • 353201
  • $43.95
  • 7 bottles
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  • 280 bottles
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  • 814259
  • $49.99
  • 255 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Tasted 2003 vintage in 2015. Garnet colour. Wonderfully integrated robust red chianti with typical chianti style aromatics including dried figs. Sour cherry, plum, blackberry, cassis, hint of thyme on the palate. Mouthfeel is supple and rich, well balanced, medium acidity, medium fruit and medium tannins. Drink 2015-2017. Enjoy now with North Tuscan antipasti, fresh figs on garlic bruschetta.
There’s a very plush and velvety quality to this wine that is enhanced by aromas of red berry, pipe tobacco, natural rubber and exotic spice. The wine has a ripe, fruit-forward personality and a smooth, velvety finish that is broad, powerful and long lasting. Large percentages of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon back the Sangiovese. Score: 91 Source: Monica Larner, Wine Enthusiast



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