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Ruffino Ducale Riserva Chianti Classico 2010 Wine Review

Ruffino Ducale Riserva Chianti Classico 2010

Ruffino Ducale Riserva Chianti Classico 2010

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score: 4.5/5

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml


Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Ruffino

Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.

Product: 45195

Product: 45195

Product: 45195

Product: 45195

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Dried herbs, cedar brush and tart, wild black cherry on this nose of this robust Italian red wine. Ruffino's Chianti Classico Riserva is a dependable bottle year after year. It's aged for 24 months in oak, and oak does not dominate at all. Rather it provides a lovely wisp of smoke on the finish. Pair with a rack of lamb.

This was reviewed August 15, 2014 by

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Courtney Flood rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Clear brick red with a watery edge. Heady aromas of eucalyptus, cedar, and basil uplifts the senses, ending with some cherry and raspberry. Very smooth and bright. Great to pair with a tomato chalked chicken.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Black cherry, tobacco, vanilla, and black berry aromas, lots of rounded tannins and flavours of blackberry and tart cherry. The finish is lighter with blackberry and raspberry and lasts very well.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Intense, velvety and crispy. Sensations of fragrant fresh fruit are accompanied by steady yet gentle tannins, that exalt enjoyable spicy hints. The whole tasting sensation is enriched by a persistent finish, that is incredibly fresh and pleasantly mineral and presents an aftertaste with fascinating notes of rosemary.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Intense, velouté et vif. Les sensations de fruits frais aromatiques sont accompagnées de tannins constants et doux qui présentent un arricre-gout avec des notes fascinantes de romarin.

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool
Chand reviewed this wine as follows:

Nice smooth



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