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Ruffino Il Ducale Pinot Grigio 2018 Wine Review

Ruffino Il Ducale Pinot Grigio 2018

Ruffino Il Ducale Pinot Grigio 2018

Friuli D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Ruffino

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Ruffino Il Ducale 2018 is a fresh and floral Pinot Grigio from the Friuli wine region with white peach, yellow plum and apricot flavours on the palate. Lovely acidity to pair with fried panfish. The Ruffino family's wine story dates back to 1877.

Pinot Grigio food pairings: spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, linguini vongole, grilled pork loin.

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This Ruffino Il Ducale Pinot Grigio 2018 was reviewed on April 2, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A refreshing Pinot Grigio from Italy's friuli DOC. Fragrant with sage and white flowers, followed by a flavourful palate giving notes of white peach, pineapple, tropical fruit and sage in a crisp, balanced mouthfeel. Perfect for a chicken salad. I'll definitely buy this again.
Tasted Oct. 2019
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A definite crowd pleaser. Light, vibrant, and very versatile. Aromas of white peach, lemon-lime and pear, with a hint or orange blossom. Light bodied, bright acidity, with a clean and crisp citrusy finish. Enjoy with light appetizers, calamari, or white fish dishes.
Ruffino Il Ducale 2018 Pinot Grigio is a bright and refreshing PG from the Friuli DOC. Fragrant, vibrant and very versatile. Fresh on the nose with orange blossoms, white peach, lemon-lime and pear aromas, the wine is bone-dry, light bodied with lime-lemon zest, fresh pear and dried fine herb flavours on the palate. Pour with fine herb gnocchi in a lemon butter sauce. - Community Wine Reviews

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