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Ruffino Il Ducale 2015

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Matt Steeves rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Il Ducale combines some of the favourite characteristics of Tuscan wines in one affordable bottle for all to enjoy. A blend of 45% Sangiovese, 40% Merlot, and 15% Syrah, it's packed with delicious array of aromas and flavours including dark plum, blackberry, black currant, tea, pepper, clove, and underbrush. Generous dark fruit flavours with dusty textured tannins make this a terrific wine to enjoy with grilled steaks, such as the famous Bistecca alla Fiorentina, or Tuscan pici with lamb ragu. Enjoy 2018-2022. Tasted January 2018. 89 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca 

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Jon Steeves rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Bright ruby red, smooth and well balanced. Ripe red fruit, savoury herb. Medium plus tannins, medium acidity. Pairs well with traditional spaghetti and meatballs. This wine offers a reliable, accessibly priced, crowd pleasing option for Italian IGT lovers. Tasted 2015 vintage in Dec 2017. 90 points.

Natalie's Review

Ruffino Il Ducale 2015, Tuscany IGT, Italy: A full-bodied, lip-smacking tasty Italian red wine blend of Sangiovese (55%), Merlot (20%) and Syrah (25%) grapes. This Tuscan red wine offers great aromas of tart dark cherry and earth with some smoke. Lots of racy acidity for tomato sauce, lasagna and spicy sausages. Smooth and full-bodied. Drink: 2016-2022. 27797 14% D 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 90/100. December 7, 2017 Best Value Red Wine. Perfect Pasta and Tomato Sauce Wine  Full Review



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