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Ruffino Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico*Packaging may vary

Ruffino Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico

Red Blend /13.5% ABV / Tuscany, Italy




Chianti Blend

Tuscany, Italy

ABV

13.5%


Product Description

Ruffino Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico Red Wine is a complex and deep red wine blend containing sangiovese, merlot, and cabernet sauvignon red grape varieties. This red blend wine is characterized by cherry and red berry fruit notes with delicately spiced hints of tobacco, leather, cedar, white pepper, and a touch of flint. Featuring velvety tannins, firm acidity, and a lingering finish of rosemary, this chianti wine is well balanced on the palate. Each bottle of this Ruffino wine is made with a careful selection of the best grapes from the traditional Chianti Classico production region. Secondary malolactic fermentation enhances this wine's velvety texture. Riserva Ducale then ages for 24 months in oak, stainless steel, and concrete vats and spends an additional three months in bottle before release. Pair a glass of this Italian red wine with favorites like prosciutto, mushroom risotto, or chicken cacciatore. For optimal enjoyment of this delicious red blend, store at room temperature, but chill for about 30 to 60 minutes before serving at 60 degrees. Please enjoy our wines responsibly. © 2021 Ruffino Import Company, Rutherford, CA

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  • kimmieflies
    Reviewed at influenster.com
    Dec 30 2021
    Reviewed at influenster.com

    This would not be in the category of "affordable" wine but it is delicious and worth the price. If you like the regular Ruffino Chianti, then try this one if you have the chance. Great flavor, dry but not too Tanic. Definitely a winner! Pair it with a bistecca alla fiorentina or tagliatelle al tartufo!

  • phyllist3
    Reviewed at influenster.com
    Dec 24 2021
    Reviewed at influenster.com

    If you're looking to gift someone or enjoy you're own glass, Ruffino Chianti is as close as I can remember my dad's homemade wine. My #1 fave wine. Really anything Ruffino they are truly 'classic' in the wine department.

  • wesleyr3
    Reviewed at influenster.com
    Dec 6 2021
    Reviewed at influenster.com

    Good bottle of red for the price. Smooth with the right balance. Great with a steak! My preference is a bit dryer but still a good bottle at an affordable price. I would recommend it.

  • member2c955
    Reviewed at influenster.com
    Dec 2 2021
    Reviewed at influenster.com

    The Riserva Ducal is one of my favourite wines to have with dinner. It pairs so well with Pasta and steak. Definitely a must have in the wine fridge.

  • mv16
    Reviewed at influenster.com
    Dec 1 2021
    Reviewed at influenster.com

    The Ruffino riserva Ducale Chianti Classico we had recently was a nice Chianti. It took me back to my time in Florence, Italy where we would try a variety of local wines (mostly Chianti) most evenings while hanging out with friends or just having dinner. I can still hear the sounds of chatter and laughter of our friends while having a glass of vino on a patio cafe. With good wine come good memories.

  • truebeautybyjess
    Reviewed at influenster.com
    Nov 18 2021
    Reviewed at influenster.com

    I have yet to find a ruffino wine that I haven't liked! Most of these Italian wines end up becoming my go-tos. They are priced great too!

  • michzartiste
    Reviewed at influenster.com
    Nov 11 2021
    Reviewed at influenster.com

    This wine is AMAZING! Smooth, fruity and a tad spicy (not heat spicy) it pairs beautifully with rich dishes like pasta or steak and stews. I've always loved vintage wines and this is a must have for your collection.

  • angelicar00bd
    Reviewed at influenster.com
    Nov 11 2021
    Reviewed at influenster.com

    Had this wine one time only taste good. I found it a little strong for me and the taste was a little bitter for me. Other than that it was still good quality and afortable price.

  • debbh2
    Reviewed at cbrands.com
    Nov 4 2021
    Reviewed at cbrands.com

    Great wine ! Throughly enjoy and definitely recommend to everyone. Worth the purchase

  • debbh2
    Reviewed at cbrands.com
    Nov 4 2021
    Reviewed at cbrands.com

    My hubby put me on to this and we love it! Definitely enjoy and drink this on special occasions or when we crave it

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