Ruffino Ducale Gold Label Chianti Classico Riserva (Italy)750Ml
Made with 85% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot and 5% Colorino, this opens with alluring aromas that evoke iris, dark-skinned berry, sunbaked earth and leather. The Ruffino Ducale Gold Label palate delivers dried black cherry, cranberry jam, licorice and tobacco alongside fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity.
Aged in oak casks for over 24 months, this Chianti Classico Riserva is produced from the finest grapes grown in the heart of Chianti Classico. A wine with distinct structure, this Riserva is rich and complex, with a soft, lingering finish.
With its long history , Ruffino Ducale Gold Label is a living symbol of the quality progress which the entire Italian wine sector has undertaken through the twentieth century. Ruffino’s production philosophy is based on two leading concepts: The quality of its wines and the expression of the territories where these wines are produced a winemaking art which Ruffino has refined throughout the decades. With the desire to bring the best quality the Tuscan territory has to offer to wine lovers all over the world, Ruffino has contributed significantly to the creation of the fine image which Italian winemaking holds on the international wine scene today.
Ruby red with garnet hues.
An intense impact with powerful notes of cherry, plum and violet opens a bouquet that then fades into neat aromas of tobacco, chocolate, cinnamon and spicy hints of black pepper. Great complexity in the overall bouquet, neat expressions of the authentic Sangiovese and Chianti Classico aromas.
Full-bodied, very powerful in its fruity notes, with elegant tannins perfectly supported by a good acidity. The finish is characterized by pleasant sensations of sweet tobacco. The aftertaste is particularly long and shows powerful notes of plums and lighter aromas of clove.”