Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva Ducale Ruffino

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese

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Wine information


Toskana, Italy


Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese





Goes well with

Pasta, pizza, red meat, cheese, polenta

Degustation notes

Very intense ruby-violet colour, a very pronounced fruity nose with a surge of raspberry and elderberry aromas, notes of violets and cedar wood, a handsome and pleasant fullness, already almost round and harmonious, evident tannins at the finish.

Special notes

The Chianti Riserva Ducale is an extension of the "Ruffino Chianti" produced since the early 20th century. It owes its name to the Duke of Aosta, one of the first and most famous admirers of Ruffino wines. At the end of the 19th century, the wine producer Ruffino was named as the exclusive supplier of the estate by the Duke of Aosta, who presented him with a ducal certificate in recognition of his appreciation.

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Optimum maturity


Original packaging

Box of 6


Natural cork

Finishing process

Large wooden cask


Average rating: 4.0 of 5 11 ratings and 4 reviews

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2011)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Ruffino - Top class wine and too early to drink - really a class above anything else I had from Co op so far. Will age well and hope o have great wine in 2 years time

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2011)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Sonnige Toscana 🍷 - Wir kennen den "Ruffino" seit Jahren und schätzen ihn sehr. Die neue Lieferung haben wir noch nicht probiert, sind aber überzeugt, dass auch dieser Wein grossartig schmeckt!

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2011)
    Average rating: 1.0 of 5 1.0

    Schade - Dieser Wein hält nicht was er verspricht. Kein Geschmack, kein Abgang, enttäuschend.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2011)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Kompliment - Guter Wein. Preis-Leistung stimmt wenn man ihn zum richtigen Essen trinkt. Kommt aber nicht an meinen NIPOZZANO VECHIE VITI RISERVA von Marchesi de Frescobaldi heran.