Wine of the Week: Ruffino, Riserva Ducale Oro, Chianti Classico, Gran Selezione 2018 | Tuscany, Italy

By Dirk Smits

Chianti | September 18, 2023


Ruffino is an Italian winery with a long history and a strong reputation for producing high-quality wines. The winery was established in 1877 in Tuscany, Italy, and it has since become one of the most well-known and respected wine producers in the region.

Ruffino is located in the heart of Tuscany, with its main estate situated in the Chianti Classico region. The winery has access to prime vineyard sites across various appellations in Tuscany, allowing them to produce a wide range of wines. It is perhaps most famous for its Chianti wines.

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The wine shows a medium dark red color. The nose offers black cherry, plum and cigar box. The flavor profile is marked by dark red fruit, tobacco and umami. A firm structure with present tannins asks to be accompanied by grilled red meat.

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