On the nose Riserva Ducale immediately shows an outstanding elegance, characterized by particularly fragrant flowery and
fruity notes. Violet, cherries, wild berries and plums meet with delicately spicy hints of tobacco and white pepper grains, followed by
elegant scents of red roses and flint.
On the palate it is consistent with the nose. Sensations of fragrant fresh fruit are accompanied by steady yet
gentle tannins that exalt enjoyable spicy hints. The entire tasting sensation is enriched by a persistent finish, which is incredibly fresh
and pleasantly mineral and presents lingering notes of rosemary.
This is elegant, with a core of cherry and a supporting cast of licorice, leather and black tea notes. Starts out supple, ending with a chewy texture. Drink now through 2016. 75,000 cases imported.
In 1877, Illario and Leopoldo Ruffino laid the foundations of their dream to make the most known and loved Italian wines in the world from the heart of Tuscany. At their winery in Pontassieve, just outside of Florence, they began producing wines according to a strict quality standard and a rigorous technical research. Soon, Ruffino became an international symbol of the Chianti region, and won numerous awards, including the prestigious gold medal at the Bordeaux... View More