Ruffino Ducale Oro Riserva Gran Selezione Chianti Classico 2011, Docg

Chianti Chianti
Tuscany, Italy

$47.95 (353201)

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October 01, 2016

Critic Reviews (7)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Gran Selezione is relatively new category of upper end, estate-grown , long aged Chiantis - close to a grand cru...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Ruffini’s Ducale Oro Riserva is now attended with the Gran Selezione designation but it is the same wine. This is the...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

This Gran Selezione shows the strength of the 2011 vintage. Vibrant acidity and firm tannins are notable while the...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Red and black fruits which makes sense considering the blend of sangiovese with cabernet sauvignon. Tannins are still...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Long-term ageing in wood is evident here, to the detriment of fruit, resulting at this stage in a wine with...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

An assembly composed mainly of Sangiovese (80%), plus 20 percent Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The wine is...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

A chubby, and copiously wooded wine with pronounced accents roasting. Very round in the mouth, to the point of...

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