Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale Oro 2012
Riserva Ducale Oro's distinctive Tuscan bouquet offers notes of violet, cherry and plum. This wine has a well-defined structure and a generous, fruity core accented by hints of chocolate and cinnamon. Full bodied and well balanced, Riserva Ducale Oro has round, impressive tannins that lead to a lengthy finish. Pairing: Riserva Ducale Oro pairs exquisitely with traditional Italian dishes such as pasta Bolognese, wild boar ragÃ¹, and eggplant Parmesan. It's also wonderful with classic American dishes such as grilled ribeye and roasted vegetables.
Wine SpectatorCherry fruit fills the core of this red, with toasty oak notes mellowing. Firmly structured, ending with a solid, slightly austere finish. Drink now through 2023. 35,500 cases made.