Tasting note: Color: Ruby red with violet reflections. Aroma: Il Ducale shows notes of cassis, cherries, plums, and chocolate, which then fade into aromas of vanilla, tobacco, vanilla, eucalyptus, and spice. Tasting profile: The wine opens with fruit-driven notes that unfold into round, elegant tannins. This well-balanced wine finishes with ripe fruits and aromas of vanilla and balsamic herbs. Il Ducale is a modern Tuscan wine born from Ruffino’s century-old winemaking traditions.
Winery Introduction: Founded in the heart of Tuscany, Ruffino has been producing exceptional Chianti wines since 1877. Ruffino was the first Chianti imported into the United States. The 7 Tuscan estates extend on 1500 hectares of land, with 600 hectares of vineyards. Present in over 85 countries covering 5 continents, Ruffino is an international leader of great wines "Made in Italy".
• Ruffino as the official supplier to the Italian royal family
• Ruffino Modus: Over 20 years of 90+ from highly respected critics
• Ruffino Riserva Ducale Oro 2010: 95 points Jame Suckling, 91 points Wine Spectator