Thursday, April 07, 2011

Ruffino Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico 2006 review by (PB)

Dark garnet hue with unique Port-like aroma on opening with sweet stewed prunes, and subtle cherry underneath.

Palate--This wine is still tight with young chewy tannins, stingy fruit,minerally and needs TIME, and air.

Light cherry with pepper but unfortunately I drank it too young! This needs cellaring for a couple more years at least. This wine will be a fine wine if you have the patience to wait; I did not. My loss but raise a glass to nice wines that still need maturation!

This was a special gift from special friends making it, what else--a special wine regardless!

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