A blend of 66% Tempranillo, 30% old vine Garnacha and 4% Graciano....
The aromas are simply gorgeous, bringing together 2 seemingly opposing...
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An expressive nose with red berry aromas and a touch of spice. A well-executed wine with juicy, crisp red fruit flavours and a robust structure. Will work perfectly with food.
|When to Drink||Now|
|Producer||Castello di Querceto|
|Region||Chianti Classico Docg|
|Grapes||Sangiovese 92%, Canaiolo, Colorino, Mammolo e Ciliegiolo 8%|
|Pairing||Medium-aged cheese, lamb chops, roasted pheasant.|
|Volume||75cl (Full Bottle)|
Atop a hill in the Comune di Greve in Chianti sits the Querceto estate, named after the nearby oak forest. Amidst the oaks and olive groves lie the vines that are the source of the superior wines of Castello di Querceto.
These fields are known for the key role they played in Tuscany’s “new wave”, introducing the use of international varietals in what would come to be known as Super Tuscans. Such an accomplishment is hardly surprising from the family and winery that helped to found the Consorzio del Chianti Classico at the beginning of the 20th century.
The renowned single vineyard wines of Castello di Querceto allow consumers to sample this historic Tuscan terroir. Crafted using generations of winemaking experience, these wines are magnificent examples of the international taste profile of the Super Tuscan movement.
For the Francois family, Castello di Querceto is not only a family legacy, but a family passion. A respect for the land and a dedication to quality resides in every bottle of this prestigious wine line.
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