Querciabella 2016 Chianti Classico

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Querciabella has high altitude vineyards in Greve in Chianti, producing some of the most nervous and elegant wines in Chianti. This is a masterclass in finesse. Perfumed, complex and crisp

"Querciabella, a great Chianti estate, was founded in 1974, but already its wines are some of the finest Tuscany has to offer. The estate has been biodynamic since 200. This 2016, aged in French oak, with wood smoke, leather and black cherry spice, is a revelation."

Jane MacQuitty, The Times, 4th July 2020

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Who?
Querciabella was founded by Giuseppe Castiglione in the 1970s with a single hectare of vines. The estate is now much larger but remains the same philosophy of excellence. The estate is now run by Giuseppe's son Sebastiano in collaboration with winemaker South African-born winemaker Manfred Ing

Where?
The vineyards are largely located in Greve in Chianti, right where the two provinces of Siena and Florence meet, up on hillsides on cooler sites. There are further parcels for their Chianti located in Gaiole and Radda in Chianti. Elsewhere, there are vineyards on the Tuscan Coast where they make their Mongrana and Turpino wines. Their white wine Batar is grown on the highest elevated sites in Greve, in spots that are too cool to properly ripen Sangiovese.

Why?
Querciabella is certified organic, practising biodynamic and vegan. Aside from their admirable ethical stance the wines are among the most elegant and ageworthy in Chianti Classico. Although they grow international varieties for their Super Tuscan wines, Batar, Palafreno and Camartina, this historic estate is firmly rooted in their origin and produces properly authentic wines, that we at Noble Grape admire very much

More Information
Popular SearchesChianti
StyleMedium Bodied Reds
Bottle SizeStandard Bottle 75cl
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
Grape VarietiesSangiovese
MaturityDrink or Keep
ProducerQuerciabella
GTINNo
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