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Querceto di Castellina Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione 2019



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Review by The Wine Advocate I, Monica Lerner. Score 94

A certified organic wine, the Querceto di Castellina 2019 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Sei reveals an authentic personality that does a great job underlining the territory. You smell earth and crushed limestone on the bouquet along with tart cherry fruit, grilled herb and tobacco. You can't mistake this elegant, mid-weight expression for anything but a Tuscan red wine.

Review by JEBDUNNUCK, Score 93

The 2019 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Sei is a polished style of red also made from 100%

Sangiovese but aged longer (18 months) in French oak. Ripe with notes of cherry candy, sweet cedar, and crushed red flowers, the palate is medium to full-bodied, with more depth of fruit through the mid-palate. Its oak influence is certainly felt, with building tannins and notes of red plum pit, turned earth, and toasted baking spices. It reveals a wonderful purity of fruit underneath its oak and may benefit from having more time to integrate. Allow another year or two and drink 2024-2036.

Review by James Suckling 91 

this has a dark and spiced character with smoky plums, black cherries, cedar and dries  herbs. Medium to full Bodied with grippy tennins. some spiced oak and bright acidity with a savoury finish. From organically grown grapes. Drink after 2024



The Winery

Querceto di Castellina is perfectly situated between the villages of Castellina and Radda in Chianti, right in the center of the Chianti Classico. We are a family-run, certified organic winery dedicated to making wines that are a genuine representation of our unique terroir, and wholeheartedly believe that great wine is made in the vineyard. Our vineyards cover 11.2 hectares at an elevation between 420 and 480 meters asl, with 11 registered under the Chianti Classico DOCG.


Colour: Ruby Red
Bouquet: red roses, potpourri and underlying hints of oriental spices and mint
Palate: Expressive and full in the mouth with punchy acidity, balanced out by accentuated tannins.


Variety: 90% Sangiovese, Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage: 2019
Classification : Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione
Aging : 18 months 500 lt French oak, 12 months in bottle
Alcohol : 14.5%
Production : 7,500


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