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Castello di Querceto, Italy

Castello di Querceto 'Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG' Tuscany, Italy

Castello di Querceto 'Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG' Tuscany, Italy

Castello di Querceto 'Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG' 2019

A Tapestry of Tradition and Triumph

Nestled in the hallowed hills of Tuscany, the Castello di Querceto weaves a rich tapestry of viticultural mastery with its 2019 Chianti Classico Riserva. This vintage, a regal testament to the enduring legacy of the estate, basks in the accolades it has richly gathered, including prestigious recognitions from Decanter,, and the Wine Spectator, among others, highlighting its universal appeal and exceptional quality.

The vineyards stretch from 350 to 500 meters above sea level, embracing a diversity of exposures from east to west. The blend is predominantly Sangiovese, with a touch of complementary varietals, embodying the soul of its terroir. The cultivation follows the time-honored techniques of spurred cordon and Guyot, with meticulous attention to the density that ensures each vine thrives in optimal conditions.

Product Details:

  • Region: Tuscany, Italy
  • Varietal: 92% Sangiovese, 8% Other Varietals
  • ABV: 13.5%
  • Aging Potential: 15-20 years

Fermentation unfolds over 15 days at a controlled 28°C, succeeded by a profound maturation of 24 months in the depths of Castello di Querceto’s storied cellars, with an additional three months of refinement in the bottle. This patient alchemy imbues the wine with a robust and elegantly structured character.

A Symphony of the Senses

The 2019 Chianti Classico Riserva entices with a full-bodied profile, where layers of ripe red fruits and subtle floral notes dance amidst a backdrop of plush plum. Its palate is a harmonious blend of austerity and elegance, where dry, expressive tannins pave the way to a balanced and enduring finish. The wine’s affinity for grand culinary pairings further enriches this sensory journey: from the iconic Bistecca alla Fiorentina to robust aged cheeses and roasted game meats.

Roots Entwined with Innovation

Exploring the historical cellars of Castello di Querceto offers a sensory dive into a realm where tradition meets precision. The estate’s commitment to excellence is evident in every aspect of its production, from the advanced fermentation technologies to the meticulous aging in fine oak barrels sourced from esteemed French forests. This blend of heritage and innovation is a cornerstone of the estate’s philosophy, ensuring that each bottle reflects its rich past and its dynamic present.

A Celebratory Sip

Embrace the allure of the 2019 Chianti Classico Riserva as it promises a sip and a journey through the essence of Chianti’s celebrated landscape. It is a beacon of quality and history, ideal for both the seasoned collector and the enthusiastic novice, ready to elevate any meal or occasion. Uncover this gem from Castello di Querceto and let it transport you to the heart of Tuscany, where every glass celebrates life’s finest moments.


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