Original
30 Ratings
Agricola Querciabella Camartina
$184.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(2006 Vintage) "The estate's 2006 Camartina (70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Sangiovese) is awesome in the way it marries considerable ripeness with a firm, classic sense of structure. Black cherries, minerals, menthol, tar and subtle French oak are some of the nuances that emerge from the 2006 Camartina. This is a decidedly big, powerful Camartina that will require some patience, but all of the ingredients are there for this to be one of the finest versions of this wine ever made. I remember visiting Querciabella in late 2006. At the time estate manager Cesare Turini and Oenologist Guido De Santi were read more...thrilled with the quality of their harvest, which had been saved by a spell of cool weather towards the end of the growing season. Tasting the Camartina it is easy to see why; this wine has it all. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2021...95" WA 09/09 (hide)

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 171 on Jun-07
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Advocate
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 130 on Aug-00