Original
42 Ratings
Querciabella Chianti Classico
$33.99 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) The grapes are picked by hand using 9-kilo crates. In the cellar they undergo fermentation in 3-ton French oak casks. After malolactic fermentation, élevage is carried out in barrique (also French) for 16-20 months, 20% new. No animal products or byproducts are used in the production of this wine, making it

Winemaker's Notes

Ranked 81st wine from Wine Spectator's 2008 Top 100.A rich, round wine, with plum and berry character and soft tannins. Full-bodied, with berry and dark chocolate character and a long finish. Juicy. Outstanding value. Drink now through 2012. 12,000 cases made.

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    très bon chianti. Subtil. Bu avec Antoine au chalet 9 mai 2010.

    about 2 years
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    drank at Scott &Marci's at cookoff

    about 5 years
Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/12/2012