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 and 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.
The soil is medium in texture with limestone marl and is rich in minerals. Altitude is 420-480 meters with a vine density between 4,800 and 6,666 plants per hectare, and the Cordon training system is used for the vines.
Chianti Classico of character and elegance, ruby red in color with an intense nose of ripe red fruits, and hints of spice and toasty aromas. This is a mouth-filling wine with soft, round tannins and an aftertaste of tobacco and cocoa
CLASSIFICATION : Chianti Classico DOCG
VARIETAL : 100% Sangiovese
VINTAGE : 2016
PRODUCTION AREA : Castellina in Chianti
AGING : 12 months 500 lt French oak, 3 months in bottle
ALCOHOL : 14.0%
YIELD PER HECTARE : 50 hl
VITICULTURE : Certified Organic
HARVEST : Handpicked
NUMBER OF BOTTLES : 40,000