2011 Chianti Classico

Querciabella, Tuscany, Italy

Sangiovese, Cork, Drinking Now 2018

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Tasting Notes

Arguably the finest expression of Chianti Classico we’ve ever tasted from the estate. This is a ripe yet elegant vintage with an attractive, fleshy concentration and sweet-scented fruit, creating a more seductive textured Chianti than the excellent 2010. This depth is lifted by crunchy cherry acidity; tell-tale Sangiovese spice and a streak of grippy minerality add layers of complexity to what is a very complete wine. Drinking very well now but will mature beautifully over the next 5 years.

Reviews & Scores

The 2011 Chianti Classico Querciabella has that extra bit of depth, creaminess and mid-palate pliancy missing in the 2010, all while maintaining plenty of brightness, freshness and Sangiovese character. Freshly cut roses, sweet red berries and a hint of spices are woven into the exceptionally elegant, refined finish. Simply put, this is a striking wine from Querciabella.
Score: 91 Points
Antonio Galloni

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