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Castello di Querceto Chianti Classico Riserva 1999

Sangiovese from Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
  • WS 90
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Winemaker Notes

Number 75 of Wine Spectator's 2003 Top 100 Wines!

Color: intense ruby red with garnet reflections

Odor: full and well expressed

Flavor: dry, austere with elegant tannins

Food matches: red meat roasts

Serving temperature: 18°/20°C. (64°/68°F.)

Uncork at least two hours before serving

Alcohol: about 13%

Critical Acclaim

WS 90
Wine Spectator

Castello di Querceto

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Castello di Querceto, , Italy
Castello di Querceto
The François family, which settled in Tuscany in the 18th century, has owned the Castello di Querceto estate since 1897. Of French origin, the family has produced such illustrious personalities as Giuseppe François, a noted mathematician, and Alessandro, an expert on archaeology and the discoverer of important Etruscan works like the celebrated François Vase, which is now preserved in the Archaeological Museum in Florence. Castello di Querceto and the land surrounding it are fascinating places... View More