Querciabella Camartina 2017 Bottle size: 750ml

Italy, Tuscany
R1,450
In stock
(18 In Stock)

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95
AG
New
'The 2017 Camartina is going to need a few years to open. That will be helpful as the wine ages, but it also means the Camartina does not have the opulence readers are likely to expect in this warm, dry year. Time in the glass brings out brighter tonalities of fruit and floral overtones that give a good idea to where the 2017 is heading. Readers should be in no rush here.' – Antonio Galloni, Vinous, 95/100 (Sept 2021)

'Still a bit reserved, this red nonetheless reveals ample black currant and blackberry fruit flavors set against earth, sanguine and woody, resinous accents. Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. 2024 – 2040.' – Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator, 92/100

More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Guido De Santi and Manfred Ing
Body Medium-bodied
Blend information Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Blend
Rating AG 95
Producer information The story of Querciabella began in 1974 when Giuseppe 'Pepito' Castiglioni purchased a single hectare of vineyards on a Tuscan hillside. He was an industrial entrepreneur by trade but his dreams and passions were in producing wine. In the mid-1990s Pepito's son, Sebastiano Cossia Castiglioni, took over the vineyards and took Querciabella's reputation to new heights. He saw to it that Querciabella was one of the first wineries in Italy to convert to organic viticulture and was a pioneer in his biodynamic approach. Sebastiano's passion for animal rights also led to the vegan certification of Querciabella. Today Querciabella's vineyards span more than 100 hectares, located in Chianti Classico and Maremma and are planted with all the grape varieties that Pepito only dreamed of when purchasing that first hectare of vineyards.
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