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Chianti Classico Riserva, Querciabella 2016


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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Italy2016Chianti Classico Riserva, Querciabella

Volume Discount 2+ cases 260 each.

BT50280.001293+ AG6031.11111066666793.1093.10Chianti Classico Riserva, Querciabella0.75
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Tasting Notes

Greve in Chianti. 100% Sangiovese. Beautiful, concentrated ruby. Quite closed and backward, but subtle and complex on the nose. Bags of concentrated fruit and yet super-elegant palate. Vibrant with perfectly built, long, fine tannins. Refreshing and complex. 2022-2034

Walter Speller, JancisRobinson.com, April 2020

The 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva is an attractive wine built on aromatics and structure, with the fruit more in the background. It will be interesting to see if it fleshes out with more time in bottle. Sweet red cherry, lavender, rose petal, mint and spice gradually develop in the glass, but the 2016 remains quite reticent. It will be interesting to see if time in bottle brings out more depth. Today, the 2016 is decidedly shy. I very much like the energy here. 2020-2036

Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, August 2019
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