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Castello di Querceto
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Red wine 2009 Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva Il Picchio, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Sangiovese
Registration number: #CdQ-L041292

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 10 December, 2020
Editor note: Slightly toasted, tobacco, slightly sooty and tarry aroma of ripe, partly dried black berries, slightly dried paprika and dried herbs with floral and slightly peppery notes. Ripe, quite juicy, partly preserved, rather dark fruit, fine sandy, ripe tannin, some bite, nutty, dark wood-spicy and dried herbal aromas, a hint of bacon, persistent, has substance and power, dried herbal and spicy aromas, very good firm, juicy finish
wein.plus rating: 90 WP
Last reviewed: 10 April, 2013
Editor note: Translate to English Herber, ganz leicht fleischiger und malziger Duft nach schwarzen Beeren und etwas Sauerkirschen mit herben vegetabilen und erdigen sowie etwas rauchig-holzigen Aromen. Reife, saftige, dunkle Frucht im Mund, etwas röstiges und bitterschokoladiges Holz sowie rauchige Anklänge, präsentes, reifes und feines Tannin, Schmelz, Kraft und gute Nachhaltigkeit am Gaumen, nussige Töne, kompottige Töne, sehr guter, wenn auch leicht holzig-trocknender Abgang mit kräuterigen Nuancen, Tabak und etwas Kandis.

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region of Tuscany. This wine, which is one level higher than the "normal" Chianti, comes from the classic Chianti region, which was already produced in 1716 by Grand Duke Cosimo III, a member of the Medici family. (1642-1723), which was much smaller at the time. In 1932, other areas or municipalities were added to complete the present area. The very wooded area covers 70,000 hectares, but only 7,000 hectares are used for wine growing. The suburbs of Florence form the border to the north, the Chianti mountains to the east, the rivers Pesa and Elsa to the west and Siena to the south. The circular 70-kilometre-long...

The region with the capital Florence is located in the centre of Italy on the Ligurian coast; it also includes the third largest Italian island Elba. It borders Liguria and Emilia-Romagna to the north, Marche and Umbria to the east and Lazio to the south. Besides Piedmont, Tuscany is probably the most famous Italian wine-growing region and also one of the most beautiful areas of the country in terms of landscape. Long before the Romans, the Etruscans were already cultivating wine here, making it one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Europe. In ancient times, the area formed...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, with origins dating back at least to 1,000 BC. At that time, the Etruscans appeared in central Italy and settled areas of the four present-day regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origin of Italian wine culture lies primarily in Greek colonisation, which brought Greek viticultural culture to the peninsula beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the land ideal for...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. There are over 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and wide distribution. The most important are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Lacrima, Liliano, Maglioppa, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Negretta, Nelutcho, Nerello, Nerello Campotu, Nerino, Nerino Sanvicetro, Niella, Nielluccio, Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Prugnolino Dolce, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio,...

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