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    2007 Agricola Querciabella Chianti Classico

    Tuscany, ITALY
    $39. 99 Bottle
    $479.88 Dozen
    Cellar: 4 - 5 Years (2014-2015)
    ABV: 13.5%
    Closure: Cork

    A blend of 95% Sangiovese and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon which is typically matured in a combination around 30% new and 70% 1 and 2 year old French oak for a period of up to 14 months. Deep crimson dark red colour with mauve brick red hue. The nose displays perfumed aromas of dark cherries, violets, spice, cedar and new leather. Medium weight palate with flavours of dark cherries, spice, cedar and new leather, possessing plenty of fruit, balanced by some dry earthy characters on the back palate. Fine grained dryish tannins with long aftertaste of spice, dark cherry, cedar and new leather. Alc 13.5%

    Other Reviews…
    The 2007 Chianti Classico Querciabella is a fragrant, perfumed red. Silky tannins frame a core of cherries, sweet spices and tobacco as this elegant wine opens up in the glass and puts on weight with air. In recent years the Querciabella has established itself as one of Tuscany's top Chianti Classicos, as it is again in 2007. The Querciabella is 95% Sangiovese and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2017.
    90 points
    Antonio Galloni – Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate