Wine Querciabella, "Camartina", Toscana IGT, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Querciabella, "Camartina", Toscana IGT, 2008
Wine rich dark garnet color with purple reflections.
The wine has a remarkably rich, powerful, pleasant, concentrated flavor that blends with subtle aromas. On the palate is dominated by motives of dried fruits, spices and beautiful, juicy cherry nuances. For "Camartina" 2008 is inherent in a long aftertaste and silky tannins.
Unique, rich and exquisite aroma of the wine is filled with hints of wild berries - blackberries and blueberries, as well as the gentle notes of violets, graphite, chocolate, cherry and bay leaf.
The wine is recommended to serve dishes from beef, lamb, goose, duck and venison; Soft cheeses are preferred, preferably with moldy crust and not too sharp blue.
Supertuscan wine "Camartina", the first edition of which was held in 1981, made from grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese grown on biodynamic vineyards in Tuscany IGT at an altitude of 350-400 meters above sea level. After the harvest, the grapes are carefully stacked in an 8-pound boxes for easy transportation to the winery, where the berries are gently pressed and sent to stainless steel tanks for fermentation at a strictly controlled temperature conditions. Maceration process for Sangiovese took 12 days and for Cabernet Sauvignon - 20 days. Wine kept for 24 months in French oak barrels and Tronkays Nevers, 40% of which - the new, and 60% - annuals. After bottling, the wine is left to ripen further 6 months in the cellar of the winery. Wine is available for sale for at least 30 months after the harvest - 2008 vintage was released in spring 2011. Annual production of wine "Kamartin" is 30 thousand bottles.
Wine "Kamartin" produced owners "Querciabella" only in the best harvest years. In 1989, 1992, 1998 and 2002. "Camartina" was not released, as winemakers farm crops considered in these years are not of sufficient quality that would merit evaluation "excellent."
Winery "Kverchabella" founded in the Chianti Classico region in 1974 Giuseppe Castiglione, who had previously engaged in the manufacture and sale of steel in Mexico and earn a fortune. After some time, he decides to return to Italy and carries out his dream - the production of high quality wines. Year after year, Giuseppe acquire land, develop their own vineyards, winery and built a new cellar. As soon as a developing economy, and improved quality of wines, year after year, receiving more and more high ratings and positive feedback from experts. Thanks to Giuseppe Castiglione "Kverchabella" became one of the best farms in Tuscany.
Today the economy "Querciabella" led by the son of Giuseppe - Sebastiano, continuing the tradition of his father. He invests a lot of money and effort in improving the production of wines with a view to improving their quality, while clearly realizing that innovative ideas and advanced equipment have always been and will be secondary to the gifts of nature. The philosophy of management is to create high-quality wines that reflect the richness of the terroir. Since the late 1990s, the farm "Querciabella" only apply biodynamic methods of cultivation of grapes, which favorably affect the harmony of the earth and produced wines. Sebastiano Castiglioni has full control over the process of wine production, from planting the vines to the choice of material for the barrels. By the way, "Kverchabella" - the second in a row farm in Chianti Classico, which was introduced the practice of aging wine in oak barrels.