Wine Querciabella, "Turpino", Toscana IGT, 2011
Reviews of purchase Querciabella, "Turpino", Toscana IGT, 2011
Wine saturated dark ruby color.
Complex and multifaceted taste of wine presents notes of ripe fruit and forest fruit, silky tannins, light nuances of spices and minerals. The texture of the wine is rounded and deep. The finish is long.
Refined and elegant bouquet of the wine reveals aromas of violets and dark cherry, plum and blackberry on a background of delicate nuances of rose petals.
The wine goes well with stews, lamb, barbecue, mature cheeses.
Perfectly "Turpino" surprise you rich taste and wonderful varietal aroma. This wine has received rave reviews from critics and is considered one of the best in the arsenal winery "Kverchabella." "Luxurious blend of Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot caught unawares by its aroma, clean and delicious taste" - Olly Smith ("Daily Mail", 30.03.2013 g). Grapes cultivated on the methods of biodynamics, 50% of the grapes grown in the region of Maremma, and another 50% - in Greve. After separation from the crests of the grapes are placed in large oak vats, where it undergoes a cold maceration. Then mash gently pressed and sent to barriques of French oak, 20% of which - new. There future wine undergoes malolactic fermentation followed by a slow shutter speed for 16 months. Finally, the wine is moved to 6-8 months in cement vats for ripening.
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.