Castello di Querceto Cignale Rosso 2005

Castello di Querceto Cignale Rosso 2005

SKU 38446


Very deep ruby red, elegant and wellstructured. Scents of red fruits and typical notes of humus. A little balsamic note that fades into pine. In the mouth full bodied but velvety and balanced tannins. Food pairings: Aged cheese, roasted wild bore.
Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Tuscany, Colli della Toscana centrale
Brand Castello di Querceto
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Wine AdvocateA blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, the 2005 Cignale remains generous and plump, despite its ten years of age. Of these older vintages I tasted (2007, 2005 and 2003), this wine fascinated me most. The delivery is generous and layered, but the wine also offers a high level of silkiness and nuanced texture that speaks more to the quality of the wine's aging evolution than it does the vintage. It has held up nicely despite a growing season that was considered challenging in the Chianti Classico appellation.

Monica Larner, October 29, 2015

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