The 2010 vintage was marked by erratic springtime weather and significant summer rainfall accompanied by dramatic day and night temperature fluctuations. Harvest dates were September 3–10 and the grapes were harvested by hand. Enjoyable upon release, though it is recommended to wait four years after harvest for more complex notes to emerge. This wine continues to develop and evolve for over 20 years. The ideal serving temperature is 43 to 47 degrees F.
50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Blanc. Founded in 1974, Querciabella enjoys the acclaim of the world's most discriminating critics and consumers for wines such as Camartina, Batar, Palafreno, and Querciabella Chianti Classico. In its uncompromising pursuit of quality, sustainability, and authenticity, Querciabella has continually honed its approach to biodynamic viticulture for over a decade. With 183 acres of prime Chianti Classico vineyards—located in the communes of Greve, Panzano, Radda, and Gaiole—in addition to 79 acres in Maremma on Tuscany's unspoiled Etruscan coast, Querciabella's holdings represent the largest extensions of biodynamically farmed (certified organic) vineyards in Italy, contributing extraordinary biodiversity to local and surrounding ecosystems and serving as a sanctuary for thriving numbers of honeybee colonies.