Castello di Querceto Società Agricola Spa
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The Querceto's Castle (Castello di Querceto) is located about 7 km from Greve in Chianti, Province of Florence, at an altitude of 470 m.a.s.l. in the middle of green hills. The property extends almost entirely in the proximity of the company headquarters, in the Dudda valley. The total extension is 190 hectares, composed of 59 ha of vineyards, 5 ha of olive groves, and the rest are mainly woods. The vineyards and olive groves lie on the valley's slopes, at altitudes between 400 and 530 m.a.s.l.
The winery's philosophy seeks to enhance the typicality of the territory, the link with the individual vineyards and sustainable production.
The main product is Chianti Classico Docg, followed by Igt Colli della Tosana Centrale Rosso, Igt Toscana Rosso, Chianti Docg, Vin Santo del Chianti Classico Doc, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other secondary products. Chianti Classico is marketed in the three qualitative levels foreseen by the Denomination (Annata, Riserva and Gran Selezione). The main variety grown is Sangiovese, followed by other autochthonous and some international varieties, such as Cabernet and Merlot. The overall average production is around 3500 q of grapes and around 700kg of oil. The company bottles around 400,000 bottles per year. The most important secondary activity is agritourism.