5 Wine and Food Pairings to Try During a Tuscan Wine Tour
At Quercia al Poggio, in the heart of Tuscany and more specifically in the Chianti Classico area, the art of wine and food pairings is for us a culinary celebration steeped in tradition and passion.
Our organic wines a prized throughout the world and cuisine rich in authentic flavors, offers a unique sensory experience through the synergy of tastes that blend harmoniously.
Chianti Classico wines, celebrated for their complexity and structure, join local delicacies to create an unforgettable marriage: the characteristics of our wines, often robust and rich, find the perfect balance with the intense and genuine flavors of Tuscan dishes, resulting in a gastronomic experience that reflects the authentic soul of this fascinating region.
Our wines for tasting
Chianti Classico DOCG “Gallo Nero”
Quercia al Poggio’s Chianti Classico DOCG “Gallo Nero” is a testament to the ongoing commitment to quality and tradition in the production of Tuscan wines. It is a blend of 80% Sangiovese and 20% other indigenous grapes such as cigliegiolo the majority (about 10% ) and canaiolo colorino and Malvasia nera. This fine wine, recognized with the Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita, is the result of artisanal production and a deep respect for the environment. Quercia al Poggio stands out for the limited production of its Chianti Classico, a wine that comes from grapes grown according to the strict standards of certified organic agriculture. This approach gives the wine a genuineness that reflects the land and traditions of Tuscany.
Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
Quercia al Poggio’s Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG is a rare and precious gem, 100% Sangiovese from the selection of the best grapes from all the vineyards, a testament to the commitment and craftsmanship in the production of superior wines. With the Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita, this wine represents the excellence of the Tuscan winemaking tradition and the distinctive approach of Quercia al Poggio.
The limited production of this Chianti Classico is the result of careful work in accordance with the principles of certified organic farming. The grapes, grown according to strict standards, embody the purity of the Tuscan terroir, offering an authentic and passionate expression of traditional native varieties.
Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione “Vigna le Cataste”
Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione “Vigna le Cataste” from Quercia al Poggio is a wine excellence, a tribute to tradition and uncompromising quality. Recognized with the Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita, this wine represents the flagship of Quercia al Poggio’s distinctive approach to producing world-class wines. It is a cru made exclusively from the Sangiovese grapes of vigna le Cataste, one of the oldest vineyards on our farm, nearly 50 years old. The limited production of this Chianti Classico is a testament to the deep commitment to quality and respect for the environment, adhering strictly to the principles of certified organic farming. The grapes, cultivated with passion and dedication, become the authentic signature of this wine that embodies the richness and authenticity of the Tuscan territory.
Ciliegiolo IGT is a balanced and elegant wine. The wine is a pure Ciliegiolo made with great skill so as to give a well-defined and balanced structure. It is a wine that harmoniously marries freshness, elegance and aromatic complexity. The combination of these two varieties makes it possible to create a unique wine that reflects the terroir and the skill in balancing the characteristics of each grape variety.
Our Wine Tours & Tastings
A combination of simplicity and complexity, a classic that cannot be missed.
Tour of the winery and tasting of two types of wine: Chianti Classico DOCG Gallo Nero and Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva.
In addition, you can taste our Extra Virgin Olive Oil on crusty Tuscan bread and to finish our typical Chianti Classico Vinsanto with Tuscan cantucci.
The typicality of our territory for the exaltation of your palate.
Tour of the winery and tasting of our two signature wines, Chianti Classico DOCG and Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva. The wines are served in combination with a fantastic Tuscan chopping board, with a selection of typical cold cuts and cheeses from our area and genuine honey from our hills.
Finally, you can range your palate with two typical tastings: Chianti Classico Vinsanto paired with Tuscan cantucci and Extra Virgin Olive Oil on our fragrant and typical Tuscan crusty bread.
An unforgettable food and wine experience.
After a fascinating tour of the farm, everyone at the table with a fantastic food and wine tasting of the products of our beautiful land.
The tasty light lunch includes a selection of: Tuscan cold cuts, cheeses with honey, mixed crostini, a first course, tasting with Extra Virgin Olive Oil on crusty bread, Chianti Classico Vinsanto with cantucci.
Three types of wine will be served: Chianti Classico DOCG Annata and Chianti Classico Annata DOCG Riserva, our distinctive Ciliegiolo IGT or Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG Quercia al Poggio vigne “Le Cataste”.
To finish and solace our palate we will let you taste our characteristic Chianti Classico Vinsanto with Tuscan cantucci.
This food and wine tour requires a minimum of 6 participants.