Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2011

Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2011

Castello di Ama, 0,75 l - 13.00%
10% Merlot, 80% Sangiovese, 10% Malvasia Nera

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Tuscany - Italy
Red still

How to serve

Serve at:

18 - 20°C.

Decanting time:

1 Hour

Longevity:

10 - 15 years

Glass:
Full Bodied and Very Aged Red Wines
Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2011
The Chianti Classico Castello di Ama San Lorenzo wine comes from the splendid valley overlooked by the 18th-century villas. It is made from grapes from old plantings and from those that, having been planted at least ten years ago, demonstrate at harvest that they have reached a perfect level of polyphenolic ripeness.

Colour

Bright red, shiny and intense

Bouquet

Bouquet of wild berries red berry.

Flavour

Brilliant attack where the fruity notes are complemented by spicy aromas. Elegant and refined.

Pairing

Pasta
Meat
Game
Cheese

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Features

Name Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2011
Type Red still
Classification DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva
Year 2011
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 13.00% by volume
Grape varieties 10% Merlot, 80% Sangiovese, 10% Malvasia Nera
Country
Region Tuscany
Yield per hectare Great selection is an important step in the name of the Chianti Classico and becomes the top of the pyramid of quality of Chianti Classico. The wines bearing this name are a guarantee for the consumer in terms of origin and quality. In fact, the production regulations imposed on them that the grapes are fully manufactured in the company and that the wine is put on the market after 30 months after the harvest
Harvest Between September 28 and October 8, collected manually in small boxes of 12 kg capacity, about 1300 q.li grapes.
Fermentation temperature After a ride on the table of choice, the grapes, crushed and de-stemmed, are passed to ferment, variety is in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of about 30-32 degrees. During fermentation, the must was refitted several times a day
Fermentation period Maceration lasted for about 21 to 23 days. After racking, malolactic fermentation was carried out.
Ageing After assembly, the wine was in barrels, 20% first-pass and the rest used, where they remained ageing for about 12 months.
Allergens Contains sulphites
On offer Price Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2011 CHF 75.03  inc VAT

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Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2011
xtraWine
95/100 
2011
Bibenda
 
4 bunches of grapes - A high quality wine with distinctive character 2016
Decanter
93/100 
2016
James Suckling
94/100 
2016
Robert Parker
95/100 
2016
Vinous
94/100 
2016
Vitae AIS
 
3 vines - An excellent wine 2016
Wine Spectator
95/100 
2016
James Suckling
95/100 
2015
Robert Parker
95/100 
2015
Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 2013
James Suckling
95/100 
2013
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2010
Wine Spectator
95/100 
2010
Castello di Ama
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