Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2013

Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2013

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 2013
The Chianti Classico Castello di Ama San Lorenzo takes its name from the beautiful valley overlooked by the eighteenth-century villas. Undoubtedly the perfect photograph of the uniqueness of our territory. And 'the GREAT SELECTION of Castello di Ama. It 'made from grapes from old systems and those who, having been implanted for at least ten years, show the collection to have reached a perfect maturity level of polyphenols. Undoubtedly the perfect photograph of the uniqueness of our territory. 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.

Colour

Bright red, shiny and intense

Bouquet

Bouquet of wild berries red berry.

Flavour

Attack brilliant 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 2013
Type Red still
Classification DOCG Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
Year 2013
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 13.00% by volume
Grape varieties 10% Merlot, 80% Sangiovese, 10% Malvasia Nera
Country
Region Tuscany
Climate The numerous and frequent rains characterized the first two months. Temperatures began to be spring from mid-March. The month of April and the first two weeks of May were exceptionally rainy and rather cold. The vegetative delay induced by low temperatures, however, has averted the danger of disease. June has developed into a crescendo of temperatures and sunny days that have introduced the summer heat of July. The month of August was quite variable with temperate days, some rainy days of scorching heat but with cool nights. The harvest began on September 6th with the early varieties, merlot and after a week, toward the end of the month, the Sangiovese.
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 is 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, were 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 The maceration, which lasted for about 21-23 days. After racking 900 hectoliters of wine have malolactic fermentation
Ageing After assembly, the wine was in barrels, 20% first-pass and the rest used, where he remained in aging for about 12 months.
Allergens Contains sulphites
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Vintage

Gambero Rosso
 
3 red glasses - Absolutely superb. Only 305 out of 18000. 2013
James Suckling
95/100 
2013
xtraWine
96/100 
2013
Bibenda
 
4 bunches of grapes - A high quality wine with distinctive character 2016
Decanter
93/100 
2016
Robert Parker
95/100 
2016
Vinous
94/100 
2016
Vitae AIS
 
3 vines - An excellent wine 2016
Wine Spectator
95/100 
2016
Robert Parker
95/100 
2015
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2011
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2010
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2010
Wine Spectator
95/100 
2010
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