||4% Merlot, 96% Sangiovese
||Località Ama in Chianti - Frazione Lecchi in Chianti - Gaiole in Chianti (SI)
||Altitude: 460-525 m. a.s.l. Exposure: Nord-West/South-East.
||Vertical trellis with sigle Guyot.
||Fermentation has started with ambient yeasts, separately for each variety in steel tanks at controlled temperature between 30/32°, with manual pumpovers and a total cuvaison of 25 days for Sangiovese and 25 days for Merlot. After the first racking, the wine has been transferred to steel tanks for malolactic fermentation.
||The blending of the grape varieties hastaken place after malolactic fermentation. Afterwardsthe wine has been refined in second-passage oak barriques of thin grain, and finally bottled.
||It goes wonderfully with first courses prepared with red meat and game.
||Price Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Ama 2019 € 17.94