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Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2016

Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2016

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0,75 l  -  13.50% by vol.
Castello di Ama
WS
95
RP
95
JS
94
VO
94
DE
94
Castello di Ama San Lorenzo, takes its name from the lovely valley that is home to the 18th-century villas Pianigiani and Ricucci. This wine is made entirely by our estate grapes, coming specifically from old vine systems and from vineyards of more than 10 years old. Gran Selezione stands on the top of the quality pyramid of Chianti Classico and it is a guarantee for the consumer, both in terms of origin and in terms of quality. The production regulation makes obligatory that the grapes are totally produced in the estate and that the wine is released in the market 30 months after the harvest.
Pure ruby-red.
Fruity with cherry and strawberry notes. Some tertiary hints remind leather.
Ripen red fruits, succulent, intriguing and long-lasting. Tannins are ripen and delicate. The aftertaste expresses a lively freshness with notes of dark red fruits, wet ground and wood.
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Serving temperature:
18 - 20°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
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Name Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2016
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2016
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Tuscany
Grapes 13% Merlot, 80% Sangiovese, 7% Malvasia Nera
Location Località Ama in Chianti - Frazione Lecchi in Chianti - Gaiole in Chianti (SI)
Climate Altitude: 460-525 m. a.s.l. Exposure: North-East/South-West.
Composition of the land Clay-Calcareous, rich in skeleton.
System Vertical espalier with simple Guyot.
Plants n. x hectare 2800-5500
Vinification Vinification has started through ambient yeasts, separately for each grape variety, in steel tanks at controlled temperature between 30° and 33° C, with manual pumping over and a total cuvaison of 22 days for Sangiovese, 25 days for Merlot and 26 days for Malvasia Nera. After the first draining off, the wine was transferred into barriques for malolactic fermentation.
Aging The assemblage of the three grape varieties takes place at the end of the malolactic fermentation. Afterwards the wine is transferred into oak barrique – of which 18% are new - of fine grain for approximately 10 months.
Alcohol 13.50% by volume
Production year 89,780 bottles
On sale Price Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo 2016 HK$ 410.00 

Castello di Ama

From this winery:
“A place of cultic importance in the wine world. We Italians often complain that we do not have our own Chateaux Margaux, our Romanée Conti, our Opus One. But we are wrong, for we do have here in Italy some wine “houses” that are something better, so...
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2016
Decanter
93/100 
2016
James Suckling
94/100 
2016
Robert Parker
95/100 
2016
Vinous
94/100 
2016
Vitae AIS
 
2016
Wine Spectator
95/100 
2016
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93/100 
2016
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2013
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2011
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2010
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