Castello Di Ama - Chianti Classico Gran Selezione La Casuccia 2011 Ml. 750
To 12 months
Ama takes its name from the small borgo, or hamlet, nestled in the hills at almost 500 metres’ elevation.
Castello di Ama possess a total of 89 hectares devoted to vineyard, subdivided into five magnificent shell-like hillslopes that local geography has always known by the traditional names of: Bellavista, San Lorenzo, Casuccia, Bertinga and Montebuoni.
These vineyards surround the hamlet of Ama on all sides, radiating out some 3 kilometres, and are sited at elevations that range from 328 metres for Bertinga up to 525 for San Lorenzo (Al Poggio).
|Manufacturer||Castello Di Ama|
|Ageing and Fining||Most of the wine underwent malolactic fermentation in barriques. Following assemblage all the wine matured in Allier oak, 40% new and the remainder once-used.|
|Ageing||To 12 months|
|Color||Deep, very luminous ruby red|
|Aroma||Multi-layered, full-volumed nose of fruit, ranging through wild cherry, tobacco leaf, black liquorice, and mint.|
|Aroma||balsamic, Floral, Fruity, Spicy, Burnt, Mineral|
|Taste||Equally superb richness and elegance in the mouth, excelling in depth and balance of all components, including the tannins.|
|Serving temperature||16°-18° C.|
|Blend description||Sangiovese e Merlot|
|Matching||Roast, Braised meat, Red meat, Roasted red meat, Red meat stew, Grilled meat, Kill, Game, Stew|
|Ideal with||Meat Red|
|Classification||Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG|