Castello Di Ama - Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigneto Bellavista 2013 Ml. 750
From 12 to 18 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||The wine was then transferred to barriques where it underwent malolactic fermentation. After blending, the final wine returned to Allier barriques 40% new, the remainder second-use for 15 months' maturation.?The blend is made up of 80% Sangiovese and 20% Malvasia Nera.|
|Ageing||From 12 to 18 months|
|Color||A purple-shot, deep red ruby.|
|Aroma||An emphatic spice is the first to make itself felt, classic to the Bellavista vineyard, but superbly married with well-ripened wild cherry, redcurrant, black liquorice, mint, and tobacco leaf|
|Aroma||Vegetal, Floral, Fruity, Spicy, Burnt|
|Taste||Powerful and masculine in its expression, the contribution of its considerable extraction. Its harmony of components and sheer elegance make this wine an extraordinary example of a Super Chianti Classico.|
|Serving temperature||16°-18° C.|
|Blend description||Sangiovese Grosso e Malvasia Nera|
|Matching||Pasta made with egg, Pasta with sauce, Rice with Bolognese sauce, Ravioli (stuffed pasta), Roast, Game, Cured cheeses|
|Ideal with||Pasta Meat, Meat Red, Cured cheeses|
|Classification||Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG|