Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigneto La Casuccia 2019 Castello di Ama 75 cl

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Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigneto La Casuccia 2019 Castello di Ama 75 cl is a red wine produced by Castello di Ama in Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany.

Why buy it?

Cru of Chianti Classico in all respects that arises from the identification of some parcels of land with unique soil and climatic characteristics starting from 1985; blend of some of the best Sangiovese and Merlot of the company. Produced only in the best years.

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History

Founded around the 70s thanks to the vision of four families of Roman origin, with the aim of revitalizing the area and the vineyards and giving the Chianti Classico the fame it once had. The vineyards extend over an area of ​​about 75 hectares at an altitude ranging from 475-520 m which are the cradle for wines of character. Today the leadership of the company is entrusted to Lorenza Sebasti, daughter of one of the owner family who has taken over the management of the company since 1993. Today it is affirmed among the most dynamic realities of the Chianti Classico, capable of blending together local grapes with international vines, for results of elegance and finesse both in the mouth and on the nose.

Grapes used

Sangiovese 80%

Merlot 20%

Production method

The harvest takes place strictly by hand in boxes from the end of August to mid-October depending on the state of ripeness of the individual parcels. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks at a temperature of 32-33°C for a duration of about 25 days for the Merlot and 27 for the Sangiovese, induced by indigenous yeasts. The wine then carries out the malolactic fermentation in barriques, and after this procedure the two varieties are assembled and then aged in fine-grained oak barriques for 40% new for about 14 months.

Alcohol content

13.5%

Tasting notes

Ruby red color with garnet hues. Nose of ripe fruit and undergrowth, with herbaceous and mineral nuances, taut and compact. On the palate the sensations always explode of fruit mixed with spices, with volume, breadth and muscle, and a nice persistence.

Possible combinations

Wine for special occasions, excellent in combination with meat dishes with refined flavors or game dishes, even cooked for a long time. Also try it with a selection of aged cheeses.

Additional information

Weight 1,5 kg

Brand

Castello di Ama

Founded around the 70s thanks to the vision of four families of Roman origin, with the aim of revitalizing the area and the vineyards and giving the Chianti Classico the fame it once had. The vineyards extend over an area of about 75 hectares at an altitude ranging from 475-520 m which are the cradle for wines of character. Today the leadership of the company is entrusted to Lorenza Sebasti, daughter of one of the owner family who has taken over the management of the company since 1993. Today it is affirmed among the most dynamic realities of the Chianti Classico, capable of blending together local grapes with international vines, for results of elegance and finesse both in the mouth and on the nose.

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