|CASTELLO DI AMA
|CHIANTI CLASSICO GRAN SELEZIONE
Castello di Ama is an ancient estate located in the hills of Chianti, in Tuscany, Italy. It is situated near the town of Gaiole in Chianti, in the province of Siena. The castle is surrounded by beautiful vineyards and olive groves and is renowned for the production of high-quality wines. Castello di Ama is known for its production of Chianti Classico, a traditional red wine from the Chianti region. The estate spans over 250 hectares, with approximately 90 hectares dedicated to vineyards.
Castello di Ama San Lorenzo is named after the picturesque San Lorenzo valley viewed from the estate’s eighteenth-century Villa Pianigiani and Villa Ricucci. This wine is produced from the finest grapes grown in the historic vineyards Bellavista, Casuccia, San Lorenzo and Montebuoni. An expression of Sangiovese blended with the smallest quantities of Merlot and Malvasia Nera, the hallmarks of this complex wine are finesse, elegance, intensity, length and freshness. Castello di Ama San Lorenzo has a remarkable ability to evolve, developing aromatic complexity and exemplary intensity over time.
Colour: Deep ruby-red.
Nose: Fruity with red cherry, strawberry notes, zest of orange and liquorice. Some tertiary hints remind leather.
Taste: Juicy and succulent with a silky supple texture. Ripen red fruits, intriguing and long-lasting. Tannins are firm and delicate. The aftertaste expresses a lively freshness with notes of dark red fruits, wet ground and wood.