Castello di Ama L'Apparita 2009
Founded in 1972, Castello di Ama is one of Tuscany’s preeminent estates. Situated at 1,574 feet above sea level near Gaiole-in-Chianti, this 617 acre estate is blessed with superior terroir which produces wines of finesse and elegance. Owned by the husband and wife Marco Pallanti and Lorenza Sebasti since 1982, the couple has successfully steered the estate through major renovations and improvements including a total replanting between 1982-1987, a dramatic increase in plant density to 5000/hectare, the introduction of French varieties and a major upgrade of winemaking equipment. In 2003 Marco was named Oenologist of the Year by Vini d’Italia and the couple continues to build upon their reputation for crafting benchmark Chiantis.
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Wine SpectatorAn elegant, Bordeaux-like style, offering cherry, black currant, cedar and floral notes. Balanced and harmonious, this needs a little time to absorb the moderate tannins. A hint of orange zest graces the finish. Merlot.
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