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Castello Di Ama San Lorenzo Chianti Classico 2014 Wine Review

Castello Di Ama San Lorenzo Chianti Classico 2014

Castello Di Ama San Lorenzo Chianti Classico 2014

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $54.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Castello Di Ama

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

More Vintages: 2013  2011  2010  2010 

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GRAN SELEZIONE / A robust, characterful Italian red wine with lots of layers of pleasure. A big improvement over the previous vintage. Earthy, dusty and chalk dry, this full-bodied, balanced Italian red wine features notes of dried cherry and herbs. Lots of acidity that demands tomato sauce. MINE: Ama's vineyards are composed of argilo-calcerous soils and are planted along the top of a ridge in the commune of Gaiole in Chianti. Grape vines from here are low yielding delivering some very interesting wines. Castello Di Ama San Lorenzo Gran Selezione (2013) is earthy with dusty herbs on the nose, dried cherries and more dried herbs on the palate. Pair with your best pasta and rich tomato sauce dish. OTHER: : The 2014 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione San Lorenzo flaunts its importance. It boasts confidence and an outward-looking personality that comes as a refreshing surprise. Like all Gran Selezione wines, it is released 30 months after January 1st following the harvest. That means it still has a few more months to go before it hits the market. This expression of Sangiovese shows depth and power with ripe fruit tones of cherry and forest berry. Like many of the other high profile wines I preview-tasted from the difficult 2014 vintage, I am delighted and surprised by the elegant and soft nature of the mature tannins. The wine's finish offers bright freshness with layers of dark fruit, wet earth and forest floor. Drink Date: 2018-2030. Score - 93+ (Monica Larner, robertparker.com, April 28, 2017). - Community Wine Reviews

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