The Castello di Ama 2018 L'Apparita - by Marco Pallanti
Wonderful spotlight from Monica Larner in her series called The Tuscan Ten which focuses on benchmark estates.
CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA & GRAN SELEZIONE 2015 & 2016
In Tuscany's Sangiovese neartland, in one of the world's most ceIebrated regions, what is it that distinguishes Its two highast-quality categories from the rest?
[...] Un bagno di Sangiovese, tra i più vocati del territorio toscano. “Sempre più Sangiovese” come sottolinea il presidente del Chianti Classico Giovanni Manetti. Soprattutto per la Gran Selezione dove si raggiunge una percentuale del 93%. Avanti così insomma. Sulla scia del pensiero per il futuro che caratterizza anche la maggior parte dei produttori della denominazione. [...]
Terre di Toscana is animated by 140 important producers, including niche winemakers and international brands. A unique and unrepeatable cross-section, from which it is rare to find such prestigious names in the same context, made pleasantly usable thanks to the large spaces of the elegant location that has been hosting it for twelve years. The most significant event at national level for the wines and producers of this region, in 2020 will reach its THIRTH edition.
In Florence, on February 17th and 18th, 2020, the latest Chianti Classico labels will be presented at the Stazione Leopolda. It will be presented also the Chianti Classico PDO Olive Oil, harvest 2019.
Wine Spectator’s Jan. 31 – Feb. 29 Smart Buys issue includes 750-plus wines from 2019 that scored 90 points or higher and cost $25 or less. Plus, a special feature on How to Buy Wine—at retail, at auction, on the Internet, and direct from wineries. Don’t miss this must-read guide packed with insider tips!
Castello di Ama has enthusiastically embraced the new flexibility in the appellation quality pyramid by upgrading three wines—Selezione San Lorenzo, Vigneto Bellavista and Vigneto La Casuccia—to Chianti Classico Gran Selezione status.