Wine Chianti Classico DOCG Vigneto Bellavista 2004
Wine rich and interactive ruby red color with garnet hue.
Elegant, well-balanced wine shows a complex, robust flavor with a pleasant fruity and spicy notes in the long aftertaste.
Delightful aroma of the wine reveals notes of black fruit and spices.
The wine goes well with main courses of meat or game, as well as grilled meat and traditional Tuscan cuisine.
In 2004, for the production of Chianti Classico "Vigneto Bellavista" grape Malvasia Nera and Sangiovese began to collect almost simultaneously - October 17 and 18, respectively. The process of alcoholic fermentation and maceration took 26 days and takes place at a constant temperature control. Malolactic fermentation was carried out in 55 hl oak barrels. After assemblage wine about 14 months matured in oak barrels Allier, of which 40% were new. "Vigneto Bellavista" bottled in June 2006.
Castello di Ama company founded in 1972. Ama is a small hamlet in the heart of Chianti Classico: between two hills in the commune of Gaiole in Chianti, Siena. Farming company occupies 250 hectares, 90 of which are vineyards. Despite its youth, the Castello di Ama quickly became famous and was among the best wine producers in Italy.
As we learned from retrieved documents, land Ama is particularly suitable for growing grapes and producing quality wines. Ama was among the vineyards, olive groves and forests. But, unfortunately, by the middle of the 20th century, little is left of those great places, and restore them be challenging.
Within 10 years, the Castello di Ama has been studying the terrain, construction of basements and experiments with vineyards. During experiments to determine the most successful land for growing Sangiovese.
In order to understand what grapes able more fully develop their potential in soils Ama, the company also cited experiments with Merlot, Chardonnay, Pinot. Thus, in five years were vaccinated about 50 thousand bushes. For several years, the company has converted 21 hectares of vineyards their way to a V-shaped landing, which helps to improve the quality of the grapes by increasing the illuminated leaves. The territory of vineyards located at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level. Rich soil, perfect climate and care of the vineyards give the harvest of high quality.
Today Castello di Ama produces well-known throughout the world and a truly great Italian wines. All wine companies are exposed to prolonged fermentation in barriques and aged in bottles for a long time. The basis of the philosophy of Castello di Ama is the desire to raise their national treasure - Sangiovese to the highest level that, according to experts, they are able to do perfectly.