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Wine Castello di Ama, Purple Rose, Toscana IGT, 2018

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Tasting Notes


Wine brilliant pink color with a hint of cherry.


Elegant, wonderfully balanced wine presents lively and juicy fruit flavor with a pronounced acidity. In a pleasant aftertaste caught intonation minerals and savory.


In the bright fruit aromas dominated by shades of ripe cherry and strawberry.


Great wine combined with Asian dishes, white meats and grilled fish. It also serves pasta, risotto and grilled dishes.

Interesting Facts

Rosato wine from Castello di Ama tastes more like a young red wine, rather than pink. Rosato superbly in his youth, but it also retains all its great quality and for a longer period of time. It's a great wine is made from the same vineyards as the flagship of Chianti, the vines were planted in 1964-1978, respectively. The wine is made by "saigner" ("bleeding"). After 12 hours after initiation of the fermentation, the wort part coated 12-hour through maceration of the skin color pink is placed in another container, where the fermentation is continued at a temperature of 18-20 ° C, then 40-50% of the wine malolactic fermentation runs. Excerpt performed briefly in neutral vessels. Storage capacity of this wine is 2-3 years.


Castello di Ama company was 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 cellars and vineyards experiments in which to identify 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 and 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 number of illuminated leaves. The territory of vineyards located at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level. Rich soil, perfect climate and careful care of the vineyards provide high quality crop.

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.


  • Color depth: moderate
  • Body/Saturation: average
  • Serving temperature: 10–12 °С
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  • Aging potential: 2-3 years
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