Wine Chianti Classico DOCG Vigneto Bellavista 2006
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Wine saturated, vivid purple-red color with garnet hue.
The wine has a full-bodied palate with silky tannins and gentle and long finish.
The wine has a scent with notes of black currant, cherry and minerals.
The wine goes well with main courses of meat or venison, and grilled meat.
Chianti Classico "vignette Bellavista" and to this day is the leading wine Castello di Ama. This wine - the result of a careful selection of the crop harvested from the oldest vineyard management. It is produced only in exceptional years harvest. Thanks to its distinctive personality, it accurately reflects the excellent quality of the terroir Ama. This rigorous and elegant Chianti for many years ranks among the greatest wines in the world. Bellavista vineyards were planted in 1967 and 1975 and divided into several sectors. The name means "a stunningly beautiful view." The total area of 22.8 hectares of vineyard. Soils are mainly clay with gravel content. The first harvest was in 1978. Storage capacity of the vintage 2006 - 2035.
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.