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Wine Merlot IGT l'Apparita 2005

$ 300
Ratings and Awards
RP 93
40 ratings for other vintages
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Tasting Notes


The wine is dark purple, gravitating towards garnet.


The wine has a rounded tive and harmonious taste with a long finish.


The wine has a fine, full-bodied and well-balanced flavor, woven from fine black fruit aromas, combined with herbaceous nuances inherent in Merlot, which softens the animal and mineral notes.


Wine is perfect for gourmet cuisine, grilled meats or grilled, as well as aged cheeses.

Interesting Facts

"L'Apparita" - it is a cult, and the oldest wine farms Castello di Ama, which brought worldwide fame to their manufacturers, since the first vintage in 1985. It has passed the test of time, so do not give the slightest reason to doubt its quality. Vineyard "L`Apparita" formed of several small plots located at the top of a large vineyard vignette Bellavista. Its area is 3.8 hectares. Merlot was planted here in the 1982-85's. Crop harvested from late September. Grapes twice subjected to selection and sorting: first in the vineyard and then - at the winery with special sorting tables. Destebliruyutsya and berries are easy pressing. Fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks tested at 32-33 ° C for 4 weeks. The whole process of vinification is carried out in contact with the skins. The wine is aged in oak barrels for 18 months, half barrels new, half - medium and mild burning. Wine "L`Apparita" with its ideal structure and a delicate balance between all components has a great future and can be stored at least until 2020.

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 hectares of which are vineyards. Despite its youth, the Castello di Ama quickly became famous and was among the best wine producers in Italii.Kak 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, to the mid-twentieth century, little is left of those great places, and restore them turned out to be a daunting task. 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.


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