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CASTELLO DI AMA Vigneto La Casuccia 2007

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CASTELLO DI AMA Vigneto La Casuccia 2007

La Cassuccia is a single vineyard wine produced only in the very best years. The La Casuccia vineyard anchored in calcareous clay, comprises 12.58 hectares, at an elevation ranging from 480 metres to 526. A blend of Sangiovese with a small portion of Merlot, the wine undergoes a warm fermentation with regular pump overs and a lengthy maceration of 26 days. Following assemblage, the wine is matured in a mix of new and one year old French oak. A slightly more fruit-forward modern style, La Casuccia shows upfront red berry fruit, and a firm backbone of fine polished tannins.
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La Cassuccia is a single vineyard wine produced only in the very best years. The La Casuccia vineyard anchored in calcareous clay, comprises 12.58 hectares, at an elevation ranging from 480 metres to 526. A blend of Sangiovese with a small portion of Merlot, the wine undergoes a warm fermentation with regular pump overs and a lengthy maceration of 26 days. Following assemblage, the wine is matured in a mix of new and one year old French oak. A slightly more fruit-forward modern style, La Casuccia shows upfront red berry fruit, and a firm backbone of fine polished tannins.
  • Style: Red
  • Vintage: 2007
  • Region: Chianti Classico
  • Code: CASMCAS
  • Appellation: Tuscany
  • Country: Italy

Winery CASTELLO DI AMA

Castello di Ama is a family wine producer in the Chianti Classico district of Tuscany. The vineyard and winery was initially established by a group of families in the 1870’s in the beautiful hills of Chianti Classico near the village of Ama. Today the estate is run by the family of Lorenza Sebasti and Marco Pallanti. Castello di Ama owns 89 ha of vineyards spread over 5 valleys that surround Ama. The 65.38 hectares of vineyards registered with the Chianti Classico DOCG is situated at an altitude ranging between 390 and 530 meters above sea level on clay-limestone soils rich in texture providing minerality to the wines. The estate produces a number of wines including Chianti Classico DOCG, single vineyard Chianti Classico DOCG wines (Bellavista and Cassuccia), IGT Toscana “Super Tuscans” L'Apparita (Merlot, Canaiolo, Malvasia), Haiku (Sangiovese, Cabernet franc, Merlot), Il Chuiso (Sangiovese, Pinot Noir), Rosato (Sangiovese, Merlot), and Vin Santo.