Wine Chianti Classico DOCG Vigneto La Casuccia 2006
Wine alive, shimmering purple.
The wine has a strong taste with well perceptible tannins and excellent length, through which the mouth is a feeling velvety and extraordinary softness.
The wine has a grassy aroma with a hint of mineral and animal notes.
The wine goes well with pasta, main course of meat or venison and cheese.
Chianti Classico La Kazucha vignette was first produced in 1985, the grapes are harvested in the vineyard La Kazucha area of 12.5 hectares, divided into 17 sections, two of which are planted Merlot. Vines in this vineyard were planted in the period from 1964 to 1975, the clay-limestone soil.
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.