Wine Castello di Ama, "Haiku", 2014, gift box, 1.5 L
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Reviews of purchase Castello di Ama, "Haiku", 2014, gift box, 1.5 L
The wine is deep and crystal clear ruby color.
The wine has a great, concentrated flavor that is very focused from the beginning to the end. The finish is long, juicy and refined.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine is dominated by shades of anise, sage, wild berries, ripe cherries, plums, hints of black pepper, spice, tobacco and dried herbs.
The wine goes well with main courses of meat or venison, and grilled meat.
Elegant red dry "Haiku", 2010 - a new wine from Castello di Ama. The very name, coming from the traditional genre of Japanese poetry, transmitted image of ancient traditions and nature. Japanese haiku consists of three lines - and this wine combines three grape varieties, reflects the full force of its terroir.
The grapes for the wonderful natural wine "Haiku" is going to single vineyard Montebuoni. Here grow Sangiovese and Merlot, as well as new wines this economy Cabernet Franc. Grapes are carefully harvested by hand in small boxes, and then carefully sorted, carried destemming and soft pressing. Fermentation is carried out with natural yeast in stainless steel at a temperature of about 30-32 ° C. Maceration is also done within 4 weeks and malolactic fermentation in oak barrels for 12 months. After fermentation, the wine "Haiku" is aged in barriques for 12 months and then for another year in the bottle.
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 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, 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.