La Casuccia was first produced in 1985, the first wine to celebrate the nuptials of sangiovese and merlot in Chianti Classico. A firmly-structured wine, it nonetheless exhibits strikingly silky tannins and remarkable ageing potential.
750 ml Standard
Castello di Ama La Casuccia Chianti Classico Granselezione 2013
4 in stock
After completion of malolactic, the final blend was assembled on December 20, and all of the wine was matured in Allier barriques, 40% new and the rest one year old.
Castello di Ama
Fermentation developed regularly at temperatures between 30 and 33 ° C. The pumping over took place constantly throughout the fermentation period and the maceration lasted for a slightly less than average time, 26 days, thus allowing the extraction of an excellent quality of powerful and elegant polyphenols. After racking of 70 hl. most of the wine was placed in barriques and malolactic fermentation took place here.
The terrain is enough uniform throughout the area, with a dominant clayey-limestone.
The Merlot harvest took place on 29/9 and 8/10 for the Sangiovese (a total of 100 quintals were collected).
Sangiovese e Merlot
750 ml Standard
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