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Castello di Ama “L’Apparita” (2011) Toscana Rosso IGT
Apparita, the first pure Merlot produced in Tuscany, has been a cult wine since the first vintage, 1985. Located at the top of the Bellavista Vineyard, at an altitude of 490 meters above sea level, there are the small plots that make up the vineyard L It appears for a total of 3.84 hectares. Planted in 1975 with Canaiolo and Malvasia Bianca, they were re-grafted between 1982 and 1985 in Merlot, with the clone 342. The open lira training system and the particularly rich clay soil make this small cru a jewel of the world oenology.
Grapes: 100% Merlot
Tasting notes: deep purple red color with violet reflections. Impenetrable. On the nose hints of red berry fruit, blackberry, spices reminiscent of vanilla, black peppercorns and juniper. A balsamic note completes the olfactory profile of this wine. In the mouth it is extremely elegant, soft and enveloping, with a silky, gentle and at the same time powerful tannin. Definitely fresh, very persistent, endless.
Pairings: p perfect to accompany red meats, game and first courses based on meat sauce, it is ideal in combination with cold cuts and aged cheeses.
Format: 750 ml