Castello di Ama Vigneto Bellavista Chianti Classico Gran Selezione | 2016 | 750 ml.

Item #: 51119

Store Location: RR16A | 4

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Wine Grapes

Primary Grape: Sangiovese | All Grapes: 80% Sangiovese

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  • Table Wine
  • Red
  • Sangiovese
  • Italy
  • Tuscany
  • Chianti Classico
  • 2016
  • 750 ml.
  • 13.5%
  • 8021846021624
  • RR16A | Bin#: 4
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Critical Acclaim

RP98 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 19th Sep 2019

"The 2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigneto Bellavista sees fruit sourced from one of Castello di Ama’s most beautiful vineyards with a wide exposures and plenty of sunshine. This wine shows profound complexity and a far-reaching bouquet that evolves slowly in the glass. Of these three single-vineyard Gran Selezione wines (Bellavista, La Casuccia and San Lorenzo), the Vigneto Bellavista is the most complete, but it is also the most linear and streamlined in terms of mouthfeel. I would bet on putting this wine aside in your cellar for a longer aging time." (98 pts.)

VN98 Vinous Aug 2019

"Ama’s 2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigneto Bellavista is a flat out stunner. Dark and brooding in its first impression, the 2016 races out of the glass with explosive vertical lift. This structured, potent Chianti Classico won’t be ready to drink anytime soon, but it is immensely promising. Savory herbs, crushed rocks, chalk and dried flowers add myriad layers of dimension. The 2016 is complex, nuanced and built for cellaring." (98 pts.)

WE96 Wine Enthusiast 4/1/2020

"Aromas of black-skinned fruit, dark spice and sunbaked soil mingle with whiffs of camphor and forest floor on this enticing blend of 80% Sangiovese and 20% Malvasia Nera. The elegant, structured palate delivers black plum, ripe black cherry, star anise and crushed mint while firm, polished tannins provide support and finesse. It’s well balanced, with bright acidity, while an earthy hint of game gives the finish depth. Drink 2023–2036." (96 pts.)

JS97 JamesSuckling.com Tuesday, November 26, 2019

"A glorious and racy red with ultra-fine tannins that are polished and very intense. It grows on the palate and delivers fabulous crushed raspberries, apple skins and wet earth. Lovely combination of ripeness and transparency. Drink in 2021, but wonderful to taste now if you decant it." (97 pts.)

Tuscany

There are few regions as picturesque as Italy's Tuscany. And there are few regions that produce finer wines, either. Tuscany is home to legendary wine regions Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti, among others, where the red wine grape Sangiovese is king. It's also home to "Super Tuscans," a category of Tuscan wines that don't officially fall within the Italian wine classification system.

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Italy

Italy is famous for its powerful, sleek, and elegant reds wines from ancient growing areas with legendary names such as Chianti, Barolo, Barbaresco, Montepulciano. Italian white wines are also gaining popularity: Orvieto, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon are excellent examples of Italian white wines.

Wines of Italy are complex and flavorful, much like the culture that is their source and the cuisine that is their match.

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More Information
SKU51119
Product TypeWine
Alternate NameCastello di Ama Vigneto Bellavista
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
Product Location - Location-AppellationChianti Classico
Package Size750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume13.5%
BrandCastello di Ama
Bottles per Case12
Vintage2016
Bin Location4
Premier PickNo
Wine TypeTable Wine
Wine - ColorRed
Grape(s)80% Sangiovese
Primary GrapeSangiovese
Dollar Sale (Y/N)No
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