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Castello di Ama Chianti Classico 2000

Member Review by oenowoman66:

drank October 2007 / beautiful deep red with intriguing nose / took some time to open up but picked up pine scents at times / dates, figs, and mild tobacco / very smooth & easy-drinking

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Castello di Ama:
“A place of cultic importance in the wine world. We Italians often complain that we do not have our own Chateaux Margaux, our Romanée Conti, our Opus One. But we are wrong, for we do have here in Italy some wine “houses” that are something better, something beyond the normal cellar. Relatively few, perhaps, but true domains of Bacchus where everything is utterly flawless, where time assumes the... Read more
“A place of cultic importance in the wine world. We Italians often complain that we do not have our own Chateaux Margaux, our Romanée Conti, our Opus One. But we are wrong, for we do have here in Italy some wine “houses” that are something better, something beyond the normal cellar. Relatively few, perhaps, but true domains of Bacchus where everything is utterly flawless, where time assumes the feel of history, the memory of timeless impressions, the quintessential ingredient in the evolution of wine. Castello di Ama is one of those places where one encounters the Platonic absolutes (…)” Read less

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Snooth User: oenowoman66
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10/07/2007

drank October 2007 / beautiful deep red with intriguing nose / took some time to open up but picked up pine scents at times / dates, figs, and mild tobacco / very smooth & easy-drinking




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