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Castello di Ama Chianti Classico Vigneto Bellavista 2001

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First released in 1978, Bellavista is a special selection from our oldest vineyard, and has always been our flagship wine. Thanks to its distinctive personality, it faithfully expresses the superb qualities of terroir of Ama. This austere, elegant Chianti Classico is a long-time resident in the Olympus of the world’s greatest wines.

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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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4.00 5
12/18/2009

Earthy, dusty red fruit aromas lead into a juicy win. Full of ripe red fruits, earth with light oak, this fairly acidic wine finishes with a great bunch of fruit, and has good balance along the whole length of the wine.


Snooth User: Philip James
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4.50 5
01/01/2010

Iron and iodine on the nose. Smooth on entry, but the smokey flavors build quickly. Well balanced with good minerality. A sharpness and some delicate hay flavors. Very nice. Good structure and drying tannins.


Snooth User: DamagE
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5.00 5
12/29/2008

Five glasses



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First released in 1978, Bellavista is a special selection from our oldest vineyard, and has always been our flagship wine. Thanks to its distinctive personality, it faithfully expresses the superb qualities of terroir of Ama. This austere, elegant Chianti Classico is a long-time resident in the Olympus of the world’s greatest wines.

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