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Bright and balanced, picking up cedar, floral and mineral elements on the lingering aftertaste.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWine Advocate:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e The 2010 L’Apparita is a pure expression of Merlot with bold fruit nuances of cherry and black fruit at the core. 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2010 | Castello di Ama | L`Apparita

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Red Wine: 2010 | Castello di Ama | L`Apparita

Pure cherry underlies the spicy oak in this dense, focused red. Bright and balanced, picking up cedar, floral and mineral elements on the lingering aftertaste.

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Producer: Castello di Ama

Ratings: WA | 94  WS | 93

Vintage: 2010

Size: 750ml

ABV: 13.5%

Varietal: Merlot

    Country/Region: Italy, Tuscany

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      Detailed Description

      Pure cherry underlies the spicy oak in this dense, focused red. Bright and balanced, picking up cedar, floral and mineral elements on the lingering aftertaste.

        Reviews:

        • Wine Advocate: The 2010 L’Apparita is a pure expression of Merlot with bold fruit nuances of cherry and black fruit at the core. This vintage is especially sophisticated and fine: Evidently those cooling diurnal shifts during the growing season have contributed to the overall elegance and prestige of this beautiful varietal wine.
        • Wine Spectator: Pure cherry underlies the spicy oak in this dense, focused red. Bright and balanced, picking up cedar, floral and mineral elements on the lingering aftertaste.

        Producer Information

        Castello di Ama is an Italian producer, found the Chianti Classico region in Tuscany. It is particularly known for its range of single-vineyard Gran Selezione red wines. The estate has about 75 hectares (185 acres) of vineyards, all within a two-miles radius of the village of Ama. Vineyard holdings include the San Lorenzo, La Casuccia and Bellavista plots with each producing a single-vineyard Gran Selezione DOCG. Bellavista is generally regarded as the most elegant, La Casuccia the richest and lushest, with San Lorenzo somewhere in the middle. Castello di Ama also produces a couple of IGT Toscana wines. Haiku is a combination of Sangiovese with Bordeaux varieties whilst a small plot of Merlot in the San Lorenzo vineyard is the source of L'Apparita. Red wines are fermented in vats and then undergo malolactic fermentation in barrels. All of the reds are aged for 12 months in barrique, except for Il Chiuso, which receives six months. Proportions of new oak vary between each wine as well as each vintage.

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