The Consorzio of Chianti Classico introduced a new designation, Gran Selezione, in 2013. It represents the pinnacle of a quality with in the DOCG. The goal is to have stricter standards to drive quality in the wines of Chianti Classico. The new category is projected to represent about 10 percent of the Chianti Classico production.
Castello di Ama San Lorenzo is named after the picturesque San Lorenzo valley
viewed from the estate’s eighteenth-century Villa Pianigiani and Villa Ricucci.
This wine is produced from the finest grapes grown in the historic vineyards
Bellavista, Casuccia, San Lorenzo and Montebuoni.
An expression of Sangiovese blended with the smallest quantities of Merlot and Malvasia Nera, the hallmarks of this complex wine are finesse, elegance, intensity, length and freshness.
Castello di Ama San Lorenzo has a remarkable ability to evolve,
developing aromatic complexity and exemplary intensity over time.