Castello di Ama

Gran Selezione San Lorenzo Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend

9.119 ratings
9.14 pro ratings
Chianti Classico, Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
Sangiovese, Malvasia Nera, Merlot
Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Beef, Venison, White Rice, Potato, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Chicken, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Duck, Tomato-Based, Pork, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lamb, Turkey, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Timothy Eustis

Wine Director, Red Lion Inn

9.2

Now we’re talking. 2017. Drinking beautifully. Dark fruits, present and grippy but not overwhelming tannins. (Way more interesting than the Brunello I just tried.)

Now we’re talking. 2017. Drinking beautifully. Dark fruits, present and grippy but not overwhelming tannins. (Way more interesting than the Brunello I just tried.)

Nov 12th, 2023
Eric

Good Chianti. Doesn’t deliver for the price point.

Good Chianti. Doesn’t deliver for the price point.

Nov 24th, 2022
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9.4

The 2017 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Castello di Ama San Lorenzo is a fabulous choice for readers looking for an Ama wine to drink now. Radiant and expressive, with striking depth and exceptional balance, the 2017 is pure seduction. Sweet red cherry, kirsch, rose petal, blood orange and spice fill out the layers effortlessly. This is so beautifully done. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, September 2021)

The 2017 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Castello di Ama San Lorenzo is a fabulous choice for readers looking for an Ama wine to drink now. Radiant and expressive, with striking depth and exceptional balance, the 2017 is pure seduction. Sweet red cherry, kirsch, rose petal, blood orange and spice fill out the layers effortlessly. This is so beautifully done. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, September 2021)

Sep 24th, 2021
Pooneet K

Too young but still very nice with a 5h decant - suggest checking back in another 3-5 years. Tannins are very present, but the fruit and earth are very nice. Good acid too, especially for a hot vintage.

Too young but still very nice with a 5h decant - suggest checking back in another 3-5 years. Tannins are very present, but the fruit and earth are very nice. Good acid too, especially for a hot vintage.

Nov 20th, 2023
Lorena Jordao

2017 @ LIdo’s Four Seasons Miami Beach, 13.5%, beautiful!

2017 @ LIdo’s Four Seasons Miami Beach, 13.5%, beautiful!

Feb 23rd, 2022
John W
8.8

Castello di Ama Chianti Classico E40
San Lorenzo 2017. On the nose, cherry and anise. Dark ruby with no transparency. On the palate, cherry, vanilla, rich, jammy, full bodied. Tannins are strong.

Castello di Ama Chianti Classico E40
San Lorenzo 2017. On the nose, cherry and anise. Dark ruby with no transparency. On the palate, cherry, vanilla, rich, jammy, full bodied. Tannins are strong.

Nov 2nd, 2021
Matt Ragan

Matt had this 3 months ago

Matt had this 3 months ago

Nov 21st, 2023
Jose Otero

Jose had this 4 months ago

Jose had this 4 months ago

Nov 4th, 2023
Alan Snitow

Alan had this 6 months ago

Alan had this 6 months ago

Sep 1st, 2023
Serge Mismetti

Serge had this 7 months ago

Serge had this 7 months ago

Aug 13th, 2023