2015 Castello di Ama, Apparita, Toscana 6x750ml

RP96VM98

HK$10,199 / Case

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UK Stock: ETA to HK address 10-16 weeks (air)
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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

Vinous – 98

Ama’s 2015 L’Apparita is shaping up to be phenomenal. That is the good news. But readers are going to have to give the 2015 at least another 8-10 years before the wine starts to drink well, as today, the flavors are remarkably primary. That is hardly a surprise given how this Tuscan thoroughbred ages. A rush of blackberry jam, spice, menthol, and graphite build into a crescendo of aromas, flavors and textures. Over the years, I have had the chance to take virtually every vintage of L’Apparita. There is little doubt the 2015 will soon take its place as one of the epic editions. [Antonio Galloni, 22/02/2019]

Anticipated maturity: 2025-2045

Robert Parker – 96

“It’s impossible not to be completely smitten by the 2015 L’Apparita. This pure expression of Merlot from Chianti Classico is an exceedingly smooth and enriched expression with abundant tones of black cherry, spice, chocolate and barbecue smoke. The mouthfeel is gorgeous, and although this wine is not as extracted or dense as past editions, it is far more finessed and elegant. You get a clear taste not only of the grape but of the gravely soils that make up this extraordinary territory. What could be better than Merlot and Tuscany blended together in a single bottle?” [Monica Larner, 31/10/2018]

Anticipated maturity: 2019-2035

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