Ampeleia Igt Costa Toscana – 2011, 2011

By Ampeleia

  • Region: Tuscany
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Filtered.
    • Low sulphite.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 34.00 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:Ampeleia is born from the synergistic blend of different grape varieties sourced in vineyards found on the hillsides dominated by the town of Roccatederighi, in the heart of Maremma., It embodies this land from the chestnut woods on higher ground, through the Mediterranean scrubland, to the lower fields with cork-oak woods. Six grape varieties are blended in this wine aspiring to represent the Mediterranean tradition of cultivating diversity., Grape Varieties: mainly Cabernet Franc, the rest is Sangiovese and four other varieties native to the Mediterranean Basin, Altitude: from 200 to 600 m above sea level, Harvest period: from the 10th to the 15th of October, Yield/ha: 35 – 40 hl/ha, Ageing: 16 months in wood/cement tanks followed by 12 months of bottle-ageing

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      About Ampeleia

      Tuscany, Italy

      Ampeleia is located in Maremma (Tuscany) on the Colline Metallifere (Metal hills) and is characterized by its high-rise from 200 to 600m above sea level that conveys biodiversity.

      It is a biodynamic farm managed by a group of young people in which Marco Tait expresses the vision of Elisabetta Foradori and Giovanni Podini and the terroir through the wines (Cabernet Franc and Mediterranean varieties).

      Today Ampeleia is: 35ha vineyards, 54ha wood, 32ha arable and grazing land, 1.5ha olive grove, vegetable garden, orchard, 6 cows, chicken.