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Bianco di Ampeleia, 2018

By Ampeleia

  • Appellation: I.G.T Costa Toscana
  • Region: Tuscany
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Orange
  • Grape Varieties: Trebbiano, Ansonica, Malvasia
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone
  • Vessel type: Cement - Other
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 42 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:For our Bianco di Ampeleia we have recovered the wood of an old vineyard beside the winery and then grafted it with new varieties. These are co-plantes vineyards, as according to the local tradition, with Trebbiano grapes and some indigenous varieties of the Mediterranean basin (Ansonica and Malvasia). Altitude: from 300 to 600 mt above sea level Harvest Period: 2nd week of September Agening: 6 months in cement tank, skin-contact maceration for 7 days

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.