Ampeleia IGT Costa Toscana

2016

100% Cabernet Franc from the Ampeleia di Sopra parcels at 450-600 meters above sea level. Vines were planted between1995 and 2004.  The grapes are fully destemmed and there is a maceration of 20 days.  Fermented in cement tanks and 5000-6000L casks. Aging is 12 months in these same vessels, followed by 2 years of aging in bottle before release. 20,000 bottles produced. 

93 points
"A beautiful, pure red with blue fruit and minerality. Notes of slate and sage, too. Medium to full body. Firm tannins and a fresh, bright finish. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold"
James Suckling,
, 2019

SKU/Code: 
DB6280-16
Product Line: 
Wine
Red
Varietal: 
Cabernet Franc
Farming Type: 
Biodynamic