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Low Sulphite Vegan
Ampeleia Carignano 2017
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Ampeleia Carignano 2017

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One Line Description Ampeleia Carignano biodynamic wine, unfiltered, 100% Carignano, full, earthy, subtle minerality and dark fruits.
Production Method Natural, Organic, Biodynamic
Country Italy Italian
Region Tuscany, Italy
Producer Ampelaia
Vintage 2017
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Carignano
Alcohol 14% abv
Terroir Sandy soils rich in pebbles, 200 to 350 m above sea level
Maturation 8 months in concrete tanks with the lees
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential Lovely in youth but would develop nicely over 5-8 years
Production Detail Biodynamic, non-interventionist approach in cellar, aged in concrete
Natural Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Vegan, Unfined


Ampeleia Carignano biodynamic wine, unfiltered, low sulphur, 100% Carignano, full, earthy, subtle minerality and dark fruits. A Tuscan Rhone in disguise with silky smooth tannins, backed up by sweet cherry, spice & liquorice. Perfect for stews, lamb, goats cheese or even cold night in front of the fire.

Ampeleia was born in 2002 from the collaboration and friendship between Elisabetta Foradori, Thomas Widmann and Giovanni Podini. They saw in Ampeleia a place where they could not only develop an agricultural project but also fulfill a common vision relating to shared values and experiences. The vineyards were converted to biodynamic farming in 2009. All the wines here are made by respecting the natural processes transforming grapes to wine, aiming for a true expression of its land of origin. The wines are pure and expressive, plenty of crunchy acidity to cut through classic Tuscan cuisine. The wines are bottled without fining or filtration, and very little sulphur. Fermentation takes place naturally in amphora.

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