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2016 Ansonica Fattoria di Magliano

Grapes Ansonica
Colour White
Origin Italy, Tuscany
ABV 12%

This is an exciting new release from our friends at Fattoria di Magliano in the Tuscan Maremma. Ansonica is a classic variety from the south coast of Tuscany, the Argentario Peninsula and the Tuscan Archipelago isles. And you can truly feel the Tuscan coastline in this wine. Bright, singing acidity - love hard, white, stone-fruit character but an unignorable saline vein drives through the middle. This is fresh and joyous and loaded with bright fruit but also strong notes of the wild mediterranean herbs found all over the hills and cliffs of this beautiful coastal spot. New, fun and fascinating drinking - our first Ansonica and it's brilliant fun. L&S (Jun 2017)

Currently out of stock in our warehouse.

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Fattoria di Magliano

Nestled in the hilly Italian countryside of Maremma Toscana with its vineyards descending towards the Thyrrhenian Sea from a height of 300m, The vineyards here offer some of the best views we know of the Tuscan coastline. La Fattoria di Magliano was set up in 1996 by Agostino Lenci. Agostino, fascinated by the history of the region and its centuries old wine-making traditions, sees his job and duty to safeguard nature – both wild and agricultural. Minimum intervention and limited development makes for wonderfully healthy vines and truly characterful wines.

Twenty years on these beautiful vineyards are maturing and producing the best fruit of their lives, vine age and bio-dynamic practices means these wines now really are better than ever since the first harvest in 2003. And we should not forget that even when young these vineyards were producing wonderful fruit - the 2004 Poggio Bestiale was rated Italy's best Tuscan wine under £20 in Decanter magazine – quite an achievement for a wine with such a short history. The soil here is sandy with a good amount of clay, which combined with a good dose of sunshine and sea breeze, results in some really beautiful wines – full-flavoured, rippley rich but with a dynamic twang of acidity and pep that makes them just so drinkable.

This wine isn't currently part of a mixed case, but you can always browse our full selection of mixed cases here.
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