2020 Ampelaia Alicante ‘Unlitro’ Costa Toscana Rosso, Tuscany (1L)
Unlitro comes from vineyards at an altitude of 200-300 meters above sea level in area where the climate marked by sea breezes and the vines are surrounded by chestnut woods. Aged for 6 months in cement, ‘Unlitro’ – one litre of Ampeleia – is a one-liter bottle expression of the freshness and vitality of the estate. Red-fruited and juicy, this is perfect for pizza night, pasta with tomato-based sauces or simply to sip on with bowl of olives and your favorite people.
Ampeleia isa side project of legendary winemaker Elisabetta Foradori, Ampeleia is located in Tuscany on the Colline Metallifere (Metal hills) – mineral-rich hills that have been mined since Etruscan times. The estate spans different plots of land at different altitudes, each vineyard boasting a distinctive identity. Since 2009 the vineyards have been farmed biodynamically and all work is done entirely by hand. The wines are fermented in cement, slowly and naturally, and are neither fined nor filtered.