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Elba Ansonica

A Mediterranean wine like the beautiful coasts on which its vines are grown

Created from Ansonica grapes at least 85%, other white grapes may be used up to a maximum of 15%

Denomination

DOC

Category

White

Grapes

Ansonica and white grape varieties

Description

Ansonica is an ancient vine grown along the Mediterranean coasts in some of the most beautiful places, in addition to Elba it is found on Giglio Island, Argentario, Sicily and Sardinia. Covering an area of about 20 hectares, it is an averagely productive vine, expressing its best in poor, dry and sunny soils; it has a thick, crisp skin; in the past it was also sold as a table grape. Generally used white winemaking, but a characteristic fermentation with skins can be used. It is a wine varying in color from pale straw yellow to straw, with a delicate, characteristic odor and a dry, harmonious flavor. Alcohol content 11.5%.

Pairings

- Scampi
- Fish first courses
- Crustaceans
- Cheeses