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%.
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Strategic location for the large amount of hematite and limonite immediately identified by the emperor as soon as he landed on the island as a strategic-military axis.
The beach is named after the islet a few meters from the shore, itself named after Napoleon Bonaparte’s sister who, according to a legend (probably created by a tourism entrepreneur in the 1960s) loved to sunbathe on these rocks.
Designated as a summer residence, Napoleon purchased the property from the Manganaro family in 1814, with the intention of transforming it into a comfortable and refined abode that would have nothing to envy from Parisian residences.
Built in 1724 by Grand Duke Gaston de’ Medici, it was Napoleon’s city residence during his first stay on Elba Island.
It was built as a sign of gratitude in 1606 by José Pons y León of the Dukes of Arcos, Spanish governor of Naples and first governor of the square of Longone (part of the state of principals). In September 1814 Napoleon, accompanied by Pons and Bertrand wanted to visit the sanctuary.
While the Elban economy today is based on tourism, the fact remains that the people of San Piero and the west coast (Pomonte) have also lived and continue to live off their granite and marble
Visit the harbor where Maria Walewska landed and the armed watchtower visited by Napoleon himself in 1814