Sine Felle Ambrato 2018

Podere Casaccia • 750ml

$33.95

Podere Casaccia Sine Felle Ambrato is a skin contact natural wine (orange wine) made from a blend of old vine Malvasia and Trebbiano grapes farmed biodynamically. About 9 months of skins maceration, spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts, aged for a few months in neutral oak barrels (botti) and stainless steel tanks. Sine Felle Ambrato is a savory orange wine with great body and a beautiful golden yellow amber color.

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Why You Should Try It

The Wine: Sine Felle Ambrato 2018

Podere Casaccia Sine Felle Ambrato is a skin contact natural wine (orange wine) made from a blend of old vine Malvasia and Trebbiano grapes farmed biodynamically. About 9 months of skins maceration, spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts, aged for a few months in neutral oak barrels (botti) and stainless steel tanks. Sine Felle Ambrato is a savory orange wine with great body and a beautiful golden yellow amber color.

The Producer: Podere Casaccia

Podere Casaccia is a winery located in Scandicci, near Firenze, Tuscany, founded in 1999. The oenologist Roberto Moretti and Leonello Anello adopt a non-interventionist approach and work with biodynamic grapes.

The Region: Tuscany

Tuscany, Toscana in Italian, even more so than Piedmont, is the Italian region that has become a synonym with Italian wine worldwide. Its signature rolling hills, cypress trees, winding country roads, and medieval hilltop hamlets have been glamorized by countless films, TV shows, and publications, making Tuscany one of the most famous wine regions in the world.

Tuscany is situated in central Italy, delimitated to the west by the Tyrrhenian Sea and to the east by the Apennine Mountains – more specifically the Appennino Tosco-emiliano. It borders with Liguria and Emilia-Romagna (north), Umbria and Marche (east), and with Lazio (south). The capital of Tuscany is Florence.



The Terroir of Tuscany

In Tuscany, there are several microclimates which contribute to different terroirs. This is particularly evident if we look at the different styles of Sangiovese: cooler areas Sangiovese such as in Chianti Classico and Brunello di Montalcino to, and warmer area Morellino di Scansano.

Generally speaking, the climate varies from temperate and generally warm on the coast to cooler with significant temperature variations between day and night inland, getting progressively warmer as we move south.


The Red Wines of Tuscany

Tuscany is home of the most widely planted red grape varietal in Italy, Sangiovese, which is present in a variety of clones with different names based on location. Classic Tuscan red wines Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, and Morellino di Scansano are made respectively with Sangiovese Grosso or Brunello, Prugnolo Gentile, Morellino.

Chianti is also made with Sangiovese, grown all over the Chianti region, traditionally blended with indigenous red grapes Colorino and Canaiolo – although in recent years Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon have also been used.

The coastal area around the town of Bolgheri, and more recently the southwestern area called Maremma Toscana, is where Super Tuscans find their home. Super Tuscan wines are blends including non-indigenous varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petite Verdot, and Syrah.

These French grape varietals are often blended with local Sangiovese, but we also have several examples of non-blended Super Tuscans.


The White Wines of Tuscany

In Tuscany we can also find great examples of white wines, Vernaccia di San Giminiano being the most characteristic, and sweet wines – Vin Santo, Aleatico Passito dell’Elba.

Trebbiano Toscano is the most widely planted white grape varietal but in recent years we have seen an increase in popularity of Vermentino and in some areas Chardonnay.

 

Shipping & Returns

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Return Policy

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