La Vigna dei Mille anni 2014 Casa d'Ambra DOC
La Vigna dei Mille anni by Casa d'Ambra is a truly unique wine. Its not at all a fancy name ... The vineyard is in fact dating back to back in 1030 and was inherited by the lawyer. Benedetto Migliaccio who has entrusted it to Amber. The wine, after 18 months of big barrel and bottle aging develops intense and structured with hints of raspberry, currant and ripe plum and with a finish of liquorice. A great product to be missed
- La Vigna dei Mille Anni
- Ischia per' e palummo DOC
- Vino rosso
- Production area
- Production area (municipality)
- Island of Ischia - central southern slope - Iesca - Municipality of Serrara Fontana - Tenuta Benedetto Migliaccio
- Grape variety
- Piedirosso, Cabernet Sauvignon, Aglianico
- 150-250 m. above sea level
- 0,75 l.
- Ruby red
- Raspberry, currant and ripe plum and with a licorice finish
The founder is Francesco D'Ambra, or Don Ciccio, born in 1863 from a family of local winemakers, who devoted himself, from an early age, to the wine trade of Ischia, which is appreciated and consumed on the Naples market at the end of the century . Business thrives so as to start and develop a large company in Ischia in the ancient Villa Garavini, which thus becomes the company headquarters. The sale is extended to the major regional markets to then expand abroad.
Every year Casa D'Ambra buys about 5,000 quintals of grapes from 150 Ischia wine growers, of which 120 are members of the Cooperative. The vineyards owned by the company are four hectares in Frassitelli, one hectare in the Montecorvo area. Moreover Casa D'Ambra has 6 hectares in the best areas of the island together with local winemakers. The company decidedly focuses on local vines: biancolella, forastera, uvarilla (white) and piedirosso and guarnaccia (red). Moreover, as evidence of a focus on improving the quality of the grapes and the approval of the old ones