Amphora Rouge - 2020 - Yves Canarelli
A rich, intense nose with notes of ripe fruit and spices. The palate has great volume, finesse and freshness – a pure and balanced wine. The amphora, this ancient vessel of winemaking, has been mastered to perfection by Canarelli.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2026
A blend of Nielluccio, Carcaghjolu Neru, Moresconu, Sciacerellu and Minustello, from vines grown biodynamically and planted on a clay-limestone soil, facing northwest and south, and growing in a windy climate. Manual harvest, low yields. Vinification: sorting of the bunches in the vineyard and in the cellar, passing through a sorting table, total desteming, vinification with indigenous yeasts in clay amphorae. Maturation in barrels that have seen several wines. The wine is neither fined nor filtered, zero added sulfites for this vintage!
Yves Canarelli took over his grandfather’s vines in 1993. In 20 years, he has shifted his viticulture over to biodynamics, and reintroduced ancient grape varietals like Cargaghjolu Nero, which nearly went extinct in the 1960s. He also transformed his domain into an ultra-modern estate, to fully benefit from one of the highest rates of sunshine in France. Yves has tested everything: from his...All wines
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