The 40 hectare Tenuta Aquilaia estate was recently acquired by Azienda Uggiano. Situated in Maremma (southern Tuscany) close to Scansano, in the province of Grosseto. With an average age of ten years, the vineyards produce five red grape varieties: Sangiovese, Ciliegiolo, Alicante, Merlot and Petit Verdot; plus white varieties Vermentino and Chardonnay. The area was an old Etruscan settlement and site of ancient winemaking, and several mementos of the Etruscan era are still visible.
Ciliegiolo means 'little cherry' in Italian. Native to Tuscany, it's believed to have been grown in ...
The first vintage from Uggiano's new property in Maremma, southern Tuscany. Mainly Sangiovese, known...