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ANC0121WW
Ancarani
Le Signore
2021
Emilia-Romagna
Organic Farming
Wild yeasts
Low Sulphur
Vegan

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Emilia is name¬d for the Via Aemilia, a road built by the ancient Romans that connected Bologna to the cities of Modena, Reggio Emilia and Parma¬ to its northwest. The ancient Romans also lent their name to the eastern portion of the province, which stretches to the Adriatic Sea and includes Ravenna, once the capital of the Western Roman Empire. Emilia-Romagna lies to the south of the Po River, and the fertile Po valley is the source of the region's agricultural wealth and high standard of living. Over the years, wines have developed and thrived in certain locations, with specific grapes and cultivation techniques suited to the conditions of the soil and climate. Local wines and foods have evolved in close association with each other. Emilia-Romagna is the source of many treasures of Italian cuisine, such as parmigiano reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma and other cured meats. The unique wines of the region are meant to complement the flavours of the local cuisine.

The Ancarani winery is a small estate run by the family of the same name, located in Santa Lucia, a hamlet of Faenza. In 1934, grandfather Pietro, known as Delmo, bought the first hectares of land, handing them down to future generations, with the task of protecting them, loving them and sharing their story. Claudio runs the winery today, putting his passion and dedication into every single aspect. The vineyards of the Ancarani winery are located near the fortress of Oriolo, in the hills of Faenza, Emilia-Romagna. Throughout the rows, strictly native vines are grown, such as Sangiovese, Burson, Centesimino and Famoso, amongst others, harvested and vinified using traditional techniques. Production in the vineyard is limited to the natural characteristics of the terroir, and the grape bunches are pruned and carefully selected to ensure a richer bouquet and healthier grapes. Sulphites are reduced to a minimum, and Ancarani follows a philosophy that strives to protect the values of biodiversity and sustainability, paying close attention to the correct functioning of the ecosystem. In the cellar, maceration is long in order to transfer all the components present in the grapes to each individual wine variety. Each harvest, Ancarani produces just under 40,000 bottles, spread over nine different labels, mostly white wines.

Tasting note: Pale yellow; almost straw colour. Deeply aromatic; bright and intensely floral nose of concentrated citrus and stone fruits. The palate is dense and oily; with notes of grapefruit; canteloupe melon; clementine and peach. Fresh acidity; with a pithy; citrus finish to balance the rich; juicy mid-palate.
Winemaking Detail: Hand harvested. Destemmed followed by a gentle pressing to extract gentle aromas and softer fruit. Spontaneous fermentation on wild yeasts for 2 months, followed by aging in concrete tanks to ensure natural clarification and evolution of the wine.
Features Grapefruit Peach Blossom Soft Oily

Features Blossom, Grapefruit, Juicy, Oily, Peach, Soft,
Tasting note Pale yellow, almost straw colour. Deeply aromatic, bright and intensely floral nose of concentrated citrus and stone fruits. The palate is dense and oily, with notes of grapefruit, canteloupe melon, clementine and peach. Fresh acidity, with a pithy, citrus finish to balance the rich, juicy mid-palate.
Drink with
Chicken korma, Fish pie, Roast chicken,

Wine details

Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Producer Ancarani
Wine Name Le Signore
Colour White
Style Juicy & Ripe
Vintage 2021
Main Grape Famoso
Other Grapes
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Screwtop
A.B.V. 12.5%
Production 10000
Aging 8 months in concrete
Soil Sand;Calcareous Clay
Time to drink Now - 2024
Winemaking Detail Hand harvested. Destemmed followed by a gentle pressing to extract gentle aromas and softer fruit. Spontaneous fermentation on wild yeasts for 2 months, followed by aging in concrete tanks to ensure natural clarification and evolution of the wine.

ANC0121WW
Ancarani
Le Signore
2021
Emilia-Romagna
Organic Farming
Wild yeasts
Low Sulphur
Vegan

Emilia is name¬d for the Via Aemilia, a road built by the ancient Romans that connected Bologna to the cities of Modena, Reggio Emilia and Parma¬ to its northwest. The ancient Romans also lent their name to the eastern portion of the province, which stretches to the Adriatic Sea and includes Ravenna, once the capital of the Western Roman Empire. Emilia-Romagna lies to the south of the Po River, and the fertile Po valley is the source of the region's agricultural wealth and high standard of living. Over the years, wines have developed and thrived in certain locations, with specific grapes and cultivation techniques suited to the conditions of the soil and climate. Local wines and foods have evolved in close association with each other. Emilia-Romagna is the source of many treasures of Italian cuisine, such as parmigiano reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma and other cured meats. The unique wines of the region are meant to complement the flavours of the local cuisine.

The Ancarani winery is a small estate run by the family of the same name, located in Santa Lucia, a hamlet of Faenza. In 1934, grandfather Pietro, known as Delmo, bought the first hectares of land, handing them down to future generations, with the task of protecting them, loving them and sharing their story. Claudio runs the winery today, putting his passion and dedication into every single aspect. The vineyards of the Ancarani winery are located near the fortress of Oriolo, in the hills of Faenza, Emilia-Romagna. Throughout the rows, strictly native vines are grown, such as Sangiovese, Burson, Centesimino and Famoso, amongst others, harvested and vinified using traditional techniques. Production in the vineyard is limited to the natural characteristics of the terroir, and the grape bunches are pruned and carefully selected to ensure a richer bouquet and healthier grapes. Sulphites are reduced to a minimum, and Ancarani follows a philosophy that strives to protect the values of biodiversity and sustainability, paying close attention to the correct functioning of the ecosystem. In the cellar, maceration is long in order to transfer all the components present in the grapes to each individual wine variety. Each harvest, Ancarani produces just under 40,000 bottles, spread over nine different labels, mostly white wines.

Tasting note: Pale yellow; almost straw colour. Deeply aromatic; bright and intensely floral nose of concentrated citrus and stone fruits. The palate is dense and oily; with notes of grapefruit; canteloupe melon; clementine and peach. Fresh acidity; with a pithy; citrus finish to balance the rich; juicy mid-palate.
Winemaking Detail: Hand harvested. Destemmed followed by a gentle pressing to extract gentle aromas and softer fruit. Spontaneous fermentation on wild yeasts for 2 months, followed by aging in concrete tanks to ensure natural clarification and evolution of the wine.
Features Grapefruit Peach Blossom Soft Oily

Features Blossom, Grapefruit, Juicy, Oily, Peach, Soft,
Tasting note Pale yellow, almost straw colour. Deeply aromatic, bright and intensely floral nose of concentrated citrus and stone fruits. The palate is dense and oily, with notes of grapefruit, canteloupe melon, clementine and peach. Fresh acidity, with a pithy, citrus finish to balance the rich, juicy mid-palate.
Drink with
Chicken korma, Fish pie, Roast chicken,

Wine details

Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Producer Ancarani
Wine Name Le Signore
Style Juicy & Ripe
Vintage 2021
Main Grape Famoso
Other Grapes
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Screwtop
A.B.V. 12.5%
Production 10000
Aging 8 months in concrete
Soil Sand;Calcareous Clay
Time to drink Now - 2024
Winemaking Detail Hand harvested. Destemmed followed by a gentle pressing to extract gentle aromas and softer fruit. Spontaneous fermentation on wild yeasts for 2 months, followed by aging in concrete tanks to ensure natural clarification and evolution of the wine.