The Ansonica Costa dell' Argentario extends over the hilly zones and coastal areas of the Maremma. It's mostly grown in the municipalities of Manciano, Capalbio and Orbetello and the entire territory of Monte Argentario and the Isola del Giglio. The same variety is also grown on Elba Island and in some areas of Sardinia and Sicily, where it's called Inzolia.
The Ansonica white wine needs intense sunshine, high temperatures and no or very little rainfall, which is why it's utterly at home in the gorgeously mild microclimate of the Argentario Coast. As the grapes are mostly grown on Giglio Island close to the sea, they produce a wine with a heavy salt content and a high alcohol level.
ANSONICA COSTA DELL'ARGENTARIO
Visual characteristics: A more or less intense golden yellow colour
Olfactory characteristics: Fruity, very delicate and palatable aromas
Taste characteristics: On the palate it's dry, soft and fresh, and very well- balanced. The minimum alcohol graduation is 11.5°
Food pairing: Perfect with highly flavoured fish and shellfish dishes, as well as vegetable-based soups and grilled white meat. Great in general with dishes that are not overly complicated in flavour and are perfumed and light.